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ID: 4753121 pcs
thumb image of 3.7ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Green Tourmaline (ID: 475312)
3.71 ct Tourmaline
12.1 x 8.5 mm
$ 37.10
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ID: 4800391 pcs
thumb image of 12ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 480039)
12.00 ct Topaz
19.6 x 11.6 mm
$ 60.00
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ID: 4743201 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Carved Leaf Green Tourmaline (ID: 474320)
1.50 ct Tourmaline
9.4 x 7.4 mm
$ 15.00
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ID: 4744941 pcs
thumb image of 7.3ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 474494)
7.25 ct Topaz
15.7 x 9.5 mm
$ 36.25
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ID: 4744901 pcs
thumb image of 15.1ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 474490)
15.08 ct Topaz
23.4 x 13 mm
$ 75.40
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ID: 4800371 pcs
thumb image of 11.5ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 480037)
11.51 ct Topaz
19.7 x 11.2 mm
$ 57.55
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ID: 4720561 pcs
thumb image of 24.3ct Carved Fish with Hole Yellowish Green Jadeite (ID: 472056)
24.31 ct Jadeite
26.7 x 13.8 mm
$ 7.78
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ID: 4720481 pcs
thumb image of 24.6ct Carved Fish with Hole Green Jadeite (ID: 472048)
24.55 ct Jadeite
29.4 x 15.1 mm
$ 7.86
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ID: 4744911 pcs
thumb image of 10ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 474491)
9.99 ct Topaz
19.7 x 11.8 mm
$ 49.95
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ID: 4748712 pcs
thumb image of 23ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Swiss Blue Topaz (ID: 474871)
23.02 ct Topaz
17.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 115.10
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ID: 4720541 pcs
thumb image of 26.4ct Carved Fish with Hole White Green Jadeite (ID: 472054)
26.40 ct Jadeite
27.8 x 15 mm
$ 8.45
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ID: 3336482 pcs
thumb image of 14.3ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333648)
14.27 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 156.97
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ID: 3336522 pcs
thumb image of 14.2ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333652)
14.19 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 156.09
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ID: 3336352 pcs
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14.42 ct Coral
15.3 x 10.7 mm
$ 158.62
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ID: 4720411 pcs
thumb image of 27.5ct Carved Fish with Hole Green Jadeite (ID: 472041)
27.53 ct Jadeite
28 x 16.2 mm
$ 8.81
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ID: 2548752 pcs
thumb image of 9.4ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 254875)
9.38 ct Coral
13.8 x 9.8 mm
$ 154.65
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ID: 3336492 pcs
thumb image of 14.7ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333649)
14.65 ct Coral
15.3 x 11 mm
$ 161.15
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ID: 3336432 pcs
thumb image of 14ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333643)
14.01 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 154.11
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ID: 3336402 pcs
thumb image of 15.1ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333640)
15.10 ct Coral
15.2 x 11 mm
$ 166.10
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ID: 3294182 pcs
thumb image of 9.3ct Carved Flower Salmon Coral (ID: 329418)
9.33 ct Coral
13.8 x 9.8 mm
$ 153.94
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ID: 4747101 pcs
thumb image of 2.4ct Carved Fruit Cabochon Green Tourmaline (ID: 474710)
2.43 ct Tourmaline
11.4 x 7.1 mm
$ 24.30
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Precious 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 it requires a lot of good quality material and much of will be 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 mostly from Asia, including China and Thailand.

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