Obsidian Sphere (40-50 mm)
Description: Black Obsidian Sphere. This is natural Obsidian, volcanic glass. Well-formed and quite exquisite.
Obsidian is a talisman of those who dare to see…the past, the future, or one’s own inner demons and darkest truths. It is no ordinary stone, but nature’s glass formed from volcanic lava and hardened so quickly it formed no crystalline structure. It has no boundaries or limitations and works rapidly with great power. Its dark, glossy surface polished into the cold, hard glass, a “mirror stone” for those prepared to look deep into the inner being, the subconscious, to reveal one’s shadow self…flaws, weaknesses, fears, all. Nothing is hidden from Obsidian.
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Size: 40-50mm in diameter. Weight is approximately 154 grams.
Primary Uses: All forms of Obsidian stimulate healing of the emotional body, helping those who have lost their power to regain it by facing the darker side of one’s nature caused by the wounding of one’s spirit. Verbal and physical abuse, sudden trauma, grief, even events beyond one’s control can create destructive thoughts and unconscious patterns that inhibit one’s personal and spiritual growth. It is the basis for eating disorders and addictions, fear and insecurities, depression, aggression, and other mechanisms that hold one to the past in order to survive. Obsidian exposes these wounds, and when one is ready to accept responsibility for one’s own healing, reveals the actions needed to release them. It enables one to accept who they are with compassion and to move forward.
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Talismans or Amulet: Obsidian is a natural glass that is made of quartz. It is therefore a Seeker. Seekers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of one’s life to a more desirable state.
Color Energy: We find that while not a natural birthstone, the natural black Obsidians are particularly suited to those born in the late Fall.
Goddess: Obsidian is used in honoring Ereshkigal Sumerian Goddess of the Underworld, Jana, Roman Goddess of Secret and Hidden Things, and Madame Pele, Hawaiian Goddess of Creation.
Healing: This obsidian is used as a grounding crystal in healing regimes.
Zodiac: Obsidian is associated with those people born under the sun sign of Capricorn. The confident, strong, Capricorns that are so well known for their loving hearts, may well find this to be “their stone.” If you are a Capricorn, and you are concerned with love and finding it, this is the stone you are seeking.
Feng Shui: Obsidian provides Wood Energy. Wood energy is traditionally associated with the East and Southeast areas of a home or room. It is associated with the Family and Health area and the Prosperity and Abundance area.
Wood energy is vital to your well-being It is associated with family, ancestors, and community. Use this stone in the East area of a room or home if you want to keep Qui, the Universal Life Force flowing properly there.
This Obsidian will enhance energy flow aiding your efforts that are devoted to enhancing family and community.
Divination: Obsidian has long been used for scrying.
Other Information: 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.