Radiant Antique: 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 "Radiant Antique".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Radiant Antique (B30.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
92.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
57 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 65
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.507 T/L = 0.507
P/W = 0.485 C/W = 0.179
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.684
P/H = 0.709 C/H = 0.262
Vol./W^3 = 0.256
Addition # 5 - This is very nice and it is designed to work in even a very small size stone. This is killer in any R.I. with no changes, including Quartz. I like it in Sapphire and use this design a lot. It cuts very fast and is really a "Money Cut"…
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Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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