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ID: 4462761 pcs
thumb image of 13.6ct Carved Fish Violet Amethyst (ID: 446276)
13.63 ct Amethyst
22.4 x 13.1 mm
$ 40.89
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ID: 3294152 pcs
thumb image of 5.1ct Carved Rose Bi-Color Coral (ID: 329415)
5.09 ct Coral
14.9 x 11 mm
$ 58.70
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ID: 3337151 pcs
thumb image of 21.6ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333715)
21.55 ct Coral
24.7 x 15.4 mm
$ 280.15
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ID: 3286081 pcs
thumb image of 11.8ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 328608)
11.77 ct Tiger's Eye
15.1 x 14.7 mm
$ 14.12
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ID: 2548711 pcs
thumb image of 3.4ct Carved Flower White Salmon Coral (ID: 254871)
3.39 ct Coral
13.6 x 9.8 mm
$ 55.85
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ID: 2972471 pcs
thumb image of 103.7ct Carved Fish Lemon Quartz (ID: 297247)
103.65 ct Quartz
45.5 x 28.2 mm
$ 119.90
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ID: 2563511 pcs
thumb image of 18.6ct Carved Rose Salmon Coral (ID: 256351)
18.58 ct Coral
17.6 x 16.8 mm
$ 297.28
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ID: 2548631 pcs
thumb image of 3.3ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254863)
3.29 ct Coral
13.6 x 9.8 mm
$ 54.25
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ID: 4594261 pcs
thumb image of 53.6ct Carved Rose Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 459426)
53.55 ct Rose Quartz
26.2 x 26.1 mm
$ 72.83
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ID: 2563491 pcs
thumb image of 18.8ct Carved Rose Salmon Coral (ID: 256349)
18.78 ct Coral
18.1 x 16.9 mm
$ 300.48
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ID: 2548671 pcs
thumb image of 3.2ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254867)
3.21 ct Coral
13.6 x 9.9 mm
$ 52.90
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ID: 3351771 pcs
thumb image of 31.2ct Bird Carving Multicolor Ruby-Zoisite (ID: 335177)
31.24 ct Ruby-Zoisite
37.9 x 25.5 mm
$ 88.41
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ID: 3232992 pcs
thumb image of 20.2ct Carved Rose with Half Drilled Hole Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 323299)
20.21 ct Tiger's Eye
15 x 14.4 mm
$ 24.25
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ID: 3336571 pcs
thumb image of 28ct Bird Carving Salmon White Coral (ID: 333657)
28.04 ct Coral
28.1 x 20.2 mm
$ 308.44
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ID: 2548661 pcs
thumb image of 3.2ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254866)
3.19 ct Coral
13.7 x 9.7 mm
$ 52.50
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ID: 2563501 pcs
thumb image of 19.6ct Carved Rose Salmon Coral (ID: 256350)
19.58 ct Coral
18.2 x 16.9 mm
$ 313.28
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ID: 2559591 pcs
thumb image of 3.1ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 255959)
3.10 ct Coral
13.3 x 9.6 mm
$ 51.15
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ID: 3341231 pcs
thumb image of 28.9ct Carved Rose Pink Coral (ID: 334123)
28.86 ct Coral
31.2 x 22.5 mm
$ 317.46
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ID: 2548701 pcs
thumb image of 3ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254870)
3.00 ct Coral
13.2 x 9.6 mm
$ 49.45
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ID: 3321231 pcs
thumb image of 7.3ct Flower-Cut Pink Rose Quartz (ID: 332123)
7.25 ct Rose Quartz
12.9 x 12.8 mm
$ 43.50
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ID: 3449121 pcs
thumb image of 22.8ct Carved Rose Salmon White Coral (ID: 344912)
22.80 ct Coral
30.9 x 20 mm
$ 319.20
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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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