Origin: Australia, Africa, Japan
Lore: Coral is among the most ancient of gem materials, used for adornment since prehistoric times. Coral inlays and ornaments have been found in Celtic tombs from the Iron Age. In ancient China, red coral was a symbol of wealth, favor and high social status. Coral is one of the seven treasures mentioned in Buddhist scriptures.
Mystical: Coral can be used to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders. Coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose.