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

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Jeff R. Graham
The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.
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