Muse: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details, and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Muse".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
By Jeff R. Graham
84.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
79 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 85
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.390 T/L = 0.338 P/W = 0.464
C/W = 0.366 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.849 P/H = 0.546 C/H = 0.431 Vol./W^3 = 0.367
Addition # 13 - This is pretty simple to cut. Cut in light to medium saturated materials. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.93 with no changes.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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