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

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

Quiller Jeff Graham Facet Design

Quiller (BEAD2.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
Reflector Bead
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
40 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 56
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.294 C/W = 0.294
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.609
P/H = 0.484 C/H = 0.484
Vol./W^3 = 0.219

Addition # 14 – This is simple and gives a kind of shimmering effect, particularly when cut in pale to colorless material. The four apex facets should be adjusted to properly fit the drill hole.

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

About the author
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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