Pink Ghost: 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 "Pink Ghost"


Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)

Pink Ghost Jeff Graham Facet Design 1Pink Ghost Jeff Graham Facet Design 2

Pink Ghost (DOME28.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
76.7% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
109 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 121
12-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.288 T/L = 0.288 P/W = 0.419 C/W = 0.369
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.808 P/H = 0.519 C/H = 0.456
Vol./W^3 = 0.304



Addition # 13 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for pale to light colored material. This design will help improve color as well as dispersion. This is not hard to cut and works well in about any material.

Pink Ghost 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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