Torque #2: Faceting Design Diagram

Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Torque #2"


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

Torque#2 Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Torque#2 Jeff Graham Facet Design1

Torque #2 (BEAD25.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
80 facets
8-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000
H/W = 1.560
Vol./W^3 = 0.552




Addition # 14 - NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. This works well in about any size and material. I usually flatten the points (cut tables) or counter sink a small spacer bead with a ball burr to protect the ends.

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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