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Coral

Like Pearls, Corals help make up the very small list of organic jewelry materials. Also, like pearls, Corals consist of more than 90% calcium carbonate. The corals used in bead and jewelry making are not the protected coral species of the fragile coral reefs, but the more common and hearty species such as corallium japonicum or corallium rubrum. Coral is sensitive to heat, direct sunlight and cosmetics. Currently the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral.

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Rough Sponge Coral Chips Natural Color
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96ST425

1 ST $2.12 ($2.12 per ST) was $2.49

2 ST $3.74 ($1.87 per ST) was $4.40

6 ST $10.16 ($1.69 per ST) was $11.95

18 ST $28.60 ($1.59 per ST) was $33.65

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Shape: Sponge Coral
Size: Chips and Nuggets
Material: Coral
Description: Like Pearls, Corals help make up the very small list of organic jewelry materials. Also, like pearls, Corals consist of more than 90% calcium carbonate. The corals used in bead and jewelry making are not the protected coral species of the fragile coral reefs, but the more common and hearty species such as corallium japonicum or corallium rubrum. Coral is sensitive to heat, direct sunlight and cosmetics. Currently the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Sponge coral is easily recognized by its porous texture resembling a sponge. Our sponge coral beads pair well with southwestern inlay pieces as well as turquoise beads.
Showroom Aisle: 3
Showroom Section: O

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