Onyx stone is a fine stone that is neither rare nor precious, yet onyx is the most popular stone for making men's signet rings.

Much more than the signet rings with amethyst stone or turquoise.

As you certainly know, signet rings are the type of men's favorite ring. From a massive historical heritage, they give volume allowing all forms of customization possible.

We present here various achievements of men's signet rings adorned with a natural onyx stone.

Facetted black onyx rings

Onyx stone lends itself well to facet or cabochon cut. A faceted waist nevertheless gives it more elegance and is the best choice if you want to mount an onyx stone on a beautiful men's ring.

Gold rings

All the classic colors of gold, namely yellow, white and pink gold, blend perfectly with the black hue of onyx stone.

It will be up to you to determine which color of gold your preference is and which shape you wish to give to your stone.

Oval onyx stones

large onyx signet ring in 18k gold

Black onyx stone gold ring from our men's collection

It has a large faceted oval onyx set on a large 18k gold ring body.

The black of the onyx stone contrasts particularly well with the polished gold seducing the eye.

The ring body decorated with lily flowers and diamonds gives a royal style to this signet ring.

white gold mens ring with large black onyx stone

Mens gold signet ring wore on the ring finger

Rectangular onyx stone ring

rectangular onyx stone signet ring

Onyx rectangular set closed on a ring body in 18 karats yellow gold

Here moldings in polished gold on a background of raw gold make the decor and contrast around the onyx.

This design is also from our collection of signet rings.

Other signet ring design with rectangular onyx from our collection.

The tray is sober, presenting only the stone while the amounts are decorated with moldings of lion's head and floral moldings.

white gold mens signet ring with onyx stone white gold signet ring on the ring finger

 

Cabochon onyx stone

gold ring with large onyx cabochon

Gold signet ring for men with onyx tailor-made cabochon

The stone has an unconventional shape specifically adapted to the upper shape of the ring body.

The details of the making of this ring are presented through this article.

onys mens gold ring

Men's ring on the finger ring, check here how to wear your signet ring
You can quickly discover via this video how the onyx stone of this signet ring was cut from a block of raw natural onyx to fit perfectly on the plateau of it.
 

Round faceted onyx

Onyx stone also gives a very good rendering when cut conventionally, round shape with glossy facets as shown in this model of signet ring in our collection.

round onyx gold ring for men

gold signet ring with onyx stone on the finger ring sginet ring with onyx stone and diamonds

 

Silver onyx stone rings

Of course, silver goes very well with onyx, remember that it is the whitest of all precious metals.

Here are two different designs, one with a natural facet cut onyx stone while the other shows a cabochon onyx stone carved from a Christian cross.

silver onyx ring for men silver mens ring on the finger ring
intaglio onyx silver ring intaglio cross silver ring

 

Plane onyx stone signet rings

Onyx stone is also widely used for sleek ring designs where the stone is flat and the shape matches that of the ring top as shown in the following examples of rings from our collection.

square onyx stone gold ring with diamonds round onyz set on gold ring
small gold ring for men with black onyx stone rectangular onyx stone signet ring in gold


Rare cut onyx stone ring

In this case, the stone is the originality of the ring.

Like the signet ring with cabochon onyx stone, the stone is here tailored to fit the ring tray.

The stone is all the attractiveness of this ring design, with a hexagonal shape and its angular appearance.

rare cut onyx signet ring original shaped onyx stone on gold ring for men

 

Note that if we wanted to make an entirely black metal signet ring to accompany the black onyx stone, we could do it for silver and for gold:

  • For a black silver ring simply oxidize the silver
  • For a gold ring just rhodium the ring to black gold.
black silver skull ring for men black gold signet ring for men

 

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April 16, 2019 — Nicolas Tranchant

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