Honey: Faceting Design Diagram

Successful tips, details, and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Honey".


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

Honey (CHECK18.JRG) 2.76 carat Amethyst
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2001
80.4% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
43 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 49
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.361 T/L = 0.313
P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.197
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.667
P/H = 0.674 C/H = 0.296
Vol./W^3 = 0.274

Addition # 6 - This is a neat design and it cuts fast. I like it in about any material. This design can be cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.93 (87.9%) with no changes. It is really a "Money Cut" and I like it for earrings…

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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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