Pronunciation: Green Sar-do-niks
Like many other crystals, Sardonyx boasts a rich history that can be traced back more than 4 thousand years to Ancient Egypt. The name Sardonyx stems from the Greek words for “reddish-brown” and “veined”. However, it is found in other colours as well, including yellow, blue, white, purple and of course, green! Some of the many beautiful qualities associated with Green Sardonyx are good fortune, luck, positive thinking and prosperity. Most deposits are found in India but also Brazil, Germany, and Russia. Its colour can range from deep forest green to light olive, with dark and lighter patches and stripes along its base. This is an excellent stone for the fiery zodiac sign of Leo and can promote integrity and enhance feelings of accomplishment. A very warm and loving stone to keep near you when focusing on deep work or studying. The connection to the Root chakra provides grounding, so you can shed anxiety and embrace optimism and hope for the future. Green Sardonyx is a great choice for everyone!