Floating Rose: Faceting Design Diagram

Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Floating Rose"


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

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Floating Rose (DOME18.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
87.0% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
81 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 91
10-fold, mirror-image symmetry
80 index
L/W = 1.051 T/W = 0.229 T/L = 0.218 P/W = 0.435 C/W = 0.243
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.698 P/H = 0.623 C/H = 0.349
Vol./W^3 = 0.249



Addition # 13 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for light to medium ly saturated materials. This is not hard to cut and makes an very nice stone.

Floating Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 1

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

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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