Talk:Voltolini - Hime

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Hime - Marco Voltolini

Pink CZ test-cut

Rendering simulating a stone cut in topaz. Image courtesy of Egor Gavrilenko

This is an hexagonal design clearly inspired by the classic "princess cut", transposed somehow to hexagonal symmetry. This design should perform well for stones with RI higher than quartz. I actually designed it to cut a stone in cubic zirconia and with such a high RI it performs very well, with a lot of sparkle.

Angles are set to work also with lower RI's and ray-tracing says that results should be good, but since I've not test-cut it in lower RI materials I couldn't guarantee a good "real life" result. Anyway the small table and the low-angle last tiers in the crown should help a little the tilt performance in low RI stones.