Onyx Black Tumbled Stones - India
The colour of this onyx is a result of the many years of growth in the mineral deposits found in India. A stone with parallel white bands and black stripes. The stone is mainly black with grey-brown colours throughout, and each piece is unique.
It was once believed that wearing this stone would prevent one’s enemies from being able to see them in the dark. The name “Black Onyx” comes from the Greek word “onux”, which means “claw”. The Romans, for example, believed that engraving the stone with the figure of Mars (the God of war) would give them confidence on the battlefield. Black onyx is still regarded today for its ability to foster power and courage.
This powerful stone is known to promote strength, self-control and wisdom. If you’re looking for a stone that will help you stay focused and on track, Black Onyx is a perfect choice, and let its protective energy work its magic.
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