1st thing to do is set the stone with your Intention. Take a quiet moment with the onyx in your hand & verbalize your specific intention. Be very specific. It also helps to write these details on paper.
-Meditation. Hold the crystal in the palm of your hand during meditation or hold between thumb & ring finger. Use the onyx as a focal point to guide you into meditation. Place on body if lying down.
-Sleep with an onyx under your pillow, next to your bed &/or in a bowl of water next to your bed like the ancient Egyptians.
-Gardening. Create a decorative space using your crystal/stone in your garden or a flower pot in your home & dedicate that space for Protection.
-Jewelry. -Wearing onyx on your body is a powerful way to connect with it's Protective energy qualities & ward off any unwanted negativity.