Temple Glass Triangle: Faceting Design Diagram
Details and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Temple Glass Triangle".0
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Temple Glass Triangle (TLINE6.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
80.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
73 facets + 27 facets on girdle = 100
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.005 T/W = 0.488 T/L = 0.486
P/W = 0.382 C/W = 0.169
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.571
P/H = 0.669 C/H = 0.295
Vol./W^3 = 0.189
Addition # 1 - Here is something different! The pavilion facets P10 go through the girdle which is something unusual. It was a look I tried to get for this stone, it is not easy to cut. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.93 (80%) with no changes. Light to medium-dark material and works well in Topaz, 1-18cts.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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