Whoa: 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 "Whoa".


Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)

Whoa Jeff Graham Facet Design

Whoa Jeff Graham Facet Design

Whoa (SUN17.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
82.7% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
24 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 32
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 2.000 P/W = 0.484 C/W = 0.170
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.674 P/H = 0.718 C/H = 0.252
Vol./W^3 = 0.696



Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This works well in about any material. Try it in a long skinny watermelon. Put the color in the center and leave some gold on the ends.

Whoa Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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