Onyx is well known for its protection abilities. It can sharpen your senses and bring happiness to your home. It minimizes fear, especially related to bullying. Onyx can also be used as a psychic shield. Place onyx in your workspace to deflect negative thoughts and criticism. Deflects manipulation and control and protects against nightmares. Builds up vigor, vitality, stamina, and focus. Onyx can boost your self confidence and expression.