Twinkle: 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 "Twinkle"0
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
By Jeff R. Graham
86% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
40 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 46
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.385 T/L = 0.334
P/W = 0.397 C/W = 0.212
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.630
P/H = 0.631 C/H = 0.337
Vol./W^3 = 0.239
Addition # 9 - This is not hard to cut, but the meets can be a little tough from a technical standpoint. This works well in any material. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.76 with no changes. This is nice in Garnet.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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