Chinese Lantern: Faceting Design Diagram

Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called Chinese Lantern


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

Chinese Lantern Jeff Graham Facet Design1

Chinese Lantern Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Chinese Lantern (BEAD22.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
84 facets
6-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155
P/W = 0.625 C/W = 0.625
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 1.270
P/H = 0.492 C/H = 0.492
Vol./W^3 = 0.548



Addition # 14 - NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. This works well for a large bead and I like it in light saturated 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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