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".

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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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