Description- Angelskin coral is a pale pink deep sea coral. It is often referred to as a Noble Coral which is the most desired and expensive of all coral types.
History-They were often carved into cameos in ancient Greece and Rome and were said to be engraved as seals.
Location-They are found off the coasts of Africa, Australia, Japan, Mediterranean, Malaysia, and the West Indies. Angelskin Coral is found at depths of 65 feet.
Folklore-Coral is one of the 7 treasures in Buddist Scriptures. Physically coral is used for general healing. It is said to ward off bad thoughts from others and promotes well-being.
Care-Rinse coral in warm water. Do not use cleansers or chemicals as this may damage the soft porous coral beads. Dry flat on a soft kitchen cloth. Buff gently to raise the luster when coral is completely dry.