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Onyx Color Chart

AQUA MARINA

ARCO IRIS

BIANCO

CAPPUCINO
a1
CLASSIC GREEN
b1
FANTASY
c1
GREEN
d1
HONEY
d1
MULTI BROWN
e1
MULTI GREEN
e2
RED
e3
VERDE ESMERALDO
All about Onyx
Mystical magical onyx marble. This exotic natural stone is about luxury and glamor. The transmitter of light. An exquisite and unique stone which is expensive. It is a form of marble which is millions of years old

Onyx has been used for centuries to adorn places of worship and ward off evil spirits. Some say it provides comfort, relieves stress, and calms the heart.

The translucent beauty of this stone is a real head turner.

Onyx marble is often found in limestone caves. Water dissolves the existing limestone and redeposits it. It is quartz crystals fused together into translucent layers of stone. This stone is also used as a mineral gem.

Onyx is a calcareous stone and prone to etching from the acids found in things such as ketchup, lemons, alcohol, and household cleaners. Great care is needed to maintain the natural beauty of this stone.

Similar to limestone, onyx is a softer stone best placed where it won't be used or abused on a day to day basis.

What is Onyx Marble?
Onyx marble is most often used as a fireplace surround, bar top, or as a small island because it transmits light.

Onyx has been used for centuries to adorn places of worship and ward off evil spirits. Some say it provides comfort, relieves stress, and calms the heart.

Careful consideration is needed when using onyx marble in your home. Think of your lifestyle and circumstances before committing to onyx as a countertop surface or a bar top.

Other uses include wall cladding, light duty residential floors, sinks, and tables. Onyx can also be used for novelty items such as vases, urns, lamps, wine goblets, sinks and bowls.

It works wonderful where you can accent the stone and use under lighting or backlighting to draw attention to its translucent qualities. Onyx marble can be purchased in tile form or in large slabs for a versatile look and feel.

This natural stone has beautiful, translucence, and contrasting colors. The colors of onyx are soft and sensuous, almost fragile looking.

The pastel shades of golden honey, minty greens, and swirly browns feel erotic. There are bands or lines of contrasting color running throughout the stone contributing to its unique color characteristics. Onyx is a visual feast for the eyes.

Similar to marble, onyx can be finished with a polished surface. This is a glossy and reflective surface finish which deepens the color and contrasts within the stone.

It can also be finished to a honed surface finish which is a matte like low sheen finish. It's not reflective and shiny like a polished finish. Consult your fabricator/installer if you have another surface finish in mind.

The unique and distinctive beauty of onyx marble is not for everyone because of the maintenance. It will etch if you're not careful, needs to be sealed, and is a softer and more fragile natural stone. If you know the maintenance and limitations of this stone and love the look, it may be a great choice for you. The looks achieved by using onyx are one of a kind. If you are comfortable with the care onyx needs and love the unique and exotic look, choose onyx.


Please Note: The color chart is an approximate visual illustration of some of the popular onyx colors available in the market. Natural stone is a product of nature hence the actual color and grain movement may vary from the picture. It is advised to finalize your stone selection after having physically seen the stone at the slab supplier.



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