Gemstone Carving – Glyptic

Glyptic (Gemstone Carving) Gallery and Pricelist

There is nothing in this world that can be compared to the perfection and shine of a gemstone. They have an extraordinary strength and can be carved into pieces of art that will last for aeons to come. The rare knowledge of the glyptic is a craft in itself and has been practiced amongst only a few people around this globe. Carving a gemstone takes a lot of patience and time that cannot be valued highly enough.

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Glyptic
“Various Carvings”
Artist: Sam Wilkinson
Material:
Various Gemstones
Dimensions: Varying from 15mm to 50mm.


Price: $ 11000 i
Carnelian Carving
“Carnelian Bottle”
Artist: Sam Wilkinson
Material:
Carnelian with australian turmalin stopper
Dimensions: 30mm x 15mm x 15mm


Price: $ 3500 i
Carnelian Bottle
“Carnelian Bottle II”
Artist: Sam Wilkinson
Material:
Carnelian with NZ nephrite jade stopper
Dimensions: 20mm x 18mm x 18mm


Price: $ 2650 i
Carnelian Carving
“Shaped”
Carnelian Carving
“Shaped”
Artist: Dave Goodin
Material:
Carnelian
Dimensions: 125mm x 40mm


Price: $ 16500 i
To date, this is the largest piece of carnelian I have been tempted to shape. I was inspired by the form of the raw stone itself and was, at the time, drawing and sculpting the human form in other media – NZ native timbers and larger hard stone. A stunning piece
Carnelian Carving
“A Leaf”
Artist: Sam Wilkinson
Material:
Carnelian with jade toggle
Dimensions: 50mm x 25mm x 7mm


Price: $ 2300 i
Carnelian Carving
“Carnelian Hook”
Artist: Dave Goodin
Material:
Carnelian
Dimensions: 40mm x 30mm


Price: $ 2400 i
Carnelian Pendant
“Carnelian Brooch”
Artist: Dave Goodin
Material:
Carnelian and gold
Dimensions: 20mm x 20mm


Price: $ 12000 i
Commissioned to replace the stone in a 20ct gold brooch, detailed with Australian fauna. I chose to replace the stone with carnelian to reflect the colours of outback Australia.
Seal
“Seal Ring”
Seal
“Seal Ring”

Material:
Bloodstone and gold
Dimensions: 20mm x 20mm


Price: $ 500 (engraving only) i
This miniature carving shows an heirloom and is only 10 mm high. The impression in the wax shows the detail and precision the carving has.
We deliver worldwide: Our carvings have been going to places all over NZ and far beyond. Greenstone Carvings NZ, Pounamu Carvings Auckland, Nephrite Napier, Pounamu Hastings, Greenstone Wellington, Greenstone Christchurch, Greenstone Hawkes Bay, Greenstone Waipukurau and many more towns.
2011 ATOS Hawkes Bay – Hastings, Napier, Waipukurau

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