Mediterranean coral (Corallium Rubrum)
Fished in the seas of the Mediterranean area. It was the most manufactured coral of the nineteenth century. Usually red in various shades, from dark to bright red. Very rarely in pale pink. The coral branches are usually on average 20/25 cm tall and 10/15 cm wide.
Japanese Coral (Corallium Japonicus Elatius)
Consisting of tufts arranged on one floor fan. The coral can be presented in Japanese shades from: White (Shiro), pinkish white, pink or pale angel skin (Boch), the red or cherry (Momo), until brown or dark red (Aka). The red corals always have a white vein ("soul"), which becomes, however, rose in the lighter coloured coral.
The Pacific coral
Identified between 1965 and 1979 and fished in different areas of the Pacific. There are different types: Midway: white, pink dotted or streaked with red Garnet: very intense pink to yellow, the Misu: purplish pink, the Deep Sea: red.