Ojo Glitter: Faceting Design Diagram
Tips, details, and a guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Ojo Glitter".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Ojo Glitter (MC94.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
87.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
129 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 141
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.180 T/W = 0.494 T/L = 0.418 P/W = 0.508
Addition # 12 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 (89.2%) with no changes. This is complicated to cut and not for a novice but, actually, once you have cut it correctly it is not difficult at all. This is for a large stone.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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