Faceting Design Diagram: Gig #3 – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose


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

Gig#3 Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Gig#3 Jeff Graham Facet Design1

Gig #3 (BEAD21.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
48 facets
6-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155
H/W = 1.712
Vol./W^3 = 0.683

 

Addition # 14 – NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. I usually flatten the points or counter sink a small spacer bead to help protect the ends of the faceted bead.

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.