Black Obsidian Information

Crystal System: does not apply because obsidian is amorphous.
Hardness: 5 – 5.5
Chakra: Root, Earth Star
Energy Vibration: 1
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio, Sagittarius
Planet: Saturn
Element: Water
Source: Italy; Mexico; Scotland; Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah and Idaho, USA
Beneficial For: Strength, Creativity, Intuition, Transformation, Protection, Clearing, Grounding, Truth, Stress Relief, Focus, Abundance, Trauma, Inner Peace, Creating Your Own Reality

A powerful protective stone, it forms a shield against negativity. It purifies your environment and enhances the power of truth. It blocks psychic attack and absorbs negative energies from the environment. Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension. What a perfect companion for your bedside, dressing table or office desk.

Black Obsidian is a powerful, creative stone that grounds the soul and spiritual forces into the physical plane. Black Obsidian promotes self-control and forces facing up to one’s true self, taking you deep into the subconscious mind. Black Obsidian brings imbalances and shadow qualities to the surface for release. Black Obsidian magnifies all negative energies to be fully experienced and then released, this healing effect goes back unto past lives and can work the ancestral and family line. Black Obsidian reverses previous misuse of power, teaching that to be empowered is not to wield personal power but rather to channel the power for the good of all. Black Obsidian is very protective, repels negativity, disperses unloving thoughts and facilitates release of old loves providing support during the change. Black Obsidian has the gift of prophesy and have been used in shamanic ceremonies to remove physical disorders.

When used in healing, Black Obsidian placed on the root chakra grounds spiritual energy into the body. When Black Obsidian is held briefly above the third eye, it breaks through mental barriers and dissolves mental conditioning.