Sardonyx Tumblestone (Black)

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Properties:  Protective – Detoxifying – Strength - Stability

Sardonyx protects and strengthens and is associated with courage, happiness and clear communication. It brings lasting happiness and stability to marriage. It is a stone of confidence and optimism.  It is an earth-connecting grounding stone and is useful after spiritual or healing work to bring the user back to earth. Sardonyx encourages concentration and focus and is great for anyone who is studying.

Tip:  Sardonyx has traditionally been used to create a protective grid around a house, in order to keep negative energy away.

Historical Uses/Folklore: Used as a stone of strength and protection since ancient times. Sardonyx has been used to create cameos and intaglios. In Ancient Rome, women wore sardonyx necklaces with cameos of Venus, goddess of love, in hopes of harnessing the power of love. Soldiers wore sardonyx rings containing images of Mars, the god of war, into battle as a means of protection. Also used as a talisman in Ancient Egypt for protection against evil. Sardonyx has traditionally been used to create a protective grid around a house, in order to keep evil away.

Origin:  Brazil

Crystal Details: Sardonyx is a banded agate and is often dyed to enhance its colour. It is made up of alternating layers of sard and onyx. Sard can be a dark orange to red to almost black. Onyx can appear in almost any colour. These two types of the mineral chalcedony are paired in bands to create sardonyx.

Chemical Composition: Sodium Dioxide - SiO2 with impurities

Hardness:  On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)

Colour:  Black Sardonyx is banded black and white

Chakra:  Base (Muladhara)

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  • Each crystal is unique so the size, shape and colour of the product you will receive may differ slightly from the products shown in the image.
  • Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.