Point "R": 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 "Point "R" "0
Garnet (Pyrope, Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartite, Grossular, Demantoid, Tsavorite)
Point "R" (GNETP27.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
81.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.73
71 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 81
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.290 T/W = 0.833 T/L = 0.646
P/W = 0.454 C/W = 0.173
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.647
P/H = 0.701 C/H = 0.268
Vol./W^3 = 0.361
Gram Book 1 - This design is not easy, watch the P7-13 they can be a little tricky. They also could be cut in a different order if you want. P13 can be omitted on a small stone. The crown is mostly steps and they can be varied, but the table & C8 may need to be adjusted,1-14cts. This works in Sapphire and YAG.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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