Cubie: 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 "Cubie".


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

Cubie Jeff Graham Facet Design

Cubie (BEAD4.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
10 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 18
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.818 T/L = 0.818
P/W = 0.082 C/W = 0.082
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.184
P/H = 0.446 C/H = 0.446
Vol./W^3 = 0.967



Addition # 14 - This is easy, it is basically a cube. Start with a cube preform, and just cut in the 42 degree breaks on all the edges… The drill hole can be placed on any side you like, but I designed this to be drilled diagonally, from corner to corner. I originally put this with square black onyx beads. The cube was a nice rose Quartz diagonally cut.

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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