The noble Onyx is a most ancient stone, known and utilized by even the earliest civilizations for its powerful energy and somber beauty. Onyx is a banded variety of the oxide mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color. Care Instructions Detergents and lotions can damage the finishing and colour of the stones / crystals. * Clean with soft 100% cotton. Disclaimer: The information provided is intended as a reference of the metaphysical and healing energies of the crystals. Their healing powers are not established and cannot be guaranteed. Crystals should never be used as a substitute for conventional medical or psychological treatment.