Torque : Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Torque".
By Jeff R. Graham
81.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
17 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 23
L/W = 2.000 T/W = 1.846 T/L = 0.923 P/W = 0.401
C/W = 0.191 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.611 P/H = 0.655 C/H = 0.312 Vol./W^3 = 0.530
Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is harder to cut then it looks, the breaks can be tweaked for the table meets. This is for light shiller and colored rough. The L/W is not critical. Note: The pavilion facets are exact opposites and equal.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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