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Onyx Gemstone


onyxblackcabOnyx is known to separate. It can help release negative emotions such as sorrow and grief. It is used to end unhappy or bothersome relationships. Onyx guards against negativity.

Onyx jewelry is worn to defend against negativity that is directed at you. Black stones have protective energies in the sense that black is the absence of light, and therefore, can be used to create invisibility.

Fortifies self confidence and responsibility Sharpens your senses. Encourages a healthy egotism.

Enhances self mastery, steadfastness, and determination, setting ones mind to a task. It is grounding stone and can be used to deflect or absorb the negativity of others, and in that way is a good stone for protection from negative forces and influences.  More powerful for people in recovery when combined with Amethyst – The Stone of Sobriety.

Onyx helps you become the Master of your own Fate.


  • Valuable in difficult or confusing times of our lives.
  • Absorbs and flattens emotional intensity. Helps to smooth out the “Roller Coaster Ride” of emotions.
  • Protection: A good stone for Entrepreneurs and Inventors, to repel negative energy surrounding other peoples opinions or ideas.
  • Detachment: The ancient Egyptians believe that it could cool the ardors of love and actually cause arguments  between lovers to the point of separation!  Use Onyx for self-protection or to keep away or end unhealthy or bothersome emotional entanglements.
  • Letting Go: Extremely helpful to people who are having trouble letting go or releasing the past or attachments and moving on after a relationship has ended, sometimes years past the event.
  • Change: Helps release old beliefs and patterns that no longer serve us.
  • Visions, and guidance through meditation and dreams.

Excellent stone for initiating the process of centering and alignment of the total person with a Higher Power. It helps us to absorb whatever energy we need from the Universe.  Reduces Sexual desire. Balances and grounds.


Not a “healing stone”, rather it repels (negative energy).

Color: Black

Star Stone: Capricorn

Energies: Protection, Healing

Planet: Saturn

Vibrates to the Number 6

Birthstone: July