"Pendeloque"

Norman Steele

Index settings are for an 96 tooth gear.
Length to width ratio: 1.71

I just cut this 3 carat Oregon red
sunstone from rough I got from
Bob Fairburn, see his link on the gems index page.

Pavilion

  • Cut 3 facets to constant height at
    43.0º index 33, 63, 96.
  • Cut 2 facets at 44.7º index 12, 84.
  • Cut 2 facets at 48.6º index 22, 74.
  • Cut 2 facets at 49.0º index 29, 67.
  • Cut 2 facets at 45.0º index 03, 93.
    Size is determined by the meetpoint
    created between this facet and the first.
  • Cut 2 facets at 45.9º index 09, 87.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 03, 93.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 09, 87.
  • Cut 2 facets at 47.3º index 15, 81.
  • Cut 2 facets at 49.1º index 21, 75.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 15, 81.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 21, 75.
  • Cut 2 facets at 52.2º index 26, 70.
  • Cut 2 facets at 51.1º index 28, 68.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 26, 70.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 28, 68.
  • Cut 2 facets at 48.9º index 30, 66.
  • Cut 2 facets at 45.7º index 32, 64.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 30, 66.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 32, 64.
  • Cut 2 facets at 41.8º index 34, 62.
  • Cut 2 facets at 90.0º index 34, 62.
    Polish, then transfer dop to culet.

Crown

  • Cut 8 facets at 41.2º index 03, 09,
    15, 21, 75, 81, 87, 93.
    Meet pavilion at girdle.
  • Cut 4 facets at 41.9º index 26, 28,
    68, 70.
  • Cut 2 facets at 40.5º index 30, 66.
  • Cut 2 facets at 38.4º index 32, 64.
  • Cut 2 facets at 33.1º index 34, 62.
  • Cut 1 facet at 37.0º index 96.
  • Cut 4 facets at 37.0º index 12, 24,
    72, 84.
  • Cut 2 facets at 39.3º index 29, 67.
  • Cut 2 facets at 29.6º index 35, 61.
  • Cut 4 facets at 15.0º index 06, 18,
    78, 90.
  • Cut 2 facets at 16.4º index 27, 69.
  • Cut table facet at 00.0º index any.