Whirlly Gig #1: Faceting Design Diagram

Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Whirly Gig #1".


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

Whirlly Gig#1 Jeff Graham Facet Design2

Whirlly Gig#1 Jeff Graham Facet Design1

Whirlly Gig #1 (BEAD19.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
60 facets
6-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155
H/W = 1.908
Vol./W^3 = 0.692




Addition # 14 - NOTE: A temporary girdle can be cut using the P1 settings. I generally flatten the points or, better yet, counter sink a small spacer bead half the depth of the bead in on the points to protect the bead when strung.

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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