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ID: 3351741 pcs
thumb image of 41.1ct Bird Carving Multicolor Ruby-Zoisite (ID: 335174)
41.11 ct Ruby-Zoisite
32.9 x 27.2 mm
$ 116.34
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ID: 3337081 pcs
thumb image of 13.7ct Flower Carving Salmon White Coral (ID: 333708)
13.69 ct Coral
23.1 x 13.7 mm
$ 177.97
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ID: 3416511 pcs
thumb image of 18.2ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 341651)
18.22 ct Coral
19.1 x 17.4 mm
$ 127.54
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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: 3340401 pcs
thumb image of 36.2ct Carved Rose White Coral (ID: 334040)
36.24 ct Coral
34.9 x 17 mm
$ 181.20
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ID: 2548772 pcs
thumb image of 7.4ct Carved Flower Salmon Pink Coral (ID: 254877)
7.41 ct Coral
13.6 x 9.7 mm
$ 122.15
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ID: 3336532 pcs
thumb image of 16.6ct Flower Carving White Salmon Coral (ID: 333653)
16.64 ct Coral
15.3 x 10.7 mm
$ 183.04
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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: 3340331 pcs
thumb image of 24.3ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 334033)
24.33 ct Coral
30.9 x 17.7 mm
$ 121.65
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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: 3336452 pcs
thumb image of 16.7ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333645)
16.70 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 183.70
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ID: 2559992 pcs
thumb image of 7.4ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 255999)
7.37 ct Coral
13.7 x 9.7 mm
$ 121.60
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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: 3416481 pcs
thumb image of 17.1ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 341648)
17.14 ct Coral
17.9 x 17.6 mm
$ 119.98
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ID: 3336462 pcs
thumb image of 17.4ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333646)
17.41 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 191.51
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ID: 2560002 pcs
thumb image of 7.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 256000)
7.11 ct Coral
13.7 x 9.8 mm
$ 117.32
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ID: 3336382 pcs
thumb image of 17.5ct Flower Carving White Salmon Coral (ID: 333638)
17.46 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 192.06
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ID: 4032831 pcs
thumb image of 11.1ct Carved Turtle Multicolor Opal (ID: 403283)
11.14 ct Opal
24 x 15.8 mm
$ 51.13
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ID: 2541122 pcs
thumb image of 6.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254112)
6.06 ct Coral
10.7 mm
$ 99.99
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ID: 3336372 pcs
thumb image of 17.8ct Flower Carving White Salmon Coral (ID: 333637)
17.76 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 195.36
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ID: 3416491 pcs
thumb image of 14.1ct Carved Rose White Coral (ID: 341649)
14.08 ct Coral
17 x 15.7 mm
$ 98.56
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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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