88"s: Faceting Design Diagram


Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "88's".

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Quartz (Amethyst, Citrine, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose)

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88"s (BEAD17.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
82 facets
8-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.244 T/L = 0.244
H/W = 0.916
Vol./W^3 = 0.449

PAVILION

 

CROWN

 

Addition # 14 - NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. This is easy to cut and works well in small to medium sized material.

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler


Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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