Red Coral is the hard skeleton of small leafless bushes that are composed of intermeshed spicules of hard calcium carbonate. They look like underwater colourful plants but in reality, they are gelatinous marine animals called polyps. Red corals are organic gemstones formed out of skeletons of individual polyps depositing together to make a colony. The remarkable characteristic of precious Red Coral Gemstones is their durable nature and intensely coloured red or pink skeleton, which is commonly used in jewelry making. The red coral stone is a naturally matte but can be polished to a glassy shine. The colour ranges from warm reddish pink, pale pink to deep red. They are also found in other colours like, scarlet, saffron, coral red, pink to vermilion red and white.
Some Qualities of a good Coral Gemstone:
O The Red Coral Gemstone benefits the wearer with quality of perseverance, courage, and the ability to face and solve troublesome issues.
O It also removes obstacles and gives them courage and fortitude in face of adversity.
O It enhances stability in one’s life, so is recommended for those who wish to get married and those who desire to have children.
O Red coral Gemstone is believed to prevent abortion, fever, piles, impotency, typhus, smallpox etc.
O Children’s seems to get relief from diseases like rickets. Stomach ache etc., by wearing the red coral beads or malas around their necks.
O Red coral also gives relief from knee problems, arthritis and rheumatism.