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


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

Wink (QTZ49.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1995
78.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
51 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 61
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.330 T/W = 0.768 T/L = 0.578
P/W = 0.485 C/W = 0.215
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.720
P/H = 0.673 C/H = 0.299
Vol./W^3 = 0.353

Gram Book 1 – This design is not easy to cut. Cut P10 in until it meets girdle and looks right. The steps don’t meet any thing so it’s important to make them even. Cutting in the table after C5 helps, 1-12cts. This works in Tourmaline and Topaz


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.