Striped “X”: Faceting Design Diagram
Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Striped "X" ".
Apatite (Yellow, Green, Neon, Blue)
Striped "X" (APAT4.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
88% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.64
85 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 97
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.591 T/L = 0.591
P/W = 0.439 C/W = 0.186
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.645
P/H = 0.680 C/H = 0.289
Vol./W^3 = 0.279
Addition # 2 - This works well in Peridot, Garnet, Sapphire, and Spinel. Cut it in a larger stone, I like peridot. The steps can change a little without much trouble, 1-24cts. Cut in refractive indexes 1.64 to 1.93 (88.7%) with no changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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