Shtick: 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 "Shtick".


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

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Shtick (MIR71.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
90.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
35 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 45
5-fold, mirror-image symmetry
80 index
L/W = 1.051 P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.194
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.664 P/H = 0.678 C/H = 0.292
Vol./W^3 = 0.211



Addition # 10 - This is quick and fun. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This makes great earrings and makes an interesting ring or pendant stone. About any color and saturation will work well.

Jeff Graham Faceting 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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