Onyx Jewelry

Onyx jewelry is rich-looking and affordable. This black stone is often mixed with pearls to create elegant jewelry.

Onyx Jewelry * Care, Treatments & Where * Books
Birthstones * Anniversary * Lore * Poems/Jokes
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Onyx Jewelry

Premier Artisan Onyx Jewelry from of JeGem

Simple Onyx Pendants courtesy of The Crystal Ball Inc

Onyx Pendants, Onyx Earrings, Onyx Rings and Onyx Bracelets through Amazon

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Care, Treatments & Where

    Onyx, sard, and sardonyx are all varieties of chalcedony (microcrystaline quartz). Onyx comes in brown, white, grey, and black. Sard is a reddish-brown variety. Sardonyx is a blend of sard and onyx with the red bands of sard and the white bands of onyx. Onyx, Sard and Sardonyx all have a hardness rating of 7.

    Onyx is very similar to agate. Onyx has straight bands of brown, white or black; agate has curved lines of many colors.

    Since ancient times, Onyx has been dyed to improve it's color.

    Often treated agate is sold as Black Onyx.

    Onyx jewelry may chip or scratch rather easily.

    Onyx is found worldwide.

 
Themed Books

Birthstone Months with Onyx

 
Anniversary Gemstone for Onyx

 
Onyx Mystical Properties

    Black Onyx is used to help one change habits.

 
Onyx Lore

    Mexican Onyx (white and brown chalcedony) is said to help one sleep.

    Sard (reddish brown chalcedony) was regarded as a protection against incantations and sorcery. It was also believed to sharpen the wits of the wearer.

 
Poems

    Oynx

    Black as the night
    You can see forever
    Will it change my sight?
    Never say never


Jokes

    Smiley What did the Onyx say to the diamond?

      How can you be so clear?