True onyx is a black chalcedony, though onyx as a word is sometimes also applied to black agate. Onyx is a stone known for its ability to transform negativity, whether that’s to destress, support grief, or turn bad habits into new routines. It fosters fortitude and discipline.
The second rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. It is strength of will and of body; it is linked with life force. It’s also associated with manifestation, vitality, stamina, action, assertion, and primal instincts. This rune is occasionally associated with the cosmic cow, Audumbla, though the rune poems don’t state the correlation.