Marquise Briolette Green Onyx Gemstone 925 Sterling Silver Gold Plated Bangle Jewelry

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Green Onyx is black and white banded agate (cryptocrystalline or chalcedony quartz). It should not to be confused with onyx marble, which is limestone. The banding of onyx is parallel and consistent. Some varieties of onyx differ in color, such as sard onyx, which has a brown base and white upper layer, cornelian onyx, which has a red base and white upper layer, and niccolo onyx, which has a very thin upper layer, allowing the black base color to show through as grey or blue. Onyx takes its name from the Greek word "onux", which means fingernail; this could be due to a Greek legend, in which Eros mischievously cut the fingernails of Aphrodite with an arrowhead whilst she slept, and the gods turned the clippings into stone. Onyx was cut and carved as a gemstone by the Ancient Greeks and Romans in cameos. Intaglio etchings (negative relief engravings) were also made from onyx. These carvings showcase the banding of onyx.



Description

Primary Stone - Green Onyx            
Stone Size -       5X10 MM                                                           
Stone Shape -    Marquise                                                                   
Stone Color -      Green                                                                 
Stone Cutting -   Briolette                                                            

Item Type - Bangle
Item Weight - 6.01 Gms
SKU - CSB-66

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