Vexation: 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 "Vexation".


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

Vexation Jeff Graham Facet Design

Vexation (BEAD3.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
50 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 58
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.211 T/L = 0.211
P/W = 0.339 C/W = 0.339
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.698
P/H = 0.486 C/H = 0.486
Vol./W^3 = 0.370



Addition # 14 - Note that the drill hole for this bead can be 96-48 or 24-72. Also, facets at 68 degrees can be cut in on both sides of the drill hole. When P1(G) is cut measure the width and cut P2(G) to 1/4 of it to make even squares.

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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