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ID: 2971631 pcs
thumb image of 30.8ct Carved Cameo White Quartz (ID: 297163)
30.80 ct Quartz
26 x 20.3 mm
$ 77.80
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ID: 4553504 pcs
thumb image of 20.2ct Carved Leaf Green Prehnite (ID: 455350)
20.20 ct Prehnite
16 x 10.3 mm
$ 25.65
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ID: 4553434 pcs
thumb image of 34.1ct Carved Leaf Green Prehnite (ID: 455343)
34.07 ct Prehnite
20.3 x 12.1 mm
$ 43.27
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ID: 3286021 pcs
thumb image of 12.2ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 328602)
12.17 ct Tiger's Eye
15.6 x 13.7 mm
$ 14.60
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ID: 2548671 pcs
thumb image of 3.2ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254867)
3.21 ct Coral
13.6 x 9.9 mm
$ 52.90
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ID: 4463201 pcs
thumb image of 25.7ct Carved Flower Violet Amethyst (ID: 446320)
25.73 ct Amethyst
19.6 x 18.3 mm
$ 77.19
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ID: 3321211 pcs
thumb image of 7.8ct Flower-Cut Smoky Brown Smoky Quartz (ID: 332121)
7.84 ct Smoky Quartz
13.1 x 12.7 mm
$ 16.62
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ID: 4463261 pcs
thumb image of 19.1ct Carved Flower Violet Amethyst (ID: 446326)
19.10 ct Amethyst
18.1 x 17.6 mm
$ 57.30
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ID: 4546131 pcs
thumb image of 8.1ct Carved Leaf Green Prehnite (ID: 454613)
8.12 ct Prehnite
17.7 x 12.4 mm
$ 10.31
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ID: 3285971 pcs
thumb image of 12.4ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 328597)
12.40 ct Tiger's Eye
15.4 x 14 mm
$ 14.88
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ID: 3380361 pcs
thumb image of 146.4ct Carved Rose Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 338036)
146.40 ct Rose Quartz
53 x 28.7 mm
$ 102.48
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ID: 3434661 pcs
thumb image of 10.9ct Carved Rose with Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 343466)
10.88 ct Tiger's Eye
15.7 x 15.1 mm
$ 13.06
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ID: 3320571 pcs
thumb image of 9.5ct Flower-Cut Green Prehnite (ID: 332057)
9.49 ct Prehnite
13.5 x 13.4 mm
$ 23.72
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ID: 3336432 pcs
thumb image of 14ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333643)
14.01 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 154.11
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ID: 3351711 pcs
thumb image of 52.5ct Bird Carving Multicolor Ruby-Zoisite (ID: 335171)
52.46 ct Ruby-Zoisite
43.9 x 32.4 mm
$ 148.46
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ID: 2903631 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Flower-Cut Yellow Orange Citrine (ID: 290363)
1.27 ct Citrine
7.5 x 7.3 mm
$ 11.11
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ID: 3220271 pcs
thumb image of 22.2ct Carved Turtle Lemon Quartz (ID: 322027)
22.22 ct Quartz
24.5 x 13.8 mm
$ 18.78
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ID: 3341251 pcs
thumb image of 17.8ct Carved Rose Pink Coral (ID: 334125)
17.81 ct Coral
30.9 x 22.3 mm
$ 195.91
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ID: 3452381 pcs
thumb image of 22.1ct Carved Fish Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 345238)
22.13 ct Rose Quartz
30.4 x 16.2 mm
$ 25.67
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ID: 2963342 pcs
thumb image of 3.4ct Flower-Cut Deep Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 296334)
3.36 ct Almandine Garnet
7.2 x 7.1 mm
$ 36.96
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ID: 3434811 pcs
thumb image of 11.4ct Carved Rose with Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 343481)
11.39 ct Tiger's Eye
15.6 x 14.9 mm
$ 13.67
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All Gemstone Carvings
The concept that some gemstone types are considered 'precious', while others are only 'semi-precious' is actually a recent innovation that dates back to the 19th century. The term 'semi-precious' was first used in 1858 in reference to gems 'of less commercial value than a precious stone'. Precious stones were known as the 'precious four', which included sapphire, ruby, emerald and diamond. These four types typically command higher prices than other gems due to their color, brilliance and rarity

However, the distinction between precious and semi-precious gems is no longer recognized by most professionals in the trade. In fact, the 'traditional' list of precious gems has been expanded to include numerous gemstone types, including precious topaz, precious pearl, precious opal, precious coral and more. Many varieties are actually rarer and more precious than any original precious 4 gems, such as red beryl (bixbite), color-change alexandrite, red spinel, tanzanite, demantoid garnet and tsavorite garnet, for example.

We've now reached a point where precious and semi-precious has almost become meaningless. The original precious gems are still considered precious, but in our opinion (and many others'), all natural colored stones could be described as both precious and semi-precious gems.

Most gem-quality materials for precious gems (or semi-precious) are cut and polished as cabochons or faceted into fine jewelry gemstones. Very few gem-quality materials are reserved for natural carvings. Gemstone carvings are a rarity as they require a lot of good quality material and much of it is lost during the carving process; cutters do not complete the project with small 1 carat masterpieces, but instead, the finished product often weighs hundreds of carats, or in some cases, several hundred pounds or kilograms. Not only is the material rare, but the carved result of a cameo, ornament or animal is much more unique than traditional gemstone shapes. Many cutters specialize in carving certain animals or statuettes, such as the fine jadeite carving experts - many of the best jade carver artisans hail from Asia, including China and Thailand.

Browse our large selection of gemstone carvings in various gem types including ruby, sapphire, amethyst, lapis lazuli and fire opal. Choose from carved animals, fruit, flowers and other ornamental objects online at GemSelect. Large carvings make fun collector's items, ornaments or conversation pieces, and smaller carvings are suitable for novelty jewelry projects, such as cocktail rings or brooches. Gemstone carvings are also great for gifts or feng shui pieces.

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Gems are always measured in Millimeter (mm)

Dimensions are given as;
length x width x depth,
except for round stones which are;
diameter x depth

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Gem varieties vary in density, so carat weight is not a good indication of size

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