Onyx – Black

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Black Onyx

  • Crystal System: Trigonal
  • Formation: Primary
  • Mineral Class: Oxide, quartz group
  • Colours: Black, brown, blue and orange (Sardonyx) it can be layered and have stripes.
  • Rarity: Common
  • Colour: Black
  • Forms: Natural, tumbled, cut/carved and common in Jewelry
  • Birthstone:  Mystical December

History/Mythology: Onyx has been used throughout record history and flinted artifacts of tools have been found having been made from it.  It was a popular Gemstone used by the Greeks and Romans and it was named after the ancient Greek word ‘Onyx’ meaning nail or claw because it was believed to have been born from the nails of the goddess Venus.  Onyx is a form of layer Agate which is a member of the Chalcadony family.

Onyx  is a very protective and grounding stone that helps you to find your own strength in any situation and gives you the stamina and foresight in order to deal with what is happening.  Onyx helps you to overcome any fears you might be holding and allows you to make wise decisions in order to find the most beneficial outcomes of any given situation.   Onyx has a strong memory so is fantastic for grid work or programming, however must always be cleansed before use.   

Chakra -Base Chakra

Healing – Teeth, bones, blood and feet


  • Black Onyx should be worn for a long period of time because it take time to unfold and assist
  • It is a fantastic stone to program as it hold clear memories or intent but must be cleansed thoroughly before each new program.
  • Fantastic for gridding with intent.
  • It is better to wear it as a ring or bracelet so that it is closer to your base chakra
  • Can be carried on your person or meditated on

Black Onyx Products for Sale 

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  • FREE standard shipping for all purchases over $30 and under 250 grams in Australia
  • $7.50 flat fee for all postage within Australia for purchases under $30
  • Express Post available $10 on all orders within Australia
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