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ID: 2964201 pcs
thumb image of 1.7ct Flower-Cut Deep Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 296420)
1.73 ct Almandine Garnet
7.1 x 7 mm
$ 19.03
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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: 4551734 pcs
thumb image of 15.7ct Carved Leaf Green Prehnite (ID: 455173)
15.65 ct Prehnite
14.5 x 8.9 mm
$ 19.88
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ID: 2541172 pcs
thumb image of 5.7ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254117)
5.71 ct Coral
11.2 mm
$ 94.22
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ID: 3539331 pcs
thumb image of 400.3ct Carved Horse Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 353933)
400.30 ct Tiger's Eye
80.7 x 70.3 mm
$ 336.25
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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: 2541132 pcs
thumb image of 5.3ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254113)
5.29 ct Coral
10.1 mm
$ 87.28
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ID: 4547241 pcs
thumb image of 7.5ct Carved Leaf Green Prehnite (ID: 454724)
7.52 ct Prehnite
18.3 x 11.4 mm
$ 9.55
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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: 2541302 pcs
thumb image of 5.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254130)
5.05 ct Coral
9.9 mm
$ 83.32
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ID: 3235461 pcs
thumb image of 13.3ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 323546)
13.26 ct Tiger's Eye
16.5 x 16.1 mm
$ 15.91
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ID: 3337111 pcs
thumb image of 15.2ct Flower Carving Salmon White Coral (ID: 333711)
15.19 ct Coral
20.5 x 13.4 mm
$ 197.47
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ID: 2541332 pcs
thumb image of 4.9ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254133)
4.93 ct Coral
10.8 mm
$ 81.34
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ID: 3340321 pcs
thumb image of 40.1ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 334032)
40.10 ct Coral
32.2 x 24.1 mm
$ 200.50
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ID: 3416501 pcs
thumb image of 11.2ct Carved Rose White Coral (ID: 341650)
11.16 ct Coral
15.5 x 13.4 mm
$ 78.40
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ID: 3449111 pcs
thumb image of 15.4ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 344911)
15.39 ct Coral
24.8 x 19.5 mm
$ 215.46
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ID: 1589641 pcs
thumb image of 100.1ct Carved Fish Lemon Quartz (ID: 158964)
100.05 ct Quartz
43.3 x 30.5 mm
$ 152.07
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ID: 2541142 pcs
thumb image of 4.3ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254114)
4.26 ct Coral
9.4 mm
$ 70.29
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ID: 3449101 pcs
thumb image of 15.8ct Carved Rose Salmon Pink Coral (ID: 344910)
15.77 ct Coral
24.4 x 21.2 mm
$ 220.78
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ID: 2559541 pcs
thumb image of 4.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 255954)
4.11 ct Coral
13.3 x 9.3 mm
$ 67.82
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ID: 3336541 pcs
thumb image of 20.2ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333654)
20.18 ct Coral
25 x 18.2 mm
$ 221.98
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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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