One of our most popular and in demand gemstones, Onyx dazzles with its orange and white, marbled appearance. This beautiful stone is a favored medium for lapidary specialists, and even the gods and goddesses of yore were obsessed with Onyx's stunning beauty. According to Roman mythology, Onyx is created from Venus's fingernail clippings. One day Venus was resting by the banks of the river when Cupid gave her a manicure using the enchanted tip of his arrow. The clipped nails fell to the bottom of the riverbed and turned into Onyx. Take a look at our impressive Onyx collection, and you'll see why it's the stuff of which deities are made.