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ID: 3434562 pcs
thumb image of 24.3ct Carved Rose with Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 343456)
24.29 ct Tiger's Eye
15.9 x 15.8 mm
$ 29.15
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ID: 3646891 pcs
thumb image of 6.7ct Carved Fish Purple Amethyst (ID: 364689)
6.68 ct Amethyst
15 x 11.8 mm
$ 33.40
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ID: 1589631 pcs
thumb image of 105.4ct Carved Fish Lemon Quartz (ID: 158963)
105.35 ct Quartz
44.6 x 34.6 mm
$ 160.14
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ID: 3343041 pcs
thumb image of 10.4ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 334304)
10.44 ct Tiger's Eye
15.3 x 14.9 mm
$ 11.17
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ID: 3364771 pcs
thumb image of 43.3ct Bird Carving Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 336477)
43.26 ct Rose Quartz
40.1 x 29.5 mm
$ 89.12
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ID: 2922911 pcs
thumb image of 5.9ct Flower-Cut Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 292291)
5.91 ct Rose Quartz
14.8 x 10.1 mm
$ 35.46
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ID: 1589621 pcs
thumb image of 116.7ct Carved Fish Lemon Quartz (ID: 158962)
116.65 ct Quartz
46 x 28.2 mm
$ 177.30
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ID: 3320541 pcs
thumb image of 5.1ct Flower-Cut Green Prehnite (ID: 332054)
5.10 ct Prehnite
10.5 x 10.3 mm
$ 12.75
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ID: 3434621 pcs
thumb image of 11.1ct Carved Rose with Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 343462)
11.12 ct Tiger's Eye
15.7 x 15 mm
$ 13.34
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ID: 3441141 pcs
thumb image of 69.7ct Carved Rose Lemon Quartz (ID: 344114)
69.68 ct Quartz
42.7 x 22.2 mm
$ 69.68
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ID: 2992691 pcs
thumb image of 52.8ct Carved Rose Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 299269)
52.80 ct Rose Quartz
25.3 x 24.9 mm
$ 63.36
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ID: 3286151 pcs
thumb image of 12ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 328615)
12.03 ct Tiger's Eye
16.2 x 16 mm
$ 14.44
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ID: 1589681 pcs
thumb image of 90.5ct Carved Fish Lemon Quartz (ID: 158968)
90.46 ct Quartz
38.6 x 25.2 mm
$ 161.50
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ID: 3108201 pcs
thumb image of 45.5ct Carved Bear Multicolor Jasper (ID: 310820)
45.51 ct Jasper
39.6 x 25.2 mm
$ 45.51
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ID: 3351811 pcs
thumb image of 34.6ct Bird Carving Multicolor Ruby-Zoisite (ID: 335181)
34.62 ct Ruby-Zoisite
34.7 x 26.2 mm
$ 97.97
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ID: 3340351 pcs
thumb image of 34.3ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 334035)
34.31 ct Coral
26.3 x 19.7 mm
$ 171.55
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ID: 3235471 pcs
thumb image of 13.3ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 323547)
13.31 ct Tiger's Eye
16.1 x 15.7 mm
$ 15.97
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ID: 3646821 pcs
thumb image of 5.9ct Carved Fish Purple Amethyst (ID: 364682)
5.93 ct Amethyst
15 x 11.3 mm
$ 29.65
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ID: 3336492 pcs
thumb image of 14.7ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333649)
14.65 ct Coral
15.3 x 11 mm
$ 161.15
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ID: 3336502 pcs
thumb image of 16.8ct Flower Carving Salmon Pink Coral (ID: 333650)
16.80 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 184.80
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ID: 3286101 pcs
thumb image of 11.1ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 328610)
11.12 ct Tiger's Eye
15.8 x 15.7 mm
$ 13.34
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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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length x width x depth,
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