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Onyx has been used to create jewelry in almost civilization and country since the dawn of recorded history. It was used extensively by the ancient Romans and Greek civilizations and was worn by royalty and the common man alike.

Throughout history, black onyx has held a special place within several cultures and civilizations. Thought to possess mystical powers by many, it was, and still is used in some parts of the world for purposes such as warding off negative feelings, depression and a host of other human conditions. In some cultures it was thought to bring good fortune and promote harmony among people. Gemologists around the world approach this stone with an air of reverence and use it in many of their practices. Onyx has always been highly valued when used as jewelry and its popularity remains high to this day.

Onyx is used by astrologists as the birthstone for people born in the month of August, though most people who are not connected with astrology consider it the birthstone of those born in February. In some countries, people born under the sign of Leo use the stone as a good luck charm and are known to carry one or more stones on their person at all times. In India, which has a century’s long association with this gemstone, it is common for people to use the stone as a way of avoiding conflict and promoting friendship. As you can see, wherever it is found, onyx has a history of being used in many more ways than purely as jewelry.

The ancient Romans were known to wear amulets made of this stone that bore the likeness of their God of War. They felt that this brought them luck when fighting whatever enemy that happened to be facing on any given day, and over time it became common for Roman soldiers to believe that the stones made them strong and courageous in battle.

onyx jewelryWhen used in the making of jewelry, onyx is typically shaped as rounded, smooth stones, beads or chips. It is rarely given multiple facets like other gemstones and it has proven an ideal substance for items that require carving or engraving, such as intaglio rings, various forms of cameos and inlays on delicate jewelry, woodcraft and other high end items.

The variety and quality of onyx jewelry available today is literally amazing. Modern technology and advances in the making of jewelry have enabled the production of countless styles and variations of rings, amulets, earrings, pendants, necklaces and cufflinks to name just some of the items that are available in jewelry stores around the world.

Set in a wide range of precious metal settings, onyx has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity among men and women of all ages. It has become very fashionable to give black onyx jewelry as gifts on a number of special occasions and you’ll see this jewelry heavily advertised and promoted at various times of the year such as Christmas, Mothers Day, Fathers Day and especially around the time high schools and colleges are graduating their senior classes. It is beyond a doubt that anyone who receives a gift of onyx jewelry is delighted to have it and will remember those who gave the gift with great fondness.

You may purchase onyx jewelry at fine jewelry stores in your local area or online in shop such as Amazon, where you’ll find an endless number of merchants selling individual pieces and matched sets of jewelry made from this beautiful stone. We hope we’ve increased your knowledge of black onyx and its use for making jewelry. We wish you luck in your shopping and hope you find a great gift for that special person in your life!

Rhodium-Plated Sterling Silver Onyx Teardrop Earrings and Pendant Necklace Jewelry Set, 18 Rhodium-Plated Sterling Silver Onyx Teardrop Earrings and Pendant Necklace Jewelry Set, 18"
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Antique Style Choice of Gemstone Flower Dangle Earrings in 925 Sterling Silver Elegant Women's Jewelry Antique Style Choice of Gemstone Flower Dangle Earrings in 925 Sterling Silver Elegant Women's Jewelry

Antique Style Floral Design Round Gemstone Necklace with 925 Sterling Silver Twisted Foxtail Chain, 20 Antique Style Floral Design Round Gemstone Necklace with 925 Sterling Silver Twisted Foxtail Chain, 20"

Stera The Art Of Jewelry designs and crafts top quality Sterling Silver jewelry at affordable prices. All of the jewelry pieces are handmade by our remarkable staff in our design studio. Our eclectic jewelry pieces combine classic and contemporary designs, nature motifs and inspirations from eastern and western cultures...

Retro Vintage Style 925 Sterling Silver Choice of Gemstone Ornate Rectangle Women's Dangle Earrings Retro Vintage Style 925 Sterling Silver Choice of Gemstone Ornate Rectangle Women's Dangle Earrings

14k Yellow Gold Natural Black Onyx Unisex Round Stud Earrings 14k Yellow Gold Natural Black Onyx Unisex Round Stud Earrings

Put on the perfect finishing touch with these simple stud earrings featuring genuine black onyx gemstones crafted in 14kt yellow gold. Accentuate any of your favorite wardrobe options with these versatile earrings...

2.05 Ct Oval Black Onyx and White Topaz 925 Sterling Silver Gemstone Birthstone Ring (Available in size 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 2.05 Ct Oval Black Onyx and White Topaz 925 Sterling Silver Gemstone Birthstone Ring (Available in size 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)

A Timeless Treasure and Style Classic, our rings are always fit for any occasion. Beautifully crafted and designed our Onyx and Topaz ring is sure to win your way into her heart. This ring crafted in 925 Sterling Silver that adds a polished look to any ensemble and outfit...

Two Tone Black Onyx Multi Hoops Necklace 925 Sterling Silver & 14k Gold Filled Pendant, 18 Two Tone Black Onyx Multi Hoops Necklace 925 Sterling Silver & 14k Gold Filled Pendant, 18" + 4" Extender
List Price: $89.00
Sale Price: $39.00

Stera The Art Of Jewelry designs and crafts top quality Sterling Silver jewelry at affordable prices. All of the jewelry pieces are handmade by our remarkable staff in our design studio. Our eclectic jewelry pieces combine classic and contemporary designs, nature motifs and inspirations from eastern and western cultures...

Natural Genuine Black Onyx Beads, maxin Bling Jewelry 8MM Semi-Precious Gemstones elastic Bracelet,Unisex Natural Genuine Black Onyx Beads, maxin Bling Jewelry 8MM Semi-Precious Gemstones elastic Bracelet,Unisex
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Description: All natural stones are unique. Please note that you will receive ONE strand similar but not identical to the one in photos. The colors and patterns of each item can vary due to lighting and monitor display...

1 Ct Genuine Black Onyx Cross Pendant .925 Sterling Silver Rhodium Finish 1 Ct Genuine Black Onyx Cross Pendant .925 Sterling Silver Rhodium Finish
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Solid .925 Sterling Silver, Size: 30x16mm Pendant, 1 inch Length, 5x3mm Genuine Black Onyx, 1 Carat, 3mm Zirconia, Comes with 18 inch chain

925 Sterling Silver Black Onyx Necklace Decorative Diamond Shaped Pendant, 18 925 Sterling Silver Black Onyx Necklace Decorative Diamond Shaped Pendant, 18" + 4" Extender
List Price: $99.00
Sale Price: $49.00

Stera The Art Of Jewelry designs and crafts top quality Sterling Silver jewelry at affordable prices. All of the jewelry pieces are handmade by our remarkable staff in our design studio. Our eclectic jewelry pieces combine classic and contemporary designs, nature motifs and inspirations from eastern and western cultures...

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Onyx Engagement Rings        Black Onyx Bracelets           Black Onyx Earrings

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