Online Faceting Designs & Diagrams: Little Different

Information and guide on Faceting Designs. An Online Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this is called "Little Different"


Little Different by Jeff R. Graham

Little Different - Cutting Remarks

Tourmaline cut by Tony Carson

Little Different - Cutting RemarksShown at left is a 11mm x 7.3 mm deep ~ 4.32 carats

This is a round brilliant done on an odd 77 index. I originally designed this cut when I bought a 77 index from Ultra Tec, around 1996.

I was going to put this design on a t-shirt, but decided not to because only Ultra Tec owners could get a 77 index at the time. That has changed because there are others making a 77 index now.

This design is one of the best odd symmetry designs I have ever seen and is a very good example of what can be done with odd indexes.

This cuts well in about any material, I prefer it in light to medium saturation. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.93 with no changes.

Enjoy cutting your "Little Different"… Drop me an e-mail to let me know your results and what you've cut, or feel free to inquire if you have any questions or need some help regarding this design.

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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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