Long John Pod: Faceting Design Diagram

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


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

Long John Pod (CHECK10.JRG)2.82 carat Amethyst
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2001
86.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
28 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 34
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.550 P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.281
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.751
P/H = 0.599 C/H = 0.375
Vol./W^3 = 0.517

Addition # 6 - This is fun and fast… It is similar to the "Pod" but I wanted longer design for a particular piece of rough that I wanted to cut.

Random - Cosine - ISO

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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