Whalm Palm: Faceting Design Diagram

Helpful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Whalm Palm"


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

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Whalm Palm (BEAD12.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
34 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 42
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.114 T/L = 0.114
P/W = 0.932 C/W = 0.919
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 1.871
P/H = 0.498 C/H = 0.491
Vol./W^3 = 0.637



Addition # 14 - This is simple to cut and works well in about any material. I like it in multi-colored material because it is long enough to show the colors well. This is for long thin rough.

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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