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Yellow Golden Citrine Gem - 3.2ct Carved Flower (ID: 474328)

Flower Cut Yellow Citrine

3.2ct
9.5 x 8.8 mm
$ 22.40
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Light Pink Morganite Gem - 5.5ct Carved Pear Cabochon (ID: 475338)

Pear Pink Morganite

5.5ct
16.4 x 9.8 mm
$ 57.59
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Smoky Brown Smoky Quartz Gem - 8.8ct Flower-Cut (ID: 332118)

Flower Cut Brown Smoky Quartz

8.8ct
13.3 x 12.9 mm
$ 18.66
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Gold Brown Tiger's Eye Gem - 12.1ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole (ID: 328604)

Fancy Brown Tiger's Eye

12.1ct
16.1 x 14.2 mm
$ 14.53
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Swiss Blue Topaz Gem - 5.4ct Carved Leaf (ID: 485773)

Fancy Blue Topaz

5.4ct
12.2 x 11.2 mm
$ 53.88
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Swiss Blue Topaz Gem - 9.1ct Fantasy Carved Leaf (ID: 486052)

Flower Cut Blue Topaz

9.1ct
15 x 12.2 mm
$ 54.42
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Green Agate Gem - 2.7ct Fantasy Carved Leaf (ID: 501167)

Flower Cut Green Agate

2.73 ct (total 5.46ctw)
18.8 x 9.1 mm
$ 13.65
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Orange Cream Moonstone Gem - 11.2ct Carved Cushion (ID: 472623)

Fancy Cream Moonstone

11.2ct
12.1 x 11.3 mm
$ 11.72
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Yellow Golden Citrine Gem - 4.9ct Fancy Carved Trillion (ID: 470992)

Trillion Yellow Citrine

4.9ct
12.7 x 12.4 mm
$ 33.95
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Multicolor Jadeite Gem - 45.1ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 494287)

Fancy Multicolor Jadeite

45.1ct
29.6 x 22.9 mm
$ 19.39
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Swiss Blue Topaz Gem - 3.3ct Fantasy Carved Flower (ID: 486281)

Flower Cut Blue Topaz

3.3ct
9.9 x 7.7 mm
$ 29.43
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Lemon Quartz Gem - 30.1ct Oval Carved Cameo (ID: 332181)

Oval Yellow Quartz

30.1ct
26.8 x 21.1 mm
$ 30.11
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Lemon Quartz Gem - 9ct Fantasy Carved Flower (ID: 499946)

Flower Cut Yellow Quartz

9ct
15.1 x 12.8 mm
$ 26.94
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Green Agate Gem - 5.2ct Carved Leaf (ID: 470938)

Fancy Green Agate

5.24 ct (total 10.48ctw)
19.6 x 10.1 mm
$ 15.72
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Swiss Blue Topaz Gem - 15.1ct Fantasy Carved Leaf (ID: 485845)

Flower Cut Blue Topaz

15.1ct
16.5 x 13.2 mm
$ 90.84
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Yellow Golden Citrine Gem - 2.2ct Carved Flower (ID: 480327)

Flower Cut Yellow Citrine

2.2ct
8.1 x 7.9 mm
$ 15.26
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White Green Jadeite Gem - 29.8ct Carved Fish with Hole (ID: 494860)

Fancy Green Jadeite

29.8ct
27.9 x 19.9 mm
$ 16.10
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Yellow Golden Citrine Gem - 2.7ct Carved Flower (ID: 474326)

Flower Cut Yellow Citrine

2.7ct
9.3 x 9.1 mm
$ 18.55
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Lemon Quartz Gem - 5.6ct Fantasy Carved Flower (ID: 497000)

Flower Cut Yellow Quartz

5.6ct
15.4 x 15.1 mm
$ 19.67
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Swiss Blue Topaz Gem - 13.5ct Carved Fruit (ID: 480371)

Fancy Blue Topaz

13.5ct
19.8 x 11.2 mm
$ 67.40
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Green Prehnite Gem - 15ct Carved Fruit (ID: 469426)

Fancy Green Prehnite

15ct
18.9 x 12.2 mm
$ 23.65
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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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