Sardonyx is a variety of the microcrystalline quartz – chalcedony. It is a blend of sard and onyx with the straight white bands of onyx and the brownish red of sard. Often green, white, grey and purple bands also.
Is a mixture of onyx, carnelian, and chalcedony – holding the qualities of those stones in addition to the following. It can include shades of red, brown, black or white. Take care to consider the color combination of the stone. Red stimulates, brown is grounding, black is absorbing, and white is purifying. The colors do not cancel each other out. They do, however, buffer each other and maintain a median balance that allows you to affect change. Sardonyx is a stone of protection and strength. It can bring harmony and stability to committed relationships. It encourages self-confidence and generates a hopeful attitude. It can be used to amplify the energies in fire or candle magic and is good for work related legal matters. It is said to help one sleep.
Stone of willpower. Excellent for lasting happiness & balance in committed relationships. Attracts friends & good fortune Brings stability & stamina to affect positive change. Protective, especially for home.