Your May birthstone - the story behind the Green Onyx

May 06, 2020

Heatwaves, frosé, and backyard bank holidays, the month of May has arrived. 

Geminis, you might be the liveliest of the star sign gang, and Tauruses the complete opposite, but let us introduce you to some common ground. 

Say hello to the green onyx, your May birthstone. 

Green Onyx Charm Necklace

Fun fact, onyx is naturally obtained from rocks as a result of silica depositioning in lava gas cavities and it comes in many different colours, including its green variant. 

Coloured by minerals, this stone is popularly used to get rid of negative vibes (yay), and relieve us from stress (double yay).

More than just a pretty face, the green onyx is also considered to possess physical healing properties. It was used by both ancient Greek and Roman soldiers to protect them during battle and its name derives from the Greek word for ‘fingernail’... don’t look at us like that, it’s 100% true. 

Okay, so enough about mythology, we want to know if this piece is scientifically proven to make isolation birthdays extra special? Crafted using gold vermeil (18K gold plating on sterling silver) and a luscious green onyx (known as the nurturing gemstone), this piece is the perfect gift for our May babes.

To add a more personal touch we love to pair the Green Onyx Charm Necklace with our wide selection of Initial Charms. Whether gifting a friend, or just having a ‘treat yo self’ moment, this is the ultimate birthstone for good vibes and dressing up your staying in style.

Oh, and one last thing, it looks great on you babe.