Onyx is a member of the chalcedony family, which also includes carnelian, agate, bloodstone etc. This stone promotes self-recognition of your strengths and can be a useful tool for those who wish to become a master of their own universe. Due to its comforting energy, it can be a good stone to have around when overcoming grief or dealing with bereavement. Many feel it holds physical memories so as such can be useful for past life regression work .Black onyx energy brings memories of what some cultures call the great void, from which the entire universe is said to have been born. As such, it may help you to feel a deeper sense of connection to a spiritual part of yourself that you cannot explain in words. This connection can help you to step back from aspects of your life and personality that may be causing you anguish, because it helps you to see a larger picture.
In addition to the above certain types of Onyx bring other attributes: