The noble Onyx is a most ancient stone, known and utilized by even the earliest civilizations for its powerful energy and somber beauty. This deep black stone was highly prized for use in ceremonies and burials, scrying and magical work, and as amulets on swords, shields and armor to protect and strengthen warriors in battle.
Many cultures, including the Greeks and Romans, utilized Onyx to carve figures of the gods and heroes in cameos and intaglio engravings, to make stamps and seals, stone inlays and tiles, and as handles and bases for goldwork. Onyx is referenced in numerous historical manuscripts and sacred texts, and is the first precious stone named in the Bible, described in Genesis as an element of creation. [en.wikipedia.org][Fernie, 179, 314][Genesis 2:10-12][Ahsian, 289]
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.
Measures approx 3" high