Faceting Design Diagram: Candy Spin – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose

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

Gram Faceting Archive of Information
This edited version of an article by the late Jeff Graham is part of a special archived informational series from Gram Faceting. Used with permission.