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


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

Jeff Graham Facet Design

 

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Salvation (MIR46.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
85.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
65 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 81
8-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.224 T/L = 0.224 P/W = 0.426
C/W = 0.234 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.680 P/H = 0.627 C/H = 0.344 Vol./W^3 = 0.214

PAVILION

CROWN

 

Addition # 10 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.93 with no changes. This is not hard to cut and is quite nice in light to medium saturated materials. This makes great earrings and I tend to prefer it cut in 10mm and larger sizes.

Jeff Graham Facet Design

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.