Soc: 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 "Soc".


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

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Soc (BEAD11.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
80 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 88
8-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.470 C/W = 0.470
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.959
P/H = 0.490 C/H = 0.490
Vol./W^3 = 0.431



Addition # 14 - Another set of star facets can be placed at C5, P5 on a large bead. This is fast and easy to cut and works well in about any material. Tables can be cut, if desired, on both top and bottom.

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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