Adds strength and inner peace, helps us to confront our fears
and allows us to see things in a positive way.
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Black onyx is a semi-precious gemstone which is often used by jewelry designers because of its rich, silky colour and lustrous surface that adds an elegant touch to any design. Onyx is a form of microcrystalline quartz known as chalcedony. This stone is formed in the gas cavities of lava. Its chemical composition is SiO2 with a hardness of 6.5-7. Black onyx is a type of agate, made of silicon and oxygen. It has a virtuous luster quality and a trigonal structure system. Black Onyx is a stone used for protection from negative influences. It is helpful for people who need to release attachments to people, places or things. It is often cited in helping people to move past relationships after they have ended. It aids in confusing or difficult times, can absorb emotional intensity, repels negative energy and enhances self mastery. The ancient Egyptians believed that black onyx kept away unhealthy lovers and caused detachment.
Black onyx controls stress and can increase stamina. It is also known to aid in childbirth, sexual health and self-control. It is also said to strengthen the heart, kidneys, nerves, capillaries, hair, eyes and nails. Black onyx is also helpful in treating blood disorders, glaucoma and epilepsy as well as treating any teeth, bone, bone marrow or cell damage. Onyx was very popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans. The Romans associated Black Onyx with courage.
Black onyx can be found naturally or dyed to appear more black. When people hear the term onyx they assume a reference to a black stone. However onyx can be brown, white, orange, red, honey coloured or a blend of colours. If the stone is brown it is called sardonyx. If the stone is red, it is called Carnelian
onyx. Only when the stone is black throughout is it referred to as black onyx.
Stone Star signs
Onyx is a 7th Anniversary gemstone
Zodiac – Gemini, Leo
Planet – Mars
Element – Earth
The name comes from the Greek word ‘onyx’, which means nail or claw. The story is that one day the frisky Cupid cut the divine fingernails of Venus with an arrowhead while she was sleeping. He left the clippings scattered on the sand and the fates turned them into stone so that no part of the heavenly body would ever perish.
Spiritual Benefits –
This gemstone boosts self-realisation. It helps in attending our own aims with determination and it specifically matched for those who might be simply dominated or lead. It is also supportive in centering and managing the whole person with high powers.
Emotional Benefits –
Black gemstone encourages sense of responsibility and self confidence. It boosts a good ego and desire to get engaged in a dispute in case it is important.
Mental Benefits –
The gemstone recovers the capability to assert ourselves. Through inspiring analytical logics and thoughts, it recovers focus and will help us in arguing in determined manner. It also offers a simple and real outlook to our life that increases regulation on our own actions.