Faceting Design Diagram: Whirlly Gig #1 – Quartz – Citrine, Amethyst, Ametrine, Smokey, Rose


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

Whirlly Gig#1 Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Whirlly Gig#1 Jeff Graham Facet Design1

Whirlly Gig #1 (BEAD19.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
60 facets
6-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155
H/W = 1.908
Vol./W^3 = 0.692

 

Addition # 14 – NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. I generally flatten the points or, better yet, counter sink a small spacer bead half the depth of the bead in on the points to protect the bead when strung.

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.