Onyx is one of the stones that cools its environment and does not retain heat. Also, its presence in the environment causes relaxation.
Examples of the use of onyx in sculpture. Due to the high resistance of the stone to impact and physical changes, ancient sculptures of that material remain. The amazing properties of this stone against fire caused many Roman aristocrats and even Indian aristocrats to build their houses from onyx to be fire-resistant.
In the past, healers (people who used to treat diseases with herbs) believed that onyx kills evil forces. It has also been used to invigorate and create a sense of calm.
Onyx is used in old buildings that are still standing after 100 years. This stone has a smooth and polished surface. Besides, it is very resistant to climate change and temperature changes.
Different colors such as white and black are used in luxury buildings. But green is used to create a sense of calm in religious places.
In today’s architecture, onyx is used in the following cases:
1: Exterior of the building
2: The use of onyx in the construction of cabinets
3: Used to make onyx sinks
4: Making onyx kitchen countertops
5: Construction of onyx wall base
6: Floor covering
7: Interior wall covering
8: Construction of stairs using onyx
9: Use for honey table
10: Use as a toilet stone or bathtub
11: Making decorative sculptures
In each of these areas of your onyx home, you must use a separate method to care for and clean the stone.
In the exterior that does not need to be cleaned. But in all interior parts, you must remember that the stone may be scratched, so do not use a vacuum cleaner to clean it.
If the stone is in your bathroom, toilet, or kitchen, you should never use strong detergents such as bleach to clean it.
The only safe and correct way to clean onyx is to spray some lukewarm water on it and wipe it with a cotton cloth. If you see grease stains on it, you can eat soap and dissolve it in boiling water, then spray on the parts that you think are dirty. Then spray lukewarm water and dry with a soft cloth and full cotton.