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Aug 6, 2012
Mythical origin of onyx: Venus was sleeping on the banks of a sacred river. Cupid used one of his arrows to give her a manicure. The parings of her nails fell into the river. They sank to the river bottom and were changed into onyx.
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Aug 6, 2012
awesome picks!! thanks for incliding my set!!
Wow, that's excellent. Thanks for including my bracelet.
I love onyx! Classics!
Thanks so much for including me in such a beautiful treasury.
What a fab treasury love black! tweeted:)
Gorgeous! Thank you for including my brooch with so many nice pieces!
Ohhh, so dark & beautiful!
stunning black jewels
Gorgeous! Love the explanation of where Onyx "originated". Had heard that years ago but had forgotten. Thanks for including our onyx cross pendant.
Wow! Absolutely Beautiful!
Cool! Great story also!
Strong, beautiful and bold!
I enjoyed the myth. We didn't get to that one in school. And here I am in vjse learning, learning, learning.
It's a super treasury. Nothing much better than Black & silver. Way to go. Thx.
A wonderful treasury. Nothing more trendy than onyx and sterling.
Stunning black onyx treasury!!
Lovely theme and discoveries.
Beautiful, love this!
Thanks for including my Sterling & Onyx bracelet!
Aug 7, 2012
Wonderful legend - I love the rich deep black of onyx. Thank you for including my brooch in this wonderful treasury
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