Obsidian is a lustrous volcanic glass and ranges in a variety of types/additional qualities.
It’s an excellent one for grounding deep into mother earth and earth star chakra work. Very useful for protection (psychic, emotional, physical). It is especially good for psychic protection and diving into one’s gifts. Obsidian can also be a giant shield to bounce off negativity and negative energy. It’s glassy surface is very mirror like, can be used for scrying and connecting to other worlds or journeys. It is said to have a tendency to reflect back and show us the flaws within ourselves, or our environment, that it would be in our best interest to transform in order to move forward in a better light. Some say that it is very blunt in this process! This is a necessity when it comes to bringing ultimate change, healing, and transformation to one's world. Sometimes when we don’t know the next step is, or feel blind and stuck to why our world is the way it is, we need a friend to help us see what we’ve turned a blind eye to and also open the door for opportunity and steps to create change, transformation, and clarity.
It’s mirror like quality can also in a way bounce off and dissolve unloving thoughts about oneself or the physical body. Obsidian is stone of strength and power, encouraging you to take your power back and move forward. A psychic stone as well, and may aid connecting one to spirit and connecting to your gifts and purpose.
Also a stone of detoxification, helping to clear and release blockages.
In addition to the properties above, here’s some more that this variety has to offer:
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