Jun 122013

Red Sardonyx Tear Drops from Amazon

Sardonyx is a variety of chalcedony. It is a blend of sard (a reddish-brown variety of chalcedony) and onyx. Sardonyx comes from the Greek words sard and onyx meaning “brownish red” and “white stone”.

Sardonyx is a traditional birthstone for August.

Luster: vitreous | Hardness: 6.5-7 | Density: 2.6

Legends & Lore:

  • It is believed to help with communication and give elegant speech as well as happiness to couples.

Learn more about birthstones.

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 June 12, 2013  Posted by at 11:47 am August