Coral is an organic gemstone and it is not a mined stone. Coral is found in the clear between 15 and 160 feet. The greater is the depth of the water, the lighter is the coral’s color. Coral reefs are mostly found in almost all oceans of the world. The biggest coral reef is the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
Italian Red Coral is the highest and most sought gemstone till now, it is widely used in the gemstone and the jewellery industry. The bets specimen come from Sardinia ( Italy ) and Tunisia Coral from Japan and China is have an inferior quality of Coral gemstone. But it is more expensive than the Italian red, because it is found in less amount. Coral is worn in pieces with at least weight of 3 carats. A ring or a pendant is ideal because it can hold the pieces weighing up to twelve carats. Red Coral should be studded in gold and silver. It is the gemstone of luck and should be worn on Tuesday, an hour after sunrise. The ring should be worn on the ring or on the index finger.
Benefits of Red Coral
Red Coral increases the energy and brings events to the completion. Wearing red coral may also help in numerous ways.
• It supports marital life
• It stops nightmares
• It is useful to avoid anger and accidents
• It aids in meditation and happiness
• It protects women from widowhood
• It removes depression
Astrological Effects of Red Coral
Astrological science says that red coral is associated with the planet Mars. The gemstone is very effective in removing the malefic effect of Mars and if Mars is the lord of an auspicious house then it can bring immense benefit to the wearer. But before wearing red coral it is essential to consult an expert Vedic astrologer. If the position of Mars is not favorable in the birth chart such as weak, debilitated, combust or forming Mangal Dosha, red coral may be helpful. Wearing red coral removes the weaknesses associated with Mars or Mangal Graha in the birth chart.
How Wearing red coral can help?
• It boosts the energy and the confidence.
• Red Coral eliminates fear and bad dreams.
• It helps to win over the enemies and competitors.
Health Benefits of Wearing Red Coral
If red coral changes color then it is seen that the wearer suffers from the bad health and wearing it can help to detect illness. It transmits the cosmic yellow color, related to the blood, bone, lymph and the head. Wearing red coral also gives relief and protection from the diseases associated with the blood. Red coral also heals the immune system and heals the following ailments.
• Blood diseases
• Problems with bile
How to Take Care of Red Coral
Coral is a soft gem so needs special care. It is porous and scratches easily. Chlorine, alcohol, ammonia and nail polish remover can easily cause damage to the stone. Before doing any chemical work remove the coral rings. Avoid the gemstone from extreme temperatures.
Store Coral separately from another gemstone, as it is softer than other and scratches easily.
Mantra for Maximum Benefits
Before wearing coral, recite the following mantra for the maximum benefits.
Dharani garbha sambhootam vidyut-kaanti sama-prabham!
Kumaram Shakti Hastam tam Mangalam pran-maam!