Quiller: 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 "Quiller"


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

Quiller Jeff Graham Facet Design

Quiller (BEAD2.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
Reflector Bead
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
40 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 56
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.294 C/W = 0.294
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.609
P/H = 0.484 C/H = 0.484
Vol./W^3 = 0.219



Addition # 14 - This is simple and gives a kind of shimmering effect, particularly when cut in pale to colorless material. The four apex facets should be adjusted to properly fit the drill hole.

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.

Never Stop Learning

When you join the IGS community, you get trusted diamond & gemstone information when you need it.

Become a Member

Get Gemology Insights

Get started with the International Gem Society’s free guide to gemstone identification. Join our weekly newsletter & get a free copy of the Gem ID Checklist!