Blue Ice - aquamarine
Blue Ice - aquamarine

Blue Ice: Online Faceting Designs and Diagrams


Jeff Graham’s Blue Ice gem design is easy to cut. It performs well for gems with low refractive indices like beryl and quartz. It’s a great choice for medium to light-colored stones.

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The Blue Ice cut performs well for materials with low refractive indices (RI) in medium to light colors. Try it on gems like beryl, quartz, and topaz.

You can find cutting instructions for Blue Ice here.

Cutting Remarks

Blue Ice - aquamarine
An approximately 7.5-ct, 29 mm x 9.5 mm Blue Ice cut from a very lightly saturated aquamarine crystal by Jeff Graham.

This gem design is easy to cut. However, it can be hard to polish because of the large facets and keel.

Cut a preform length to width ratio (L/W) = 3.000. P6, P7 are there to help prevent chips, no meets.

Enjoy cutting your "Blue Ice."

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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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