Candy Spin: 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 "Candy Spin".


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

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Candy Spin (BEAD8.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
96 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 104
8-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.484 C/W = 0.484
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.988
P/H = 0.490 C/H = 0.490
Vol./W^3 = 0.403



Addition # 14 - This cuts easily and is nice in about any material. A table can be cut at P6, C6, if desired. I normally just use a round ball burr and cut the ends in a little so that a round bead spacer will snug in and protect the ends.

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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