Cutting from the short side when the color is layered horizontally in the mould will yield a marbled effect, as shown. The preferred cut gives you a lovely bar of soap. More intricate designs require vertical and horizontal cuts to produce one or more soap bars with a mirror image. Generally, I work with three or more colors to achieve at least one diptych from the series. This soap is three days old in the beginning of staging for pictures.
The Final Cut
I have a good feeling that this soap will make "the final cut." This is the beginning of the "staging" phase although only three days out. The soap requires another four-weeks drying time before the final cut ~ sale readiness ~ is determined. Sometimes the soap looks fantastic at this phase only to become less than satisfactory during the drying phase. You'll have to check back in a couple weeks to see how gracefully this soap ages during the drying period.