Multi Sunrise: 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 "Multi Sunrise".


Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)

Multi Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Multi Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Multi Sunrise (SUN5.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
87.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
51 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 63
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.445 T/L = 0.445 P/W = 0.442
C/W = 0.184 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.645 P/H = 0.684 C/H = 0.285 Vol./W^3 = 0.194



Addition # 11 - Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for light to medium colored material, no heavy shiller. This works best when the color spot is centered and surrounded by gold/clear material.

Multi Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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