Scorpio Birthstone – Red Coral

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Coral fact file

Crystal Structure: Amorphus,
Hexagonal micro crystals
Chemical Composition: calcium carbonate with traces of carotene

Hardness: 3.5 MOHs
Refractive Index: 1.486-1.658
Colors: red, black,pink

Although they can’t swim, their element is Water and Scorpio is a Fixed sign. Control freaks, they can be possessive in friendship and highly jealous in love.

Their stubbornness can be maddening, but at the same token, their loyalty never falters. Close to their element, Red Coral is the scorpio birthstone.

It is said that Red Coral instils courage in its user. It also helps in curing blood -related diseases. This is normally red in colour. The color red denotes matters of the heart. Red on a man indicates command and nobility; for a woman, pride or tenacity. If it’s fame and fortune your after, you can ward off any wicked spirits standing in your way by wearing coral. This gem is also thought to dispel panic attacks and bad dreams.Coral ensures material happiness, recovery from diseases indicated by Mars such as fever, cough, bilious complaints, smallpox, chickenpox, headache, loss of vitality, piles, boils, measles etc. It should be worn in silver or copper, and should be of 9, 11, 12 grams, on Tuesday on 1st or 4th finger of right hand. It is a hot stone.

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