The Crystal of the Day for Tuesday 3 December 2013 is Blue Sponge Coral in correspondence with Mars, today’s planet.
Coral has been called the ‘garden of the sea’. Red is considered the most sought after colour but coral also can be found in blue,pink, white, yellow and black.
It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease when worn as a necklace. Dreams about coral are believed to foretell recovery from a long illness. Ancients believed that Mars was composed of red coral.
Coral is a good aid for meditation or visualisation. It symbolises life and blood force energy. Dark red coral is used for heating and stimulating the bloodstream. Pink shades restore harmony to the heart. It is used as an aid to depression, lethargy or deficient nutrition.
Zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Libra (ancient)
Birthstone: Jan, Apr, Oct, Nov (Ancient)
Chakra: Root, Heart
Energies: Power, healing, meditation, protections