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


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

Floating Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 1 Floating Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 1

Floating Rose (DOME18.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
87.0% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
81 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 91
10-fold, mirror-image symmetry
80 index
L/W = 1.051 T/W = 0.229 T/L = 0.218 P/W = 0.435 C/W = 0.243
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.698 P/H = 0.623 C/H = 0.349
Vol./W^3 = 0.249

Addition # 13 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for light to medium ly saturated materials. This is not hard to cut and makes an very nice stone.

Floating Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 1

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.