Pansie’s: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Pansie's".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
By Jeff R. Graham
93.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
43 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 55
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.071 T/W = 0.304 T/L = 0.284 P/W = 0.433
C/W = 0.184 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.637 P/H = 0.680 C/H = 0.289 Vol./W^3 = 0.216
Addition # 10 - This is fun and fast to cut, I like it in medium colored materials, because it is bright. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.76 with no changes. Note: The P3 tier just cuts in to look right, you can vary it to fit the rough.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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