How to use Onyx in a sentence
Onyx marbles of local source are polished at Phoenix.
His flashing eyes were deep-set, and in colour resembled the onyx with its double band of brown and grey.
One variety is that in which transparent brown glass is so mixed with opaque white and blue as to resemble onyx.
There is a large city and county building (1894), built of rough grey sandstone from Utah county; it has a dome on the top of which is a statue of Columbia; over its entrances are statues of Commerce, Liberty and Justice; its balconies command views of the neighbouring country and of the Great Salt Lake; the interior is decorated with Utah onyx.
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Boris Vaselev and the Master of the Onyx Tower were engaged in a magical duel.
Of the employees and not to groups can help stop quot onyx.
Onix is derived from a precious stone, named onyx.
The kitchen has been refitted in light oak with black onyx gloss worktops.
Centrally beneath the cornice, the traditional throne for the monstrance is arranged in a large niche surrounded by panels of Mexican onyx.Advertisement
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, &c., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
Choices for your backsplash may include 12-inch marble or onyx tiles lit from behind, 6 x 12-inch glass tiles set in a running bond, or 18-inch metallic finish tiles that fill the space with only one vertical grout line every 18-inches.
The Millennium class ships are the most extravagant of all, with extraordinary inner-lit onyx atrium staircases serving as a spectacular focal point and favorite photo location.
February - Beautiful amethyst is the stone for February and onyx is the alternative.
These range from delicate, feminine looks that focus on the delicate grape-leaf pattern to masculine looks including black onyx and a more streamlined grape or grape-leaf motif.Advertisement
Engraved with his initials and set with gemstones and black onyx, these rings create a sleek, masculine look that any man should be proud to wear.
Some embed a gem into the cross for added sparkle, while others use a semi-precious stone like onyx as a background for the Celtic cross . Still others include trinity knots and other common Celtic symbols on the ring.
If the blue is not to your liking, the ring is also available with a striking black onyx background.
The whole palette of colors is represented from the palest of pastel pink found in rose quartz through to the deep hues of onyx and agates.
The darkest shades are found in the deep black of onyx or metallic gray of hematite.Advertisement
Delicate heart shaped Baby Coeur earrings are created in tourmaline, onyx, ruby, clear and a unique combination of 18 karat gold and clear crystal.
Available in onyx and clear crystal, this earring design stands for spirituality.
From the palest of pink rose quartz through to deep black onyx, this wide range of colors gives jewelry designers a rich natural palette to work with.
Mother of pearl and black onyx make a very eye catching combination.
Dark gemstones such as onyx and jade look particularly good with the deep color of the stone contrasting with the cool white of the silver.Advertisement
Black onyx with white pearl jewelry sets aren't the easiest to find, but there are several choices available for a stunning jewelry statement.
There are some uniquely styled jewelry sets that use black onyx and white pearls together.
Black onyx is part of the quartz family.
For example, if you're feeling nervous and scattered, then it's believed that the energy of a black onyx stone can help to calm and center you.
Jewelry pieces made from onyx have a distinct look that is appealing to gemstone enthusiasts.
One of the things you want to be wary of while shopping for pearl and black onyx jewelry are those pieces that use mother of pearl instead of real pearls.
The black onyx and white pearl jewelry sets that you find are sometimes made out of 10KT gold instead of 14KT.
The sharp contrast between black onyx and white pearls gives a sophisticated look.
A black onyx cameo or some other relief carving is a great choice.
You may decide to add your own pendant to an onyx and pearl strand necklace.
In contrast, you may prefer a modern styled jewelry set with a strand of pearls and an emerald cut onyx dangling from the center.
This look can be accentuated with a pair of hoop earrings complete with multiple pearls and black onyx beads that match the bracelet and necklace.
Many designs couple the use of gold spacer beads with onyx beads to create a unique look that accents the white pearls.
Onyx beads cut into various shapes, such as an oblong shape, can give you a different look that's very trendy.
There are single pieces of black onyx and white pearl that you may want to add to your set; one great option is a ring.
Perhaps you like diamonds and may select a ring that combines pearls, onyx, and diamonds for eye-catching sparkle.
Jewelry closeouts and discount shops are additional places you may want to shop for a good deal on your black onyx with white pearl jewelry set.
The pin has onyx set in silver, and the enhancer has carnelian and quartz accented by man-made diamonds.
Soon after, Jet Black (Onyx) and Coral Pink arrived.
White (or Polar White) was launched, which was quickly followed with Jet Black (Onyx) and Coral Pink.
Onyx in color, Peter Lehmann's Barossa Shiraz is opulent and concentrated, purveying juicy black cherries and plums in the bouquet.
Other fashionable Ortho designs include Fuchsia Daisy, Expressions, Onyx, and Lapis.
Statement making pieces like gigantic flower power rings (think Samantha's in the Sex and the City movie) and black onyx are big spot-on jewelry hitters.
It's available in empire red, onyx black and white and it comes standard with stainless steel dough hooks, stainless steel blender rod and Turbo Beater accessories.
It is available in white, onyx black, empire red and a specialized model in pink.
You can buy models in this series in onyx black, white, gloss cinnamon, blue willow, buttercup or empire red to coordinate with your kitchen décor.
This style has dual feed tubes instead of one wide mouth opening and is available in chrome, onyx black, white, chrome and pink.
This scaled-down model has a single, standard size feed tube, is available in white, onyx black or empire red and has an MSRP of $129.99.
Tanzanite, aquamarine, rubies, peridot, onyx, pearls, and pink tourmaline are also popular choices, giving couples the opportunity to have more unique designs than classic diamonds.
They can be mixed with stones like blue topaz, turquoise, onyx and pearl, and can be set in white gold, yellow gold or silver.
Other available colors are Opal, a shiny white, and Onyx, a racy black.
Other styles to look for include the no-fuss Onyx and the always-comfortable slide sandals.
Capricorn's star stone, connected to the planet Saturn, is the onyx, but its birthstone is the lovely diamond.
The Cyclops case backs sport multi-level engravings in Versace décor style and the dial is genuine carbon fiber and onyx.
Dial combinations feature pave, onyx, and mother of pearl.
These convenient kits contain everything you need to create finishes such as black onyx marble, Florentine green marble, or crackle coat.
You may want to insert small semi-precious stones such as onyx or amethyst is down the length of the wand.
Among its interior adornments is an onyx font, some fine wood carving in the choir, and the silver doors to the shrines of its chapels.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, etc., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
Chalcedony, carnelian, onyx and cat's eyes are found in New South Wales; and it is probable that they are also to be met with in the other states, particularly in Queensland.
In the ruins of a building, attached by him to the temple of Nina, terra-cotta bas-reliefs of the king and his sons have been found, as well as the heads of lions in onyx, which remind us of Egyptian work and onyx plates.
The gems of onyx, carnelian and agate are later and bear various figures, and in some cases Arabic inscriptions.
It is the chief town of a wide district exporting olive oil, esparto', corn and flour, wools and Algerian onyx; and has a population of (1906) 24,060.
There are more than 300 quarries which produce, amongst other stones, onyx and beautiful white and red marbles.
Algerian onyx from Ain Tekbalet was used by the Romans, and many ancient quarries have been found near Kleber in the department of Oran, some being certainly those from which the long-lost Numidian marbles were taken.
See AGATE, BLOODSTONE, CARNELIAN, CHRYSOPRASE, HELIOTROPE, MOCHA STONE, ONYX, SARD and SARDONYX.
The latter, however, though thriving as an aviary bird, has failed at large in England, as did the bob-white (Onyx virginianus) both there and in New Zealand.
Important mines of gold and silver, considerable deposits of wolframite, valuable ores of molybdenum and vanadium, and quarries of onyx marble, are also worked.
Some marble is quarried at Beaver in Beaver county, and Utah onyx has been used for interior decoration, notably in the city and county building of Salt Lake City.
At one end is a remarkable stalagmitic formation of white and gold onyx, about 65 ft.
It has eight magnificent columns of Algerian onyx, with richly sculptured capitals.
The Nahuatl lapidaries had at hand many varieties of workable and beautiful stone - onyx, marble, limestone, quartz and quartz crystal, granite, syenite, basalt, trachyte, rhyolite, diorite and obsidian, the best of material prepared for them by nature; while the Mayas had only limestone, and hard, tenacious rock with which to work it, and timber for burning lime.
It was a very richly decorated object of coloured threads interwoven with gold, worn outside the luxurious mantle or robe; it was kept in place by a girdle, and by shoulder-pieces (?), to which were attached brooches of onyx (fastened to the robe) and golden rings from which hung the "breastplate" (or rather pouch) containing the sacred lots, Urim and Thummim.