Astha Astrology

Compatibility, Meaning, Benefits, Characteristics, Healing & Effects in Astrology & Horoscope by date of birth of :-


Physical Properties

Color Blue, Blue Lace, Moss, Pink, Red
Hardness 7
Specific Gravity 2.65 - 2.66
Refractive index 1.543 - 1.554

Overview:  Sard is a brownish mineral, and when it forms together with the straight white bands of onyx, the resulting stone is called Sardonyx. Sardonyx is a banded variety of chalcedony which is cryptocrystalline quartz. Some Sardonyx is natural but much is produced by the staining of Agate

Healing Power:  Onix is used as a heart, kidney, nerve, capillary, hair, eye and nail strengthener. Onyx is said to help one sleep. This gemstone helps to eliminate apathy, stress and neurological disorders.

Mystical Power:  This gemstone eliminates negative thinking, it is also believed to sharpen the wits of the wearer. Onyx is said to bring spiritual inspiration. It is a great assistance in holding emotions and passions under control. Black Onyx is used to help one change habits.

Legend:  Sardonyx was very popular and highly valued in antiquity. Roman soldiers often wore Sardonyx stones engraved with Mars, the God of War, to render them brave and fearlessness in battle. It was a favorite gem of the ancients and many thousands of years ago the Egyptians engraved these gems as scarabs and beetles and wore them as talismans.

Occurence:  India. Other sources include Germany, the Czech Republic, Sri Lanka, Brazil, and the United States (Oregon and the Great Lakes Region).

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