A pure black form of Chalcedony or banded Black Agate.
Source: India, Brazil
The ancient Romans entered battle carrying amulets of Onyx engraved with Mars, the god of war. This was believed to bestow courage in battle. In Renaissance Europe, wearing Onyx was believed to bestow eloquence. A traditional Persian belief is that it helped with epilepsy. Onyx was traditionally used by English midwives to ease childbirth by laying it between the breasts of the mother
Onyx brings good fortune, health, and happiness.
It balances yin and yang’. Removes fears and worries.
Black Onyx provides support and personal strengths in times of stress. It increases mental stability, self-esteem, and stamina. Enhances decision making, intuition and to see the bigger picture. It also aids self-control, confidence, and generosity.
Onyx allows you to draw from the universal energies to meet your requirements. It helps remove grief, overcome senility and fever.
Black Onyx is good for cells, blood, bone marrow and the feet.