Calcium carbonate with impurities, red. Hardness is variable. Found in African coast, Red Sea, Japan, Mediterranean Sea. Aids in discovery of inner child. Coral comes from two Greek words meaning “Daughter of the Sea”. Protects from the evil eye and demons; guards against accidents. Place under pillow for a peaceful sleep. Wear for protection while travelling over water. Good for the digestion; eye complaints. It is said that red coral will pale in color to alert its wearer of ill health.