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Obsidian- Stone of Truth

Obsidian- Stone of Truth

Obsidian Stone Of Truth

Black Obsidian is a natural glass formed during the cooling of volcanic lava. Volcanic glass symbolizes the emotions that are buried deep within you.

Obsidian means “Stone Of Obsius” named after Obsius a prominent Ancient Roman explorer to first discover this type of stone in Ethiopia. Obsidian is also known as the Wizard’s Stone for its scrying uses (An Obsidian mirror is used to show us our own reflections including parts that may have been hidden or unacknowledged) and Dragonglass on Game Of Thrones.

Obsidian is a black stone that corresponds to the Root chakra. Obsidian has numerous magical associations. There are many versions of Obsidian – Gold Sheen, Green, Mahogany, Rainbow, Silver, Snowflake – each with their own purpose.

A highly protective crystal that absorbs negative energies from one’s auric fields and environment, Obsidian dissolves anger, resentment, criticism and fear.
With its guidance, Obsidian helps one stimulate growth on all levels.

Obsidian Arrowheads are used as a tool for cutting energetic cords and will repel you from a situation like a slingshot. Obsidian represents finding your truth path and true self.

You can find Obsidian raw, tumbled, Obsidian Arrowheads, spheres,
palm stones, jewellery and more in-store and online!

Type: Volcanic glass

Structure: No crystalline structures

Use in Crystal Grids: Place Obsidian Arrowheads with points facing outwards surrounding a Selenite tower or generator to create a grid for clearing and banishing negativity in your home, can be placed at the entrance of your home

Colour: Black

Chakra: Root

Zodiac: Scorpio

Crystal Pairing: Selenite

Essential Oil Pairing: Mint, Pine, Sandalwood, Parsley

Animal Totems: Snake, Lizard

Availability: Common

Where it is found: Iceland, Greece, Italy, Mexico and more generally volcanic lands and the major faults in the earth’s layer, the limits of tectonic plates

How to use: Invite Obsidian to walk with you especially when traveling or when in crowds, in order to dispel energy that’s out of alignment or without integrity.

 Using the Crystal

Practical: Protective when carried or worn as jewellery if others offload their problems on to you or make excessive demands on your time

Emotional: Helps dispel self-judgement and self-sabotage

Physical Benefits: Aids in healing issues caused by unprocessed shadow material

Magical: Gazing into an Obsidian crystal is said to give you inner visions of the way through problems if you relax and let solutions to come

Divination: Let old sorrows go, happier times are ahead and there is a light at the end of the tunnel

Workplace: Place small Obsidian Arrowheads (usually four, five or seven) in your workspace facing outwards to protect you from gossip or spite

Home: An Obsidian sphere in your workspace or home absorbs free floating irritability and restlessness

Empowerment/Affirmation: I am filled with fire

Question to ask oneself: Could increasing your belief in yourself immune you from the action of others?

Traits Obsidian Black Tourmaline
Relates to the Root Chakra Yes Yes
 Protective against negative energy and absorbs stress Yes Yes
Cuts any cords, places, people or things that no longer serve us in our body, physical reality, emotional field, thoughts, astral body, etheric template, psychic field and soul field Yes
EMF Protection Yes
Scrying Tool (Used to show us our own reflection/shadow self) Yes


Obsidian Meditation

You will need your favorite Obsidian crystal to hold during this crystal meditation.

Before you begin the meditation, cleanse your Obsidian Crystal. Get into a comfortable position sitting or lying down and hold your Obsidian in your hands. If you’re sitting, make sure your legs are uncrossed. During the meditation, allow yourself to receive whatever you need. Let your mind do whatever it needs to do. Be open to receive. Let yourself have an experience.

Gently close your eyes.

Begin by taking a deep cleansing breath - in through your nose while you expand your belly and out through your mouth.

Again, inhale, hold for 3 seconds and exhale through your mouth.

One more time, take a deep long breath in through your nose and exhale through your mouth.

Allow your breath to adjust to your natural rhythm. With each breath, release the thoughts of the day, the week, the month, the past year.

Release any tension from your body.

Release blockages and attachments that no longer serve us.

Let go of discomfort, distractions, stories in your mind, let them fade away. Put them in a box and lock it with a key.

Feel Obsidian in the palm of your hands as it forms a cloak of protection around you.

When Obsidian is called into service, you are safe in its presence.

Obsidian’s powerful shield dissolves any anger, fear or worry to guide you on this peaceful journey.

In this quiet moment, connect with yourself and your inner truth.

Obsidian continues to heal and release any energy blockages to bring you calm and relaxation.

Obsidian’s source of strength grounds your root chakra to connect with the Earthstar chakra below your feet deep into the core of the earth.

You feel more grounded closer to your purpose.

New opportunities and beginnings await you, be open and embrace them.

Continue as long as you wish or until the experience feels complete.

When you’re ready, slowly come back to the present. Gently open your eyes. Place down your Obsidian. Wiggle your arms and toes. Working with your Obsidian sheds the light to ensure you are not faced with obstacles moving forward in your destined path.

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