Protection, Encouragement, Strength

Onyx is a member of the chalcedony quartz family. It is a silicate mineral similar to marble and granite and has a Mohs hardness level of 7. Its luster is vitreous and its transparency is translucent or opaque. Most people associate onyx gemstones with a jet black color. However, onyx is also found in brown, red and white variations.


Onyx is said to be a powerful protection stone; absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. It is said to foster wise decision-making. It is wonderful for meditation and dreaming.

Precious Jewelry offers a number of items made from Onyx. We offer these Onyx Earrings as well as other Jewelry created with Onyx.