- Leo Zodiac Stone
-The Black Onyx gemstone is said to be promotes stamina and strength during times of stress. It is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, as well as to guard the wearer from the 'evil eye'.
-Onyx can be found in Uruguay, Brazil, Afghanistan, India, Madagascar, Peru.
The word Onyx comes from the Greek word onux, which means fingernail or claw.The myth says that the goddess Venus was resting on the banks of the Indus River. As she slept, Cupid cut her fingernails. Falling into the waters of the sacred river the nails with heavenly origins, were metamorphosed into onyx.