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ID: 3336482 pcs
thumb image of 14.3ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333648)
14.27 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 156.97
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ID: 4462771 pcs
thumb image of 14.7ct Carved Fish Violet Amethyst (ID: 446277)
14.73 ct Amethyst
21 x 15.3 mm
$ 44.19
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ID: 3336442 pcs
thumb image of 15.9ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333644)
15.85 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 174.35
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ID: 4076121 pcs
thumb image of 47.1ct Carved Flower Silver Mother of Pearl (ID: 407612)
47.13 ct Mother of Pearl
33.6 x 33.4 mm
$ 37.70
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ID: 4065191 pcs
thumb image of 29.8ct Carved Turtle Multicolor Opal (ID: 406519)
29.80 ct Opal
31.5 x 17.3 mm
$ 150.49
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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: 2971671 pcs
thumb image of 35.4ct Carved Cameo White Quartz (ID: 297167)
35.42 ct Quartz
27.2 x 21.6 mm
$ 81.40
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ID: 2910741 pcs
thumb image of 1.8ct Flower-Cut Lemon Quartz (ID: 291074)
1.77 ct Quartz
8.4 x 8.1 mm
$ 6.20
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ID: 2910601 pcs
thumb image of 2.6ct Flower-Cut Lemon Quartz (ID: 291060)
2.62 ct Quartz
9.4 x 9.1 mm
$ 9.17
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ID: 2552101 pcs
thumb image of 12.1ct Carved Flower Smoky Brown Smoky Quartz (ID: 255210)
12.12 ct Smoky Quartz
15.5 x 15.1 mm
$ 15.15
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ID: 2559591 pcs
thumb image of 3.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 255959)
3.10 ct Coral
13.3 x 9.6 mm
$ 51.15
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ID: 4462671 pcs
thumb image of 11.9ct Carved Fish Violet Amethyst (ID: 446267)
11.89 ct Amethyst
19.6 x 14.8 mm
$ 35.67
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ID: 3107741 pcs
thumb image of 36.8ct Carved Bear Black Jasper (ID: 310774)
36.77 ct Jasper
38.6 x 25.1 mm
$ 36.77
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ID: 2903561 pcs
thumb image of 1.7ct Flower-Cut Yellow Orange Citrine (ID: 290356)
1.69 ct Citrine
8.2 x 8 mm
$ 14.79
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ID: 3232982 pcs
thumb image of 20.9ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 323298)
20.93 ct Tiger's Eye
15.5 x 15.4 mm
$ 25.12
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ID: 3337121 pcs
thumb image of 20.8ct Flower Carving Salmon White Coral (ID: 333712)
20.80 ct Coral
21.7 x 15 mm
$ 270.40
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ID: 3705912 pcs
thumb image of 25.5ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 370591)
25.54 ct Tiger's Eye
16 x 15.4 mm
$ 25.54
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ID: 2971661 pcs
thumb image of 34.9ct Carved Cameo White Quartz (ID: 297166)
34.86 ct Quartz
27.1 x 22.5 mm
$ 84.60
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ID: 4032761 pcs
thumb image of 17.2ct Carved Turtle Multicolor Opal (ID: 403276)
17.20 ct Opal
25.9 x 20.2 mm
$ 78.95
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ID: 2903132 pcs
thumb image of 3ct Flower-Cut Yellow Golden Citrine (ID: 290313)
3.01 ct Citrine
7.2 x 7.2 mm
$ 26.34
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ID: 3646971 pcs
thumb image of 7.3ct Carved Fish Purple Amethyst (ID: 364697)
7.25 ct Amethyst
15.1 x 12.8 mm
$ 36.25
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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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Dimensions are given as;
length x width x depth,
except for round stones which are;
diameter x depth

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