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


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

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Klinks Tin (MIR44.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
90.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
25 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 29
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.143 T/L = 0.143 P/W = 0.435
C/W = 0.259 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.713 P/H = 0.609 C/H = 0.363 Vol./W^3 = 0.282

PAVILION

CROWN

 

Addition # 10 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.76 with no changes. This is great for light to medium saturated materials and I use it a lot in Amethyst. On small stones the table can be left off and C4 cut at 9 degrees.

 


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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