Snowflake Obsidian Tumbled Set (Small)
Description: Magnificent and highly polished Snowflake Obsidian Tumbled Stone Set. Obsidian forms from molten lava in the last stages of volcanic eruptions; the remaining silica minerals flow onto the surface and are super-cooled into a glass before crystallization can occur. Snowflake Obsidian is a black Obsidian with inclusions of small, white, radially clustered crystals of cristobalite that, when polished, resemble snowflake patterns.
You will receive the typical set shown.
Size: Small, 0.25 – 0.50 inches in length. The approximate weight is 11 grams. Sold in sets of six.
Primary Uses: Snowflake Obsidian is a “stone of purity,” bringing truth and balance to the mind, body, and spirit, and is especially empowering for accepting change and transformation in one’s life.
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Quick Healing Overview: Snowflake Obsidian allows one to see through the darkness of adversity and to realign with the light, perceiving sources of support that may have been overlooked or taken for granted, and find the strength and willingness to shift one’s reality for the better. It inspires new ideas to improve one’s condition and opens new pathways of spiritual thought and connection. It increases one’s psychic sensitivity for recognizing meaningful synchronicities pointing the way to one’s higher path. Snowflake Obsidian is not ideal for gazing but is superb for stimulating total surrender during the meditative state and can assist one in connecting with the world of souls to communicate with lost loved ones.
Birthstone & Zodiac Uses: Obsidian is not a traditional or historical birthstone. Obsidian is not a natural birthstone. Obsidian is a zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Capricorn as winter sets in, from December 22 to January 19.
Uses in Meditation: For the experienced user, Obsidian is an incredible ally in meditation, taking one deep into the subconscious and providing for a clear state of detachment. It inspires an understanding of the profound silence and wisdom that can be attained through meditation and reflection.
For Chakra Balancing: Obsidian is an excellent tool for creating and strengthening the grounding cord that extends from the Root Chakra through the Earthstar Chakra below the feet and deep into the heart of the Earth. The Root Chakra is located at the base of the spine and controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement. It is the foundation of physical and spiritual energy for the body. The Earth Chakra is located between and slightly below the feet. It holds the soul into carnation and creates a solid connection to the planet Earth, allowing excess and out-of-balance energies to flow from the body.
Crystal Color Energy: Obsidian carries dominant black color energy and deepens our connection to the physical, natural world. It brings power and strength, relieving fears specifically associated with the physical existence here on Earth. Black Obsidian offers protection and a retreat, the safety of being hidden from your enemies.
Associated Goddesses: Obsidian honors Pele, the Hawaiian Goddess of Fire, Lightning, Wind, and Volcanoes, and is the creator of the Hawaiian Islands.
Feng Shui Uses: Though born of fire, rich, black Obsidian utilizes Water energy, the energy of stillness, quiet strength, and purification. It embodies potentialities unrealized. It is yielding, formless, yet powerful. The Water element brings the power of regeneration and rebirth. It is the energy of the circle of life. Use black stones to enhance any space that you use for repose, calm reflection, or prayer. Water energy is traditionally associated with the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Life Path area, its flowing energy assuring balance as your life unfolds and flows.
Uses in Divination: The Divinatory meaning of Snowflake Obsidian: Suddenly, you see someone new for who they really are. It helps you make a wise decision.
Talisman Energy: Obsidian is an amorphous stone with no crystalline structure and whose talismanic use is not based on chemical composition. However, its deeply protective nature and powerful connection to Spirit make it beautiful as a talisman and highly effective.
What Other Crystal Authors Think: Other practitioners report that Obsidian helps to protect the very sensitive against depression. Use obsidian to help block negativity of any kind. In The Curious Lore of Precious Stones, George Kunz indicates that obsidian might well reflect the face of a distant lover.