Obsidian: Black Obsidian Stone is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura, and is a strong psychic protection stone.
It has powerful metaphysical properties that will shield you against negativity, and the energy of these stones may stimulate the gift of prophecy.
Pieces of these stones that had a shiny surface were used in the past as a tool for scrying.
It an excellent crystal to use when you have been doing spiritual or healing work, as it has a strong action to ground you to Mother Gaia.
This black stone is excellent to assist you to release disharmony that has built up in your day to day life and during work on yourself, including resentment of others, fear and anger.
What Is Obsidian?
Obsidian rock forms from molten lava that cooled very quickly and had no time to form into glass.
It is said to be a type of volcanic glass, and is found in a number of places worldwide.
There are a number of different variations of this stone, and it comes in a range of types and colors.
This includes the beautiful rainbow obsidian crystals, that are quite beautiful.
The stone may also be green and purple, brown, blue and green, but the Black crystals are what I am concentrating on in this article, as they have some powerful metaphysical properties.
Apache Tears are also in this family, and they are closely related with some excellent qualities.
Snowflake Obsidian is the black and white stone, and you can see these in the photo gallery further down the page.
While the different types of this crystal have different metaphysical properties, all sorts or colors have excellent healing attributes.
The black stones have an excellent spiritual grounding vibration and also have a strong psychic protection energy.