Measures 50mmx 40mm x 12 mm Weight 37 g c
Obsidian’s energy creates a protective shield that deflects negativity and repels attempts of others to assert power over us. It helps us to uncover our unique skills and hidden talents whilst releasing blockages to our spiritual and personal growth. It can give us insight into the core of problems and remove egotistical thinking, allowing us to find our spiritual path. By stimulating the Solar plexus chakra Gold Sheen Obsidian can assist us to reclaim our personal power and aligned with Divine Will, become co creators with the Universe to manifest what is best for the highest good of all beings. Also called Golden Obsidian this stone derives its name from an ancient Roman explorer called Obsius who was given a mystical black glass sphere from a volcano by an Ethiopian woman called Xenia. It is also called the “wizard stone” because it has been used since ancient times in many magical practices. Polished Obsidian mirrors were used for scrying and Nostradamus it is reputed to have used a Black Obsidian sphere for scrying. It is an opaque volcanic glass that can be black, brown grey or green, the translucent variety from Arizona is referred to as Apache Tears. Obsidian has been used since Paleolithic times for making tools and weapons because it holds a sharp edge.