Huntress: Faceting Design Diagram

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


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

Huntress (MC53.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2002
87.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
43 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 55
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.033 T/W = 0.457 T/L = 0.443
P/W = 0.447 C/W = 0.164
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.631
P/H = 0.708 C/H = 0.260
Vol./W^3 = 0.222

Addition # 7 - This is actually easier than it looks. The pavilion is center point and the girdle cuts to meet it. I like this for medium saturated material and it make nice sets. It works well in Peridot, Garnet and Spinel and is similar to my "Hunter" design (they match up nicely).

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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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