Onyx has been used as an ornamental stone for centuries. Onyx increases happiness in life and strengthens your determination to change bad habits. Read more.
Variety of quartz
Onyx is a variety of quartz, a variety of chalcedony and related to agate. That sounds a bit complicated, but the bottom line is that Onyx always consists of 2 colors in parallel layers. 1 layer is always white or black and the other layer can take almost any color. We then speak of a two-tone quartz variant. Agate is a four-colored quartz variant.
Onyx has a long history as an ornamental stone. Since the beginning of the era, onyx has been used by the Romans in rings and amulets. The Old Testament also mentions 'shoham' stones that stand for onyx. Even now Onyx is a popular ornamental stone.
Onyx increases happiness in life and strengthens your determination to change bad habits. The stone can help reduce stress and regain control. It provides balance so that challenges can be overcome.