Red / Italian/ Sponge Coral
Coral is a 35th Anniversary gemstone.
Coral has been called the 'garden of the sea'. It was once believed to be a plant, but is now known to actually contain living animals called polyps. Coral is the result of accumulated skeletal masses from these polyps. Red is considered the most sought after colour but coral also can be found in pink, white, yellow and black .
Origin Originates from Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Australia, the South Pacific, the waters of Japan, and Africa.