Gone are the days when coral beads are just true signs of royalty where it adorns kings and members of the royal household. Now, it is not only the nobles that distinguish themselves with beads, it has become part of fashion, especially for Nigerian brideswho employ them for their traditional engagement wedding. Nigerian women also wear this elaborate fabulous pieces to complement their traditional outfits to major functions and occasions such as weddings, engagement parties, naming ceremonies and so on.
Coral beads come in different sizes, shapes and colours. The most popular ones are coral red and coral pink. There are also white coral beads (which is a rare gemstone), blue, orange and some other amazing great colours.