Solo Sunrise: 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 "Solo Sunrise".


Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)

Solo Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Solo Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Solo Sunrise (SUN4.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
82.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
42 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 54
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.443 T/L = 0.443 P/W = 0.442
C/W = 0.167 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.628 P/H = 0.703 C/H = 0.265 Vol./W^3 = 0.192




Addition # 11 - Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is actually designed for single color non-shiller material or light watermelons. Note: The table is not large so it works best in pale colors.

Solo Sunrise Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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