Onyx
Onyx

The Onyx is a secret stone, varies in color from black or white to translucent, with layers of red streaks, pink, brown and yellow.

It is found in Italy, USA and Mexico, and is commonly used as a building material.

The Onyx was one of the most important ornamental stones used in the ancient cultures, it was also renowned by its therapeutic characteristics. In some countries this stone was seen as a strong and powerful amulet. The Romans considered it as a protective stone. The Greeks believed in the powers that the stone had about the loving partner. Onyx is among the most used amulets by Indians against black magic and witchcraft.