Intense is often the word used to describe Onyx. Unlike other crystals, Onyx encourages you to face your fears or your past or whatever it is that is causing you pain, anger, or sadness. It is this very reason that it is advisable to wear an Onxy closest to your hand. Unlike other crystals that should close to the head or heart, an Onxy is associated with "action". Hands are the ones that make things happen. Onxy Uses Use this to get over your fears, hangups, and pains. Keep it in your hands or in your person when you are confronting something difficult.
During meditation, it is advisable to balance an onyx with a clear quartz. This will avoid you getting too much of the strong energy of Onyx.
How to use the Mala Beads:
Use them to pray and allow their energy to seep through your fingertips and fuel your aura.
1) Sit comfortable and start your meditation ritual until you feel total serenity enveloping your spirit.
2) Hold your mala in your right hand, draped between your middle and index fingers. Starting at the guru bead, recite your mantra, intention or prayer on each bead, pull it towards you.
3) Do this 108 times, traveling around the mala, either rotating prayers or mantra or repeating the same one over and over again.
4) If you feel the need to pray more, go back around until you reach the guru bead.