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 tumbled pieces of Orange Onyx really embody the banding the stone is known for, each having a unique, yet uniform appearance. The colors ranges from a light cream to dark burnt orange. These grounded stones would be great for a variety of applications!
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, promoting fidelity. It helps to balance and center, being of both ying and yang, feminine and masculine. Aiding in wise decision making, attracting happiness and good fortune. Helping to seize the moment and manifest the future. Associated with healing the feet, teeth, bone, bone marrow and soft tissue. Orange Onyx stimulates the Sacral Chakra.