Size - 3.9cm diameter
The word Sardonyx is derived from the Greek, sard meaning “reddish brown,” and onyx meaning “veined gem."
This stone is a mixture of Onyx and Carnelian, so it embodies within it the vibrations of these two energies, that meld together to create a new and very helpful stone. If you have been searching for meaning in your life, using this stone may help you to find the answers to your search. Sardonyx has a positive vibration that helps you to attract new friendships. It will improve your close relationships and is a good stone to aid the thinking processes, as it has a strong vibration within the crown and third eye chakras.
A bit of Sardonyx history....Ancient civilizations believed that certain sardonyx carvings would affect their physical attributes and abilities.
In Ancient Rome, women wore sardonyx jewelry carved with cameos of Venus, Goddess of Love, in hopes of attracting a partner. The men also wore carvings, but of Ares, God of War when they went into battle to harness his protection and strength against adversaries