Hardness: 3.5

Red coral has an intensely colored red skeleton and is found in The Straights of Gibraltar, Cape Verde Islands, Japan, Taiwan, and the Mediterranean region

Sponge Coral is a type of coral with a sponge-like appearance and is found primarily in the south china sea and the Mediterranean.

Astrological sign of: Libra

Brings one to harmony with the forces of nature; Brings practicality to one’s career; Facilitates intuition, imagination and visualization; Expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge; Helps protect one from depression and despondency. Helps with anxiety and hypertension. It used to be worn in the past by fisherman’s wives to insure their husband’s safe return.