Wink: 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 "Wink".

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

Wink (QTZ49.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1995
78.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
51 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 61
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.330 T/W = 0.768 T/L = 0.578
P/W = 0.485 C/W = 0.215
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.720
P/H = 0.673 C/H = 0.299
Vol./W^3 = 0.353

Gram Book 1 - This design is not easy to cut. Cut P10 in until it meets girdle and looks right. The steps don't meet any thing so it's important to make them even. Cutting in the table after C5 helps, 1-12cts. This works in Tourmaline and Topaz...


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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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