Little Mo: 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 Mo".
Garnet (Pyrope, Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartite, Grossular, Demantoid, Tsavorite)
Little Mo (MC62.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
83.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.73
52 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 64
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.075 T/W = 0.470 T/L = 0.437
P/W = 0.419 C/W = 0.223
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.663
P/H = 0.633 C/H = 0.337
Vol./W^3 = 0.241
Addition # 7 - I designed this for a nice size yellow/green Mali Garnet. This is very deep to help color and dispersion. Notice the facets are smaller and they cross each other to help increase sparkle. This works well in man-made Sapphire, Zircon, and CZ with no changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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