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125 Unusual Siamese Red Coral Beads

 
125 Unusual Siamese Red Coral BeadsQuantity in Basket:none
Code: ga5610
Price:$8.50 USD

Shipping Weight: 25.00 grams
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Price is per 16-inch strand of Genuine Chinese coral, dyed red but colour fixed. Each bead measures 6mm x 3mm, drilled in center. About 125 to the strand.

Coral is not a true gemstone, but a product of marine life. However, it's been used as a gem since prehistoric times. With a history of religious meaning, like being one of the seven treasures in Buddhist scriptures. Coral was long thought to be a strong talisman against evil spirits and hurricanes. It is also said to reduce blood flow, helping anaemia, and is thought to give wisdom and prevent madness.

Its color ranges from white to red, but most red coral these days is dyed. It grows in branches that look like underwater trees. Most people think of coral on the coral

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