Torque Bead: 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 "Torque Bead".0
Torque Bead (BEAD9.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
80 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 88
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.701 C/W = 0.701
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 1.421
P/H = 0.493 C/H = 0.493
Vol./W^3 = 0.499
Addition # 14 - A table can be cut at C5, P5, or just flatten the tip a bit so there is no chipping. This is easy to cut and works well in about any material.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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