Faceting Design Diagram: Sunflower 2 – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose


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

Sunflower 2 (QTZ1.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1994
75% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
55 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 61
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.574 T/L = 0.497
P/W = 0.451 C/W = 0.219
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.690
P/H = 0.654 C/H = 0.317
Vol./W^3 = 0.268

Addition # 1 – This design makes a nice quick stone to cut when you want something that does not take a lot of thought or time. It makes a good earring stone and has a 6 pedal flower pattern flash, 1-12cts.


Random – Cosine – ISO

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.