Red coral is species of marine coral that grow on rocky sea bottom, normally in dark environments such as crevices. It's skeletons are harvested and polished for jewellery. Red coral is deep red to pale pink in colour.
The Romans believed that red coral could protect children from harm. The Egyptians used coral in their tombs as they believed it would ward off evil spirits. Coral is said to absorb negative energy. It represents joy and happiness enabling the wearer to enjoy life.
The vibrant colour of red coral beads would be beautiful for your jewellery creations.