Long Shore Man: 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 "Long Shore Man".
Garnet (Pyrope, Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartite, Grossular, Demantoid, Tsavorite)
Long Shore Man (MC60.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
85.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.73
25 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 33
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.250 T/W = 1.027 T/L = 0.822
P/W = 0.537 C/W = 0.145
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.702
P/H = 0.765 C/H = 0.207
Vol./W^3 = 0.446
Addition # 7 - The L/W can vary on this with no problems. The corners are determined by the P4, P5 meet. If the stone is large the P3 can be tough to polish. I designed this for a ring with the bars on the crown running along the length of the finger. It will work well in man-made Sapphire and CZ.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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