Budgy: 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 "Budgy".


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

Budgy (B39.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2001
81.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
52 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 64
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.023 T/W = 0.503 T/L = 0.492
P/W = 0.508 C/W = 0.188
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.716
P/H = 0.709 C/H = 0.263
Vol./W^3 = 0.258

Addition # 5 - This is very nice and works especially well in light colored materials. It can be cut in R.I. 1.54 to 1.93 (81.9%) with no changes.

Random - Cosine - ISO

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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