Rose: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Rose".
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
By Jeff R. Graham
86.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
57 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 65
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.184 T/L = 0.184 P/W = 0.405 C/W = 0.418
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.843 P/H = 0.480 C/H = 0.496
Vol./W^3 = 0.315
Addition # 13 - Cut this in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes. This is simple to cut and makes a very interesting design. I designed this for pale to light saturated material.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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