Salvation: Faceting Design Diagram

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


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

Jeff Graham Facet Design


Jeff Graham Facet Design

Salvation (MIR46.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
85.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
65 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 81
8-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.224 T/L = 0.224 P/W = 0.426
C/W = 0.234 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.680 P/H = 0.627 C/H = 0.344 Vol./W^3 = 0.214




Addition # 10 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.93 with no changes. This is not hard to cut and is quite nice in light to medium saturated materials. This makes great earrings and I tend to prefer it cut in 10mm and larger sizes.

Jeff Graham Facet Design

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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