Faceting Design Diagram: 8 A’Round – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose


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

8 Around Jeff Graham Facet Design

8 A’Round (BEAD6.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
96 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 104
8-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.321 C/W = 0.321
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.663
P/H = 0.485 C/H = 0.485
Vol./W^3 = 0.283

Addition # 14 – This is good cut in faceting material or opaque color. I designed this for good color silky rose Quartz but it is nice in about any material. It is easy to cut.

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

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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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