A stone of self-control, onyx aids one in achieving and “grinding” out their goals and stimulates good decision making. It is believed that onyx is a protective stone worn when facing adversaries. Black onyx rings are particularly suggested for those who are having issues in their relationships. Black onyx reinforces positive feelings and promotes healthy communication between couples. Based on folkloric belief, onyx brings increased vigor, stamina, strength, and self-control. Many suggest wearing onyx jewelry to get rid of addictions.