Spinner: 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 "Spinner".


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

Spinner Jeff Graham Facet Design

Spinner (BEAD5.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
56 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 64
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
P/W = 0.349 C/W = 0.349
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.718
P/H = 0.486 C/H = 0.486
Vol./W^3 = 0.255



Addition # 14 - This is designed for facet grade gemstone, but will work in about any material. It makes a very pretty bead cut in most any quartz.

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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