Sardonyx

Sardonyx is a variant of banded onyx in which the colored bands are sard (shades of red) rather than black.

Hardness: 7       Locations: Italy, Mexico, USA, Russia, South Africa, Brazil

Astrological sign of: Capricorn

Brings healing into the home either between a couple or a parent and children. Good for obtaining justice and in legal battles. At work, it offers the courage to be yourself and to not be intimidated by others. Sardonyx is a stone of strength and protection. It helps with lasting happiness in marriage, attracts friends and lifts depression. It helps with self control.