Coral is developed deep in the ocean and originates from living organisms, called coral polyps. They come in many colours; reds, pinks and oranges which are the most popular and sought after.
Corals can be found in several world seas, depending on the quality of the water within and around them. These have different grades, It is important to be aware, like gemstones, the corals have commercially been categorised, simply for marketing purposes.
On our site, we have dedicated a page for species called “Coralie rubrum” these are traditionally been harvested in the Mediterranean Sea; the colour range in these organisms sets the standard for precious corals.