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)

Muse Jeff Graham Facet Design 1Muse Jeff Graham Facet Design 2

Muse (DOME7.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
84.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
79 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 85
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
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.

Muse Jeff Graham Facet Design 3

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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