onyx is strength giving, provides support during mentally stressing times. This stone embodies one to become the master of their own destiny with steadfastness. Assists one to keep thine own counsel and will speak the stories of past wearers when inherited or passed down, which is why it is an excellent family heirloom. Anchoring onyx is invaluable to its wearer, as it is grounding and protective, awesome for root work. Various colors do carry additional attributes.