The name comes from the Greek word, onux. Black Onyx is found worldwide but most commonly in Brazil, Madagascar and India. An alternate birthstone for February, the mystical birthstone for December and a lucky charm for the astrological sign of Leo, Onyx is also the anniversary gemstone for the 10th wedding anniversary.
The Look Of Black Onyx
Black Onyx is affordable yet it lends a look of great wealth to its wearers. It is often combined with pearls in jewelry designs for a rich ebony/ivory look and is sometimes carved into cameos.