Red Coral

Red Coral is a precious, bright red organic gemstone formed in the deep sea by marine creatures called coral polyps (Corallium rubrum). It is a popular astrological gemstone worn to ensure success in leadership roles, sports, business, and health.

Buy red coral stone today and enjoy innumerable benefits both physically as well as mentally. This bright red precious stone helps you achieve a progressive career in real estate, interior decoration, mining, exploration politics,leather industries, doctors, physical fitness fields, and other land-related jobs. If you are looking for an administrative or leadership role in a company, then wearing red coral stone helps you to gain leadership roles.

Of all the types of Coral, red Coral is far more popular because of its astrological relevance and is known by several names including, ‘Marjaan’, ‘Sinduja’, ‘Maheya’, ‘Vidrum’, ‘Praval Ratna’, ‘Musaragalva’, ‘Latamani’, ‘Mangalmani’ etc. Wearing this gemstone can help the wearer emerge out of the difficult phase of Mangal Dasha, more smoothly and maturely.

Success in Team Management, Administrative, Leadership Roles– Associated with aggressive planet Mars, red coral stone benefits the wearer by refining his team improvisation skills. Known to inculcate determination, initiative and focus, it is highly recommended for people working in Army, Police, Sports or other professions where great deal of physical and mental stamina is required.

Profitable Real Estate Business – In vedic astrology, Mars is recognized as the ‘Bhoomi Karaka’ ruling land and property. Thus, Munga stone benefits people working in industries like real estate, interior decoration, mining, oil exploration and physical asset management industries.

Better Digestive Health & Immunity – Health benefits of red coral surpass almost every other gemstone because of its ability to restore digestive, circulatory and psychological health. It is also worn to boost immunity and mental concentration of the wearer.

Boost fitness: Apart from the career-related benefits, wearing red coral stone also boosts digestive health, strengthens bones, and immunity in the body. Interestingly, it’s proved in research that red coral consists of calcium carbonate. Hence, it’s good for strengthening bones. Apart from bone-strengthening, it also cures blood pressure, piles, chickenpox, and prevents abortions. So, buy red coral stone today and enjoy physical fitness.

Build emotional wellness: The red coral stone is associated with the mars. So, it’s known to increase vitality, physical stamina, intellectual properties, self-confidence, and passion. All these qualities make you a better person and build strong emotional wellness.

One should wear a red coral stone each Tuesday early morning. If you are thinking about the best time to wear the red coral stone, then it’s an hour after sunrise to 11 AM. Make sure you wear this precious red coral stone along with either a copper or gold ring.

Depending on the origin, color, shape and overall clarity, red coral stone price can range anywhere between ₹ 500 to ₹ 15000 (7$ to 230$) per carat. Moreover, other factors like natural availability and artificial treatment can considerably influence Moonga stone price.

Origin– Japanese red coral is excessively rare and thus attracts luxury pricing from ₹ 5000 to ₹ 15000 (75$ to 230$) per carat. Italian red coral stone price range also tends to remain on higher end, flexing between ₹ 500 and ₹ 4000 (8$ and 65$) per carat (depending on quality). Indian red coral is relatively cheap and more affordable.

Color–Bright red, lustrous corals are preferred over dull, faded or pale ones. Moonga stone price per ratti increases further for vividly saturated and bright red gemstones.

Shape– Being an organic gemstone, red coral can easily crack from pressure and thus sold in and as cabochon gemstone in oval, round, capsule and triangular shapes. If quality and weight remain the same, round gemstones are more expensive than other shapes.

Clarity –Clarity of red coral is analyzed by how bright and smooth its surface is. Stones carrying blemishes, pits and spots are priced on the lower end. Munga ratna price is reasonably high for a flawless, lustrous red coral.

Carat Weight – Corals are rarely found in large sizes, implying that a smooth, spotless red coral weighing above a few carats is priced in relevance to its rarity.

Treatment– Red coral is treated to enhance its color but can be synthesized in labs as well. Artificial gemstones occur in and as plastic, wood or polymers. An original red coral is significantly expensive than the fake ones. It is better to buy red coral that is certified by recognized laboratories to avoid getting duped by fraudsters.

The red coral stone price or Moonga stone price varies depending upon the origin, color, shape, and purity. However, the Japanese red coral stone price usually ranges between 500 INR to 15000 INR per carat. While Italian Moonga stone price ranges between 500 INR to 4000 INR. Indian red coral stone is cost-effective than any other stones.

The best quality Red Coral gemstone comes from a reputed origin, exhibits bright red color with a smooth, spotless, lustrous surface.
Origin– Italy continues to be the most popular origin, delivering fine quality red corals for more than two centuries. However, other locations including Japan, India, Algeria, USA and Taiwan are also recognized globally for producing high quality, natural red coral gemstones. Australian and Taiwan red corals are more suitable for jewelry purposes.

Color– Red coral does not come in a wide range of hues but its color may differ in intensity. Its color can range from warm red to deep pink to deep red. But, Ox-blood red coral displaying bright red with secondary tint of orange is more desirable in gemstone markets.

Clarity– Being an opaque and dusky gemstone, clarity in red coral is judged by its surface markings, texture and luster. Inclusions in red coral may occur as blemishes, black spots, groove pits or wood grain effects. Best quality red coral is smooth, lustrous and spotless or as inclusion-free as possible.

Red coral stone prices are sensitive to origin, color, clarity, shape and treatment. In addition, astrological relevance and rare occurrence of some varieties, make them susceptible to even higher pricing. E.g. Japanese coral is rarer than Italian one and yet the later may come nearly expensive owing to its astrological popularity. Similarly, an Oxblood red coral draws more money than a faded or dull colored red coral. One must remember that price of red coral is collectively decided by the above parameters and any major or minor change in appearance, treatment or shape can increase or reduce the prices.
Japanese red corals have become exceedingly rare due to excessive extraction in the recent past and changes reported in their marine ecosystems because of pollution. Fine quality and limited availability make them expensive than other origins. Italian Red Coral on the other hand, is not only easily available but ranks equally good on luster, color saturation and clarity, which makes it fit for astrological use. Since both varieties can be used for astrological reasons, rarity of Japanese coral increases its value in the gemstone market.
Quality of this gemstone depends on several factors. As a rule, high quality red coral displays minimum inclusions, smooth texture, bright red color and high luster. But before evaluating the quality of the stone, it is also important to understand customer’s buying preferences. While physical or gemological attributes like clarity and color make Japanese and Italian origins more desirable, astrological relevance makes the later a better choice. Similarly, when looking for jewelry purposes, Australian and Taiwanese origins are preferred more than others. It is always recommended to buy lab tested red coral whether online or from trusted dealers to ensure fair purchase.
No! The shape of gemstone bears no effect on its astrological value. Red Coral astrological benefits depend on the weight and collective quality of the gemstone. Triangular Red Coral or ‘Tikona Lal Moonga’ is more of a fashionable statement than astrological preference and is usually sought for jewelry purposes.

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