Onyx is a banded variety of the mineral chalcedony. Agate and Onyx are both members of the same family, however Agate grows in curved bands, while Onyx grows in parallel ones. Onyx sits at a 6.5-7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness.
These Onyx pieces are primarily black but do show some white in the stones. Each stone is between two and three centimeters long. Onyx can be used in all types of projects, due to its hardness, including crafting, fountains, jewelry, decorating.
Black Onyx is thought to be a strength giving stone that gives support when dealing with extreme physical or emotional stress. It is also associated with vigor, stamina, strength, confidence and self control.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive product similar to those in the listing.