Coral gemstones are formed by the deposition of calcium carbonate exoskeleton growth by marine polyps over the decades. Only certain varieties of red and white coral are precious and not all. Red and white corals can be found in coral reefs near the coast of Australia and USA. It is a substitute for Diamond or White Sapphire. From the ancient times, this stone has been associated with sacred powers. In earlier times this stone was used to ward off pirates and sea monsters. Early Norwegians used White Coral stone for decorating their weapons. Even now it is used as a protection against evil powers in Europe and Scandinavia. Also known as “Safed Moonga”, this stone provides stability and peace of mind to the person wearing it. It also strengthens a person physically and emotionally.
A good white coral stone should have a consistent shining color and should be totally opaque.
Benefits and Effects
Use of white coral as jewelry- rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets etc is beneficial to the wearer. It strengthens the body’s immunity and cures backache. It promotes balance in the wearer’s voice and also helps in bonding and interpersonal relationships. This stone wards off negative energies and gives protection to the wearer. It helps in improving marital life and enhances love between partners.
This stone is produced near the coasts of Australia, Mediterranean and America. These stones are mainly and most commonly found at the bottom of the major oceans.
How to care
This stone is not as hard as compared to other stones, so extra care should be taken while handling it. It should not be exposed to harmful chemicals and detergents and must be cleaned with a soft cloth. The ring can be detoxified for carrying negative energies, by dipping it in water overnight.
The price of this stone depends upon it’s weight, quality, shape and size.
Who should Wear
It can be worn by people who are ruled by Venus and Mars. The stone is beneficial for people born under Taurus and Libra Zodiac signs. It is worn by people who look for protection, spiritual awakening and prosperity.
How to wear
It should be worn in silver, gold or platinum. It can be worn in various forms like bracelet, pendant, ring or as a necklace. The stone should touch the skin of the wearer for astrological benefits.