Onyx is a chalcedony, consisting of fine inter-growths of silica minerals. When banded they are parallel to one another, as opposed to the more chaotic banding that often occurs in agates
It is translucent to opaque and occurs in a wide range of colours including, white, yellow, red, brown, green, and black. The most common colours of this stone are black and white.
This stone heals grief that has gone on too long. It helps you with the knowledge that there is no death by enhancing your understanding of the wheel of birth, death and rebirth. Black onyx facilitates you knowing that separation is an illusion and reunion will come. Promotes psychic contact through seances, medium-ship, and messages from the dead. Black onyx aids past life and .between life regression work. Prevents and removes spirit possessions while it keeps you hidden from evil and protected by the Light. This stone eases loneliness, makes you feel loved and protected.
This stone carries the energy of Isis. It opens, heals, clears and activates the third eye chakra, mental body and the mind grid. It helps in bringing in your higher self, heals soul fragments and helps with soul retrieval. It promotes ascension, removes obstructions to the mental body healing. Facilitates contact with spirit guides, angels and the Goddess. Blue onyx aids psychic communication with animals and contact with dolphins and whales. This stone quiets the mind.
Green onyx heals karma that it obstructing your life path, clears the path to growth and movement, promotes achievement. It manifests your spiritual growth on this plane, heals confusion or resistance to your life agreements. Facilitates you moving forward in you life. It provides emotional support. Helps painful knees.
This stone stabilises you and promotes steadfastness. It will help you be firm in your resolve not to move or change when it is a positive action. It will also break the pattern of resistance when change is required to move forward in your life. This is an ideal stone for men.
ONYX And physical health
Onyx amplifies your financial strength and ability to stay focused and to achieve financial goals. This is the perfect stone for entrepreneurs and helps the self employed gain confidence and endurance to stay in business. It promotes longevity in business.
Onyx can help lessen symptoms of headache and is used to help strengthen the eyes and optic nerves. Onyx stimulates the the base chakra, assisting you in grounding and connecting with the electromagnetic energy of the Earth. It is an excellent stone for use in scrying and magical work. It has been utilised as a magical stone for thousands of years, and is considered one of the best materials to use for the carving of magical amulets.
Onyx assists in absorbing from the universe, energies that are required for healing or other purposes It balances the yin and yang energies in the body. Onyx is beneficial for teeth, bones, bone marrow and blood disorders.
This stone can be used to help stimulate the connection between the base chakra and the feet. This can help those suffering from weak legs or who have difficulty grounding, eliminating body wastes or excess energy.
ONYX and your feelings
Onyx is a grounding stone that encourages you to feel safe in its presence. Place an onyx near your bed to stop nightmares or night terrors. Make it your intention that the stone will guard against any negative influences while you sleep peacefully. Onyx is beneficial for releasing any type of fear. Onyx recognises and integrates dualities in yourself. It anchors the flighty into a more stable way of life and generally imparts self control. Onyx is a mental tonic that alleviates overwhelming fears and worries. Onyx conveys the invaluable gift of wise decisions.
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ONYX and the mind
Onyx is a perfect stone for your desk or wherever you perform your work. This stone helps provide mental focus, grounding and the ability to stay on task. Use this stone to deflect negative thought patterns.
Onyx is ideal for past life work to heal old injuries and physical trauma that is affecting your present life. Holding a piece of onyx takes your attention to the site of the previous injury, which can then be released through crystal therapy.
Onyx is a secretive stone that assists in keeping your own counsel. However it is said that onyx holds onto the memories of things that have happened to the wearer. It can be used for psychometry, telling the story of those who are sensitive to its vibrations.
Onyx is strength giving. It provides support in difficult or confusing circumstances an during times of enormous mental or physical stress. It centres your energy and aligns it with a higher power. Onyx helps you access higher guidance and its connection with the whole. It can take you forward to view the future and with its capacity to impart personal strength, helps you to be the master of your destiny. This stone promotes vigour steadfastness and stamina. Onyx helps you to learn lessons by imparting self confidence and helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.
ONYX and the SPIRIT
Onyx is beneficial to establish a protective shield when offering spiritual counselling, tarot card readings, channeling, automatic writing and any other modality that opens you up to psychic influences. Onyx amplifies telepathic connections with your own higher consciousness and helps you tap into the Akashic Records. Use it when you intend to obtain messages from the angelic realm to open your intuitive ears.
Onyx can enhance spiritual vision and dream experiences. It is useful in stimulating the psychic senses and is often used for spiritual inspiration.
Heals grief that has gone on too long; promotes knowing that there is no death; helps in understanding the wheel of birth, death and rebirth; fosters knowing that separation is an illusion and reunion will come; promotes psychic contact with those who have died through seances, medium-ship, and messages from the dead; aids past-life progressions; prevents and removes spirit possessions; promotes the feeling of being hidden from evil and protected by the Light; promotes feeling of being watched over by the angels, feeling loved; eases loneliness; supports going on alone.
Onyx teaches you the appropriate use of power and the focusing of energy into positive force. It is excellent for those who are working to develop their telekinetic abilities.
onyx harmonises well with....
onyx and the chakras
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z