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

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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