Black Obsidian is a Root Chakra stone with a strong connection to Mother Earth, therefore becoming a stone of grounding, cleansing, and protection. It is known as a very powerful deflector of electro-magnetic energies.
Black Obsidian has been used in magical practices since ancient, prehistoric times. It is formed from rapidly cooling lava as it flows from a volcano. That is why it is considered a very potent energetic stone. It combines the elements of fire, water, and earth.
Black Obsidian can assist in protecting you from the negativity of other people. It helps you to stay focused in the moment and provides you strength of purpose and self-control when facing challenging situations. In that light, it also assists with forgiveness of others who have caused you emotional pain or harm. Black Obsidian helps you to release stress and makes a great "worry" stone.
On the physical side, Black Obsidian is purported to strengthen bone marrow. It also helps us to become aware of the "bad habits" that drain our energy and open the gateway for physical issues to manifest. It is known to help us regain our physical stamina after dis-ease occurs, helping to rebalance our physical and emotional bodies.
Crystals may vary in sizes, shapes, and colors.
Measures approximately 7/8" x 7/8".