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 upbeat beads have a warm and natural look to them, along with a gorgeous variety of banded patterns ranging from creamy white to fiery orange/red. These beads are a versatile size at 6mm and would pair nicely with a beige or sandy color, or even a wood bead style for a natural look.
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 a strand similar to those in the listing.