Gemstone of the Week

Honey Onyx



People normally think of Onyx as being black but you can also find it in brown, white, red, orange and if you're extremely lucky... Honey.

Onyx, in general, is a very popular semiprecious stone. It is a banded variety of Chalcedony Quartz which can be found in Germany, Canada, Urguay, India, South Africa and the United States. Yet onyx seems to have a name of Greek origin.

Brown onyx is normally referred to as Sardonyx and the red stones are called Carnelian Onyx....


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