Texas Mirage: 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 "Texas Mirage".
Texas Mirage (MIR28.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
94.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
40 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 50
5-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.051 P/W = 0.435 C/W = 0.172
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.627
P/H = 0.693 C/H = 0.275
Vol./W^3 = 0.199
Addition # 9 - This works well in any material, but to see the star reflection a light to medium saturation works best. This is great for earrings and sets. I prefer it cut in a large stone so the star shows. Cut in refractive 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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