Ups "E" Daisy : 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 "Ups "E" Daisy".0
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Ups "E" Daisy (TLINE33.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
81.4% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
105 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 113
8-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.509 T/L = 0.509
P/W = 0.465 C/W = 0.204
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.689
P/H = 0.674 C/H = 0.297
Vol./W^3 = 0.262
Addition # 1 - This design cuts easy, however it should be a larger stone. Watch the meets on P4 so that the P5, P6 look even, 2-12cts. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.93 (90.6%) with no changes. I prefer this in light to medium colored materials.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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