Corals are considered a precious mineral, and are marine invertebrates that typically live in compact colonies. Aristotle classified corals as Zoophyta; animals that had the characteristics of both plants and animals and so, hypothetically, somewhere in between the two.
These particular beads have been enhanced to a vibrant orange yellow color, and they have been shaped into a small "sticklet" form. These would be popular with kids because of the coloring and the durability of the coral, great for school projects, or beginner necklace projects!
Coral is surrounded in interesting beliefs, it is thought to symbolize life and blood force. Red coral in particular is thought to aid in conception and nurture the mother-child bond which is a very unique property. It is a good choice when making gifts for new mothers and newborn.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive a strand similar to those in the listing.