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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.
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.
Black Obsidian Stone is an excellent stone to aid past life healing.
This may be particularly related to healing your ancestral line, and this energy may aid you to deal with issues relating to past misuse of power.
The vibration of this stone may resonate within the third eye chakra and has a strong vibration to aid the receiving of answers to questions.
These black stones are one of the premier crystals to assist you to communicate with spirit and may bring through the power of prophecy.
If you have come back to this life in order to resolve a past life issue, place a piece of the stone on the third eye and ask about this.
This may help you to discover the purpose for being here in this life at this time. By asking questions aloud and listening, you may hear the answer whispered back to you.
This allows you to ask questions about specific questions around
relationships, finances, career choices or health issues, and the
answers will help you to make better choices.
Beautiful Black Obsidian Stone is easy to buy, including pieces of Obsidian jewelry.
They are a birthstone for Sagittarian's, but of course they can be used by those born under other star-signs as well.
It is common to find Obsidian beads used in combination with other stones, including other colors of Obsidian, such as Mahogany or Snowflake Obsidian, as all colors of this stone are very popular.
This is a stone that has strong metaphysical properties to protect you from negativity, and is very useful to help you to let go of disharmony that has accumulated from your day to day life.
If you are doing spiritual work on yourself you may release past problems, including emotions such as fear, anger, stress and resentment of others.
Obsidian pendants and rings are easy to buy, and you may find interesting pieces like the Black Obsidian spear pendant shown in the picture on the left.
These stones are on the zodiac birthstone list, so they make this crystal into lovely necklaces in a variety of styles and types of obsidian.
A build-up of psychic smog may occur within your auric field, and it may be released by the use of this crystal, as it is a powerful spiritual cleanser.
It may also aid you to contact your guides and may stimulate the gift of prophecy.