Due to their organic nature, Coral gems or moonga are both soft and porous and should only be wiped clean with moist cloth. Special to extra special care depending on dye used. Avoid chemicals, cosmetics & ultrasonic cleaners. Be careful about chemicals in hairspray, cosmetics, or perfume.
Rituals for wearing Coral gemstone
The weight of the Red coral or moonga gemstone should not be less than 3 Ratti (360 mg). The Coral weighing 5,7,9,11,13 rattis are more fortune giving.
Red Coral should be studded in copper.
Before wearing the red coral ring for the first time wash it in the Ganga water.
After touching this ring to the feet of the desired God reciting the mantra wear in the ring finger of the left/right hand.
"Om AnGaaRaKaya Namah".
One should pray to Mars saying 'O God! Mars we have put on your gem for your grace, kindly save us fully'.
The wearer should donate lentil, gur and money after tying in a red cloth to a Brahmin or priest. Gur should be fed to a red ox.
Day for wearing Red Coral::
Time for wearing Red Coral:
The best time to wear a coral ring is one hour after sunrise or up to 11:00 a.m.
Source of Coral or Moonga
Coral gemstone is found in Algeria, Tunisia, Spain, Italy, France, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and India.