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ID: 4032831 pcs
thumb image of 11.1ct Carved Turtle Multicolor Opal (ID: 403283)
11.14 ct Opal
24 x 15.8 mm
$ 51.13
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ID: 3336482 pcs
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14.27 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 156.97
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ID: 3336352 pcs
thumb image of 14.4ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333635)
14.42 ct Coral
15.3 x 10.7 mm
$ 158.62
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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: 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: 3140411 pcs
thumb image of 9.4ct Carved Bird Multicolor Coral (ID: 314041)
9.42 ct Coral
14.7 mm
$ 155.43
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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: 2548752 pcs
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9.38 ct Coral
13.8 x 9.8 mm
$ 154.65
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ID: 3336362 pcs
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15.32 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 168.52
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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: 3340351 pcs
thumb image of 34.3ct Carved Rose Pink Coral (ID: 334035)
34.31 ct Coral
26.3 x 19.7 mm
$ 171.55
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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: 3336442 pcs
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15.85 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 174.35
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ID: 3416532 pcs
thumb image of 21.6ct Carved Rose Pink Coral (ID: 341653)
21.60 ct Coral
15.5 x 13.9 mm
$ 151.20
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ID: 3336392 pcs
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15.99 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 175.89
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ID: 3341221 pcs
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12.99 ct Coral
26.7 x 20.8 mm
$ 142.89
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ID: 3449131 pcs
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12.61 ct Coral
23.7 x 18.1 mm
$ 176.54
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ID: 3336412 pcs
thumb image of 16.1ct Flower Carving Pink Coral (ID: 333641)
16.06 ct Coral
15.3 x 11.1 mm
$ 176.66
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ID: 2545291 pcs
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12.62 ct Coral
16.9 mm
$ 138.32
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ID: 3341241 pcs
thumb image of 12.5ct Carved Rose Pink Coral (ID: 334124)
12.52 ct Coral
29.5 x 20.1 mm
$ 137.72
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ID: 3416522 pcs
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25.34 ct Coral
16.2 x 14.6 mm
$ 177.38
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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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