Red coral and Art'emi jewelry

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Red coral is THE semi-precious stone at the forefront of the trend! This is the stone not to be missed. It immediately takes us back to a wonderful summer by the sea. Its pretty orange-red reflections bring vitality and brilliance to your outfits. Discover now the range of virtues of red coral, its uses and the legends of which it is the object.

Its history and origins

Red coral finds its source at sea. It is a marine semi-precious stone, found in clear, warm and tranquil waters. It is the marine animals that deposit a calcareous substance on its wall and allow it to obtain this rigidity and this beautiful orange-red color. Each additional deposit allows it to grow further. This is how coral trees with multiple branches are formed. There are different types of coral whose shades vary according to their geographical origin: the red of Japan or the Mediterranean, the golden of China or the black of the Pacific.

A bit of history now. Traces of coral can be found in tombs dating back to the Neolithic. This stone has been used for many years. Indeed, men were fascinated by its color during antiquity. They have in fact attributed to him a magical power: that of healing. It was already used at the time when making jewelry, medicines or amulets.

Let's move on to myths and legends ! The coral was also called " Tree of Waters ". Ancient cultures granted it the power to protect from the evil eye and stop hemorrhages. According to a Greek legend, coral was born from the drops of blood shed by the Medusa when Perseus cut off her head.

Discovering coral: use, maintenance and meaning

You love your little coral gem, but don't know how to care for it. That's good, we tell you everything! Coral comes from the sea, just dip it in salt water. It is indeed the most natural treatment. Leave your jewelry one night in this salt water bath, and magic! They will have regained their brilliance the next day. You can also add a tablespoon of baking soda. In order to polish your stones, once the salt water bath is over, bring a soft cloth soaked in olive oil or sweet almond milk and gently asticate.

In lithotherapy, red coral is associated with purifying virtues and relative to inner vitality. It is a protector against negative energies. It is also very popular in meditation for relaxation and concentration. On a physical level, coral strengthens the heart and circulatory system.

Regarding astrology, coral is associated with the signs of Taurus, Cancer and Pisces. It soothes, vitalizes and relaxes at the same time.

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