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Obsidian Properties and Meaning

Obsidian is a member of the Silicate family. It comes in massive form, with color ranging in many colors. This mineral is readily available. Read more about Obsidian healing properties information and view photo galleries with high resolution desktop background below.

Obsidian Fast Facts

Obsidian Physical Properties

Physical Makeup
70–75% SiO2, plus MgO, Fe3O4
Variety Of
Volcanic Glass
Common Locations
5.0 – 6.0
Colors & Variations
Index of Refraction
Specific Gravity
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Obsidian Healing Properties and Meaning

Chakra Associations
Dependant on Color
Subtle Bodies
Zodiac Sign:
Positions On Body
Musical Note
Dependent on Color
Emotional Influence
Alignment, Peace
Spiritual Gifts
Life Force Amplified
Diseases Treated
Stomach, Intestinal Tract Issues
Nutrients Boosted
Psychological Influence
Physical Body
Stomach, Muscle Tissue

Intuitive Healing – Spiritual Trigger Words & Phrases For Obsidian

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Karmic Cleansing

General Obsidian Crystal Healing Information

For what and How Does One Use it?

Obsidian enables one to work through karmic issues, just make sure you are truly ready to deal with them – as Obsidian is very to the point!
Leaving a chunk of Obsidian by the door ensures visitors “rubbish” remains outside your abode.
Many use this stone for protection and it can be used to remove negative energy from the body, to this point it also works well as a pain killer.
Meditating with Obsidian brings forth a soothing and harmonious emotional and mental state.

In elixir form, Obsidian seeks to balances the mental and emotional sides. It is also a good anti virus and as a salve – an effective anti-inflammation tool.



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Different types of Obsidian

Rainbow Obsidian

Rainbow Obsidian is as the name suggests – is made up of colors from the rainbow! This beautiful stone helps us ground these colors into our aura to energize and cleanse them. It is also good for grounding manifestation crystal programs, helping to bring them to fruition in the third dimension.

Used in meditation Obsidian helps remove fear, anger and depression from the self. It promotes bright self esteem and confidence.

Rainbow Obsidian Example Photo – Click it for a higher resolution example

Snowflake Obsidian

Snowflake Obsidian has inclusions of  the mineral Cristobalite forming the white “snowflake” effect. It helps one understand that to make mistakes a key part of long term success, and soothes frazzled nerves whilst making these mistakes! Thus it is good for purging the energy of failure and fills the vacant space with optimism and creative excitement. Snowflake Obsidian can help with disorders of the veins and the skeletal structure. It improves circulation and alleviates muscular aches and spasms. Treats joint pain (arthritis) and hardening of the arteries. Many also use it as a crystal protection stone.

Snowflake Obsidian Example Photo – Click it for a higher resolution example

Sheen Obsidian (Gold and Silver)

Sheen Obsidian installs a greater sense of self awareness, and increases ones self confidence having a better understanding of ones place in the World.

Gold Sheen Obsidian has a strong focus on reclaiming out personal power, and then expanding and protecting it.

Silver Sheen Obsidian helps one to cleanse and amplify energy. It interacts with our third eye to help see oneself from an outside perspective, enabling a fuller understanding of the self.

Silver and Golden Sheen Obsidian Example Photos – Click it for a higher resolution example

Obsidian Crystal Galleries and High Resolution Photo


Obsidian Properties and Meaning

Rainbow Obsidian Sphere


Obsidian Properties and Meaning

Snowflake Obsidian Sphere


Obsidian Properties and Meaning

Green Obsidian Palm Stone


Obsidian Properties and Meaning Example Photo 4

Green Obsidian Alien!

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