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 (DOME28.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
76.7% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
109 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 121
12-fold, mirror-image symmetry
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.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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