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

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

Sweet (CHECK69.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2003 88%
Light Return Angles for R.I. = 1.54
61 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 69
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.296 T/L = 0.296
P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.211
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.682
P/H = 0.661 C/H = 0.310
Vol./W^3 = 0.252

Addition # 8 – This is a nice one, cut it in about any colored material. It is a little different and the crown, while not hard to cut, can be confusing for a novice. Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. I like this in pink Tourmaline. It is ideal for medium to light colored material. This design has very interesting flash patterns.

Random – Cosine – ISO

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

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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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