Puzzle Palace: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Puzzle Palace".
Puzzle Palace (SUN25.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
80.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
28 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 34
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.536 T/L = 0.465 P/W = 0.465
C/W = 0.228 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.713 P/H = 0.652 C/H = 0.320 Vol./W^3 = 0.291
Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is fast to cut and designed for color spots. Put the color centered in the pavilion. This also works well in Beryl. Be careful and make the crown steps accurate.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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