Onyx is created when quartz crystals are formed in cold-water springs, forming translucent layers of marble. The result is an exquisite material that is characterized by warmth and incredible depth of color, usually yellow, brown, green, orange, and white. These tiles are popularly used in fireplaces, bar tops, walls etc. Their light transmitting property adds space to the room. Onyx marble can also be used to make vases, urns, sinks, bowls etc. You can place the tiles in areas that have down or back lighting. This enhances the translucent look of the onyx tiles. So, take a break from the regular marble and granite tiles. Create a difference and purchase onyx tiles for your household projects.