Onyx Tumblestone Pendant
Grounding, Empowering, Self-Mastery, Centering
Chakra: Base, Sacral
Composition: Microcrystaline Quartz
Oils/Herbs: Patchouli, Aloe vera
Onyx is a type of chalcedony, it is usually black opaque stone with a shiny lustre.
This gemstone is vey popular as a faceted stone used in jewellery.
Metaphysical & Healing Properties
Onyx is considered to be a stone of self-mastery, it helps one in controlling focus and directing their will, thus increasing ones personal strength.
The stone can show one that the most important type of control is self-control.
Self-control is a prominent aspect of one’s life as it enables one to regulate emotions, thoughts, and behaviour in the face of everyday temptations and impulses.
This gemstone is known to dispel excessive energies, it can calm frayed nerves, quell anxiety, and soothe ones emotions.
Onyx is considered to be the stone of inner strength and power, it has the ability to enhance ones endurance as well as perseverance.
It can increase mental focus allowing one to learn difficult new information more easily and use knowledge already acquired more wisely.
Onyx is known to increase the ability to retain memory and encourages attention to detail.
The stone also promotes physical strength and it can help one to contain their energy rather than allowing it to dissipate over time.
Onyx is great to use as a grounding influence when meditating with high energy powerful crystals, it works well with other stones consolidating their energies.
Onyx is relatively rare gem in nature it is a type of Agate, the name comes from the Greek “onux” meaning “claw” referring to the minerals appearance.
The Indians and Persians used onyx as a protection against the Evil eye, they also thought that placing the stone on a stomach of a pregnant woman during the labor can reduce the pain and bring on an earlier delivery.
Romans carved the images of the God Mars and hero Hercules into the stone as it was believed that the stone can protect the wearer from all kind of negativity and adversaries and give them courage in conflicts and battles
There is a legend about the Origin of Onyx, it says that the goddess Venus was resting on the banks of the river Indus one of the biggest rivers in the Indian sub-continent flowing from Tibet through India and Pakistan.
As Venus slept a Cupid used the end of one of his enchanted arrows to give her a manicure, it is said that the pairings from her nails fell in to the water of the river. The nails of heavenly origins fell to the bottom of the sacred river and were metamorphosed into Onyx.
Crystal properties are listed for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice. Always consult a physician for proper medical treatment.