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


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

 Jeff Graham Facet Design

 Jeff Graham Facet Design

Speed Spike (MIR56.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
85.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
37 facets + 9 facets on girdle = 46
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.004 T/W = 0.290 T/L = 0.289 P/W = 0.398
C/W = 0.191 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.609 P/H = 0.654 C/H = 0.313 Vol./W^3 = 0.184

Addition # 10 – This cuts pretty easy and makes a nice stone. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This design is ideal for 1 to 2 carat earrings in about any light to medium saturation.

Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler