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Green Jadeite Gem - 144.2ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470444)

Fancy Green Jadeite

144.2ct
37.7 x 19.7 mm
$ 72.11
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Green Jadeite Gem - 114.3ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470446)

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114.3ct
34.7 x 17.9 mm
$ 57.16
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Green Jadeite Gem - 27.2ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 484992)

Fancy Green Jadeite

27.2ct
34.6 x 15.2 mm
$ 20.38
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Green Jadeite Gem - 143.4ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470452)

Fancy Green Jadeite

143.4ct
36.5 x 20.4 mm
$ 71.72
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Green Jadeite Gem - 141.2ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470454)

Fancy Green Jadeite

141.2ct
36 x 20.5 mm
$ 70.58
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Gray Jadeite Gem - 30ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 485048)

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30ct
43.2 x 14.7 mm
$ 49.73
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Green Jadeite Gem - 128.9ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470539)

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128.9ct
37.8 x 20 mm
$ 64.45
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Greenish White Jadeite Gem - 26.4ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 472054)

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26.4ct
27.8 x 15 mm
$ 8.45
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Green Jadeite Gem - 125.2ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470547)

Fancy Green Jadeite

125.2ct
35.1 x 18.6 mm
$ 62.59
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Greenish White Jadeite Gem - 123.3ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470549)

Fancy White Jadeite

123.3ct
26.5 x 17.7 mm
$ 61.63
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Greenish White Jadeite Gem - 29.4ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 494286)

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29.4ct
30.3 x 17.7 mm
$ 9.19
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Greenish White Jadeite Gem - 132.2ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470448)

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132.2ct
36.5 x 18.5 mm
$ 66.09
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Green Jadeite Gem - 115.4ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470453)

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115.4ct
35.7 x 16.3 mm
$ 57.72
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Greenish Gray Jadeite Gem - 24.5ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 494280)

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24.5ct
22.6 x 20.5 mm
$ 10.55
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White Jadeite Gem - 26ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 484848)

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26ct
37.8 x 14.3 mm
$ 19.47
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White Jadeite Gem - 33.5ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 472044)

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33.5ct
29.8 x 19.2 mm
$ 10.73
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Yellowish Green Jadeite Gem - 17.5ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 494861)

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17.5ct
23.5 x 14.1 mm
$ 9.46
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Greenish White Jadeite Gem - 120.8ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470445)

Fancy White Jadeite

120.8ct
40.5 x 17.5 mm
$ 22.95
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Green Jadeite Gem - 117.2ct Carved Turtle (ID: 474432)

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117.2ct
37.9 x 23 mm
$ 49.24
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Green Jadeite Gem - 116.5ct Carved Turtle (ID: 474434)

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116.5ct
39.6 x 22.3 mm
$ 48.91
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Green Jadeite Gem - 112.6ct Carved Elephant (ID: 470546)

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112.6ct
36.4 x 22.6 mm
$ 56.28
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Gemstone Carvings

Why are Carved Gems so Special and Rare?

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. 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.

Who Should buy Rare Carved Gems? How Should They be Displayed?

Browse our large selection of gemstone carvings in various gem types including Coral, Mother of Pearl, Ruby, Moonstone, Jadeite, Sapphire, Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli and 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.

Some Information About a Gems Perceived Value

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.

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