Details: Akhavan - Faceting 101, Lesson 1 - Opening Octagon

Akhavan - Faceting 101, Lesson 1 - Opening Octagon
Author   Akhavan
Design Name:   Faceting 101, Lesson 1 - Opening Octagon

Shape   Octagon    L/W Ratio   1.00    Index Gear  96  R.I. 1.54   Facets  25


Description
Our first lesson is a simple octagon, with one set of pavilion and crown facets, no real meetpoints, and a floating table. This lesson teaches how to cut pavilion facets to a centerpoint (P1), how to cut girdle facets to an even depth (G1), how to level the girdle when cutting crown facets (C1), and how to cut a table (T). Lesson rules: cut in amethyst, with no size restrictions

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