Quartz Shield: 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 "Quartz Shield".
Quartz Shield (MC38.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
82.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
44 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 54
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.507 T/L = 0.507
P/W = 0.426 C/W = 0.191
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.637
P/H = 0.668 C/H = 0.300
Vol./W^3 = 0.232
Addition # 4 - This is fairly easy to cut and has a nice flash. It is designed to be used with other stones in a set, but still be easy to set in jewelry. Cut in about any color material, 1cts+. Works in Tourmaline, Topaz and Peridot.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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