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


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

Kiss (MC45.JRG) Siberian Amethyst Kiss
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2000
88.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
12 facets + 3 facets on girdle = 15
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155 P/W = 0.459 C/W = 0.230
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.709
P/H = 0.647 C/H = 0.325
Vol./W^3 = 0.174

Addition # 7 – I designed this as an accent stone for a bar cut. The reflections are directional. This is easy to cut although you will probably need to work a bit to make the steps even…


Random – Cosine – ISO

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.