There was a wise Japanese proverb that said "Fear is only as deep as the mind allows" it is so true.
The Onyx crystal is a strong and sturdy companion on your spiritual journey. A powerful warrior stone that can help stomp out negative thought patterns stemming from the most debilitating and toxic emotion of them all THE fear. Include Onyx in your gem collection and always know that whatever happens, this powerful root chakra stone always has your back.Black Onyx is the anniversary gemstone for the 10th year of marriage.
There is some myth about the origin of the Onyx. It says that the goddess Venus was resting on the banks of the Indus River. While sleeping, Cupid used the point of one of his enchanted arrows to give her a manicure. The parings of her nails then fell into the waters of the sacred river. Since the nails were of heavenly origin, they sank to the river bottom and were metamorphosed into onyx.
- Onyx is a gemstone of separation, and can be helpful in recognizing old habits or relationships that need to be re-evaluated or released, and brings the inner strength needed to let go. It is a support stone for grief and denial, and assists one during the emotional processes of mourning, acceptance, and moving forward.
- The black Onyx grounds and stabilizes the emotional side of the soul, it brings strength in difficult circumstances and during times of mental stress. The gem calms nervousness, quells anxiety and fear, soothes tempers and restores rational thinking and self-control.
- The Onyx gemstone teaches us the appropriate use of power and focus in one’s energy and will bring us into a positive force. It is an excellent tool for grounding and connecting us with the electromagnetic energy of the universe, as well as facilitating alignment with Higher powers for guidance and strength.
- Onyx may be used to stimulate the psychic senses and engenders a protective shield for those of us who offer spiritual counseling, channeling or mediumship, or any endeavor that opens one to psychic influences. It encourages us to feel safe in its presence and is a remarkable aid for past-life regression to heal old wounds and physical trauma affecting the present life.
I love this gemstone, I love to work with it, to have it and beside all the good it brings, it's beautiful. I find myself adding it to a lot of pieces I make, if it's in smooth beads, faceted, matt, or as of a polished stone.