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Onyx Beads: The Ensnaring Necklace

Onyx is just one in a million kind of gemstones that is very genuine and natural when it comes to fitting perfectly to almost every kind of jewellery.

Alike to marble, granite and quartzite, Onyx is also a mineral. It is a part of the Chalcedony quartz clan and is a layered stone.

We may always think that Onyx only comes in a black variety but little did we know that it can also appear in hues such as:

  • White
  • Brown Band
  • Brown
  • Red

The brown and white banded ones are a version of Onyx with a name of Sardonyx. Another variety of Onyx is the Carnelian Onyx where it is made out of red and white layers.

Onyx usually falls out with a Mohs scale of hardness that ranges 6.5 to 7 millimeters and it owns a very smooth texture.

It is majorly used as a background for pendants and rings. As of this moment, Onyx that can be seen in the industry and even in the market are of dyed and heated so that it can increase its own depth and consistency.

Onyx owns a very intense and extremely exquisite black but it is very affordable whether as a gemstone or as a piece of jewellery.

Onyx can only be found in places such as Mexico, Arizona and Algeria.

Myths and stories have said that the Onyx was named after the folklore of the Gods. It is believed that the stone are from the fingernails of Venus, when she was sleeping Eros clipped her fingernail and left the scattering on the floor. The Goddess then turned the scattering and turned them into stone that was later turned into Onyx. If this is indeed true, then it is a gift from God sent from above that deserves a lot of praise.

Onyx in its beads necklace form with a formidable beautiful design is a thing of beauty that customers should not let themselves missed it. Afford a beads necklace now for a very reasonable price and start to grace the exquisiteness of Onyx