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The word ’onyx’ is said to have come from the Greek word ’onux’, which means fingernail or claw. According to one legend, the mischievous Cupid once cut off Venus's fingernails when she was sleeping. With the fingernails scattered on the ground, the Gods turned them into flesh-colored stones, as no part of a heavenly body was supposed to die....
The Black Onyx gemstone is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, as well as guarding the wearer from the 'evil eye'. The Black Onyx gemstone is worn to help a person get over previous relationships, move out of the past, and start living in the present. Some of the important powers of this stone are intuition, focus, balance, positivity, change, and protection. Experts have claimed that anyone who wears this gemstone has full access to these powers, and that it helps one live life the way it's supposed to be lived.
Black Onyx gemstone is also believed to sharpen the senses of those who wear them. It makes the wearer more alert, more conscious, and more focused. The wearer also becomes more grounded, confident, and balanced once he/she starts using the gemstone regularly with absolute faith.
Feng shui experts believe that a black onyx gemstone is very good for attracting financial gains, and recommend wearing the onyx stone to improve one’s financial fortunes.
It is actually a variety of the Chalcedony stones, which range from white-colored stones to black. Black onyx stones are available in pure black, as they are heated and polished.
Black onyx has been used throughout time to create wonderful men’s onyx rings as well as unique women onyx rings. As a durable and long lasting gemstone, black onyx is a suitable gemstone for use in women's and men's wedding rings, engagement rings and mourning rings. Black onyx engagement rings, wedding bands and mourning rings can also stand up well to daily wear.
A large variety of women’s sterling silver onyx rings and onyx rings for men are ready for purchase at silvercity925.com for a variety of occasions- wedding, engagement or for mourning...