Snare: 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 "Snare".0
By Jeff R. Graham
94.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
36 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 40
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 P/W = 0.435 C/W = 0.179
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.634
P/H = 0.686 C/H = 0.283
Vol./W^3 = 0.250
Addition # 9 - This is simple to cut and works well in about any material. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This works well in saturated materials like dark Citrine and Amethyst.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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