Little Mick: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Little Mick".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Little Mick (B17.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
88.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
61 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 77
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.172 T/W = 0.645 T/L = 0.550
P/W = 0.499 C/W = 0.203
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.722
P/H = 0.691 C/H = 0.281
Vol./W^3 = 0.307
Addition # 5 - This is a very low L/W oval and is designed to be cut in small material, but works well in any size. I often need a design like this for a quick oval in nodule shaped Tourmaline. This works in R.I. 1.62 to 1.93 (91.5%) with no changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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