rocks-and-gems-black-onyx The ancient Greeks named this stone onyx after their word for “fingernail.” According to mythology, Venus, the Greek goddess of love, cut her nails and left the clippings on the ground. Later, the other gods turned these clippings into onyx.… ← Previous Image Next Image → ↑ Return to post Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.