Spirit animals have been around for thousands of years. They make the perfect gift, with a special significance. Many consider spirit animals to be teachers, or companions that arrive in the appearance of an animal. They provide medicine to the recipient in the form of guidance, protection, and wisdom.
Found in many countries, Onyx primarily refers to the parallel banded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colours of its bands range from black to almost every colour.
Onyx is a stone of happiness, good fortune and inner strength. Working on the Root Chakra, Onyx grounds and assists in balancing and feeling safe. A powerful protective stone, Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy. It helps prevent personal energy drains coming from vampiric persons.
Chakra: Root Zodiac: Leo Vibrational Number: 6 Mohs Scale: 7