- Onyx is a variety of chalcedony, which is a mineral in the quartz family.
- It is typically black with white bands or stripes, but can also be found in other colors like brown, red, or green.
- Onyx is often used for carving and making jewelry, as it has a smooth and polished surface.
- It is believed to have healing properties, such as promoting inner strength and emotional balance.
- Onyx is often associated with the zodiac sign Leo and the root chakra.
- Jasper is a variety of chalcedony, similar to onyx.
- It is often opaque or patterned, with colors ranging from red, brown, yellow, green, and blue.
- Jasper is a popular gemstone for jewelry, home decor, and other decorative objects due to its unique patterns and colors.
- It is believed to have grounding and protective properties, and can help with stability and balance.
- Jasper is often associated with the zodiac signs Aries, Leo, and Scorpio, as well as the root and sacral chakras.