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

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

Rattle Bead Girdle Jeff Graham Facet Design1 Rattle Bead Girdle Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Rattle Bead (BEAD37.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
112 facets
8-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
H/W = 1.059
Vol./W^3 = 0.427


Addition # 14 NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. This is fairly easy to cut and makes a nice bead in about any material.

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.