Whoa Squared: Faceting Design Diagram
Helpful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Whoa Squared"
Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)
Whoa Squared (SUN33.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
84.7% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
23 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 31
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.878 T/L = 0.878 P/W = 0.467
C/W = 0.139 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.626 P/H = 0.746 C/H = 0.222 Vol./W^3 = 0.313
Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is more difficult to cut than it may look. The crown will take some tweaking to get right. This is designed for small color spots and medium saturation. Note: The crown breaks can be cut short then the steps cut and re-cut the breaks to meet.
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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