Talk:Voltolini - Tristano

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Tristano - Marco Voltolini

4.95 ct African amethyst test-stone
Cut in feldspar

Rendering simulating the stone cut in rhodolite garnet. Image courtesy of Egor Gavrilenko

This is a nice "trillion" design with a slightly different outline. I like the pattern of reflections resulting from this cut. This design was intended for higher RI materials when I first put it "on paper", but I tweaked the angles a little to have some decent results with quartz also, affecting only a minumum the overall light return and reflection patterns. I'm happy after testing it on quartz and you can check the results from the picture on the right.

This is quite easy to cut, but you have to be always VERY precise to avoid too much tweaking for meetpoints on the crown. Not a big issue since results are rewarding.