Coral stone is fragile and more brittle than the other gems. It measures on the 3.5 Mohs scales. Corals get damaged if they immersed in water for too long. An ancient magic stone from the ocean. Coral is taken from coral trees that are created in cold ocean waters by tiny living creatures called Polyps.
These gemstones are found in several colors – Red, Gold, Black, Blue, White, Pink to deep blood red color. The best of these red corals are found in Japan and Italy. Coral is the gem associated with “MANGAL”, the planet MARS. Mars is the prince among all the planets.
If one wears the Red Coral gemstone, it can reduce the hurdles caused due to the malefic position of Mars. Coral is not mined just like Pearl. According to an astrological point of view, Mars is the lord of Coral which is the son of ‘Prithvi’. Its harmful position results in cruelness and anger to the native.
Care & Cleaning of Red Coral
Due to their organic nature, Coral gemstones or Moonga are both soft and flimsy and should only be sponged with the moist cloth. Be careful from about the chemicals because it may effects badly. Red coral has an attractive and vibrant color so that many people find it beautiful. Red Coral gemstone is delicate and needs special care.
Wear Corals after you have done with your makeup. Cosmetics are made from harsh chemicals. Maximum use of chemicals could discoloration and dusts the Coral gemstone. Corals can lose their shine and fade their color when exposed directly to the sun rays.