Salvation: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Salvation - Quartz"
By Jeff R. Graham
85.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
65 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 81
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.224 T/L = 0.224 P/W = 0.426
C/W = 0.234 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.680 P/H = 0.627 C/H = 0.344 Vol./W^3 = 0.214
Addition # 10 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.93 with no changes. This is not hard to cut and is quite nice in light to medium saturated materials. This makes great earrings and I tend to prefer it cut in 10mm and larger sizes.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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