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Kiss: 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 "Kiss".


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

Kiss gem design

Kiss (MC45.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2000
88.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
12 facets + 3 facets on girdle = 15
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155 P/W = 0.459 C/W = 0.230
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.709
P/H = 0.647 C/H = 0.325
Vol./W^3 = 0.174

Addition # 7 - I designed this as an accent stone for a bar cut. The reflections are directional. This is easy to cut although you will probably need to work a bit to make the steps even…

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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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