- Streng 38cm
- 100% natuurlijk
- Rijggat ca.0.8mm
- Lengte streng ca. 39cm
- AAA kwaliteit slijping
- Streng ca. 40cm
- AAA kwaliteit slijping
Because Onyx beads are not completely black by nature, they receive a color treatment. The Onyx beads are then first immersed in an acid bath. There is also a story that light agate is darkened by heating it with honey under extremely hot temperatures. By burning the sugars, the Onyx beads get a nice contrast.
Onyx beads and mysterious powers?
What is said about the functioning of this type of stone.
In the Middle Ages, all kinds of misfortune were wrongly attributed to the Onyx beads. Today, however, Onyx beads are best known in esotericism as a stone that provides strength and support in stressful situations. People with concentration problems should also carry onyx beads.
Onyx for the onyx beads is found in Argentina, Brazil, Madagascar, Mexico, Pakistan, Uruguay and the USA. Onyx family of the Agate is a mineral and occurs in multiple colors. The name Onyx refers to the layering. These are nesosilicates that are intertwined. The regular Onyx beads are black and white layered. But there are also other Onyxes. The name depends on the color. For example, there is the colorful Carnelian onyx, which consists of fire red and white layers. The Sardonyx again has reddish brown and white coats. Also notice that the names both end in Onyx. But all a quartz variant (Chalcedon).
Onyx - Chalsedoon
Onyx is a mineral and a variety of quartz, or rather, a variety of Chalcedony. Onyxes are two-tone with the colors intertwined as layers or bands. There are different types of Onyx, with the basic name Onyx usually being used to denote a mineral with white and black layers. In its natural state, Onyx has straight, white and brown color bands. It is therefore widely used for cameos and carving. The stone is then ground in such a way that the bands contrast with the ground material. Black Onyx is actually dyed black Agate or Chalcedony simply because it does not occur black in nature!
Especially in the Art-Deco period (a popular style movement between 1920 and 1939) Onyx was very popular: geometric designs with discs of black Onyx combined with Markasite were very popular. Black Onyx was especially popular for jewelry that could be worn on mourning occasions. This is because of the beautiful contrast of the deep black and the pearly white that characterizes this stone. References to Onyx appear in several places in the Old Testament. According to Rabbi Bahya ben Asher, the word 'shoham' (in Exodus 28:20) means 'Onyx'. According to him, Onyx was also the stone on the ephod (a robe made of precious material, a ephod, worn in ancient Israel by the high priest) representing the tribe of Joseph. In addition, the shoulders of the ephod were also provided with two such 'shoham' stones.
How Onyx beads work
Onyx beads can help in stressful and stressful situations. The stone Onyx beads give support, strength and perseverance and help you achieve your goals. It makes steadfast and responsible. Onyx stimulates analytical thinking, logic, concentration and helps to adopt a sober and realistic attitude. It is a good stone for people who are easily distracted or influenced. Physically, Onyx has a positive effect on hearing, the nervous system, the immune system, teeth, bones and feet.
The hardness of Onyx is 7, the density is 2.6
Onyx beads belong to the zodiac sign Capricorn