Double Dutch Rose: Faceting Design Diagram

Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Double Dutch Rose".


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


Double Dutch Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 1Double Dutch Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 2

Double Dutch Rose (DOME15.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
90.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
85 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 97
12-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.397 T/L = 0.397 P/W = 0.435
C/W = 0.195 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.650 P/H = 0.669 C/H = 0.300 Vol./W^3 = 0.235



Addition # 13 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for mediumly saturated materials and works well in about any color. This is not difficult to cut and is quite unique. Note this is a variation of my online design called Button.

Double Dutch Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 3

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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