Sun Drop: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Sun Drop"
Sun Drop (SUN35.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
79.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
22 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 30
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.936 T/W = 1.520 T/L = 0.785 P/W = 0.458
C/W = 0.177 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.654 P/H = 0.700 C/H = 0.270 Vol./W^3 = 0.466
Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for shiler or color. Note: A preform of the correct L/W is the best way to cut this. The P4(G), P5(G) are equal size. L/W is not critical, but this design not for a beginner.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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