Faceting Design Diagram: Crystal Glitter Squared – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose


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

Crystal Glitter Squared Jeff Graham Facet Design Crystal Glitter Squared Jeff Graham Facet Design

Crystal Glitter Squared (MC107.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
86.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
105 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 109
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.418 T/L = 0.418 P/W = 0.632
C/W = 0.231 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.883 P/H = 0.716 C/H = 0.261 Vol./W^3 = 0.443

Addition # 12 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed to be a large stone and it works well in light to medium saturations. This is not hard to cut but does takes some experience. I like it in Aquamarine.

Crystal Glitter Squared Jeff Graham Facet Design

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.