Onyx is a black and white banded Chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline Quartz. It is often thought of as an all-black stone, and much of the black Onyx on the market has been artificially colored. Onyx has been both revered and feared throughout history. It is referenced in many sacred texts and historical manuscripts and is the first precious stone mentioned in the Bible.
These stones are heated and dyed (Dyed to alter color or increase clarity. Heating can also be used to lighten or darken a stone.)
Hole Diameter: 0.8 - 1.1mm
Strand Length: 8", Approximately 20 beads
Metaphysical Attributes: Strength, Grounding, Wisdom
Chakra: Root, Crown
These are Dakota Stones.