Also, thanks to this property Onyx is used to create stained-glass windows and mosaic panels. In general, for decoration use marble onyx. This affordable and a redkiyOniks are often, but only in six countries of the planet maybe its industrial production: Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, Mexico. Experts say that the world reserves of onyx are limited when compared with the other facing stones. But even despite this, the popularity of onyx the designers are very high, which is primarily due to its decorative properties.
Onyx is able to change the spirit of the room, make the interior a refined and at the same time, calm, warm and soothing. Marble onyx – exceptional discovery for designers and dekoratorovEta thick sedimentary rock characterized by the presence in the structure argonita or calcite, as well as fiber and grains of carbonate, which provide the possibility of mineral to transmit light. In texture marble onyx is of radical radiant or layered. For this, he got its name: the structure – a marble, a drawing – onyx. Physico-mechanical properties of onyx are quite similar to the properties of most fine-grained marbles: the average density (bulk weight) of 2700-2900 kg / m.; water absorption – 0,1-0,3% porosity – 0,3-0,95%, compressive strength – 50-110 MPa; attrition – 1,0-1,9 g / sq. See Hardness – 7.0 on the Mohs scale, density 2,5-2,8 g/cm3, shine glass. These properties, according to experts, put the onyx on a par with the best kinds of marble.
Often, some indicators (water absorption, toughness, cold resistance) even better than the onyx marble. Products from onyx. Sophistication in onyx treated in different ways. Blocks of onyx cut to slabs and tiles, which makes it possible to carry out cladding, fireplaces, create mosaics. Ideal solution for Onyx is light, which can reveal the structure of the stone. Thus, the tabletop in the dining room, bar, stage, illuminated from below, or within, give a stunning effect. Extraordinarily beautiful and elegant looks floor lamp made of onyx. Fireplace, made of onyx, will illuminate your inner glow, creating a zone of comfort and peace. Onyx mosaic – an opportunity to revitalize the interior, giving it individuality, uniqueness. Mosaics onyx incredibly alive thanks to a wide palette of color of the mineral. Properties allow the spread of stone mosaics inside the house or decorate the exterior interior. They can decorate swimming pool, fountain, entrance to the house. And everywhere, Onyx will look elegant, stylish and elegant. Separately, it must be said about finishing the bathroom, where onyx can be used not only for walls, but also for the manufacture of bowls, sinks, countertops. Certain products made of onyx, – vases, jewelry boxes, figurines, lamps, candle holders – are able to make the interior very attractive, to create comfort and harmony. Particularly impressive look products made of onyx, combined with bronze. Onyx has long enjoyed well-deserved attention. Balustrade of the main staircase in Paris and the interior of the mausoleum of Gur-Emir in Samarkand is finished with this stone. Onyx was used in the decoration of the metro station "Belarus" in Moscow. But most of all, according to interior decorators, this stone is right for home interior decoration as a way to make the room warm and cozy.