Origins of Onyx

 
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Onyx has long said to embolden courage, strength and self-mastery. This is why throughout history warriors from various cultures used Onyx to inspire greatness. It's believed to bring increased vigor, strength, stamina, and self control. 

Onyx is a protective stone worn when facing adversaries in battles of conflicts of all kinds. Roman warriors often carved onyx stone into the images of Mars, the god of war, or a figure of the hero Hercules and carried them for courage. moreover,  Native Americans as well as Persians believed that wearing onyx protected them from the evil eye.

Discover our Onyx collections here.

 
roman soldier by jamajurabaev
 
Julian Steadman