Vexation: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Vexation".
By Jeff R. Graham
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
50 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 58
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.211 T/L = 0.211
P/W = 0.339 C/W = 0.339
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.698
P/H = 0.486 C/H = 0.486
Vol./W^3 = 0.370
Addition # 14 - Note that the drill hole for this bead can be 96-48 or 24-72. Also, facets at 68 degrees can be cut in on both sides of the drill hole. When P1(G) is cut measure the width and cut P2(G) to 1/4 of it to make even squares.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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