Beautiful black Obsidian, recently referred to by some as "Dragonglass," carries a deep, rich history, as well as numerous metaphysical properties. Black obsidian is a volcanic glass formed during volcanic eruption. Born of fire, it carries a strong protective energy. It has been used in the creation of weapons for thousands of years, as its edge is very sharp when broken. It has traditionally been formed into arrowheads, and, with its reflective surface, was one of the first materials used in the creation of mirrors. Its energy encourages you to reflect inward, and assists you in seeing through the falsities of others, as well as yourself. It is very grounding and protective, instilling a sense of powerful, yet gentle dominance to assist those in leadership positions.
Being Obsidian, this beautiful stone is excellent for grounding and providing protection. Focus on its energy and envision a protective bubble forming around yourself and drawing in positivity from your crown down into the earth. This enables you to create a safe space for yourself regardless of your external environment. Additionally, Golden Sheen Obsidian is a stone which encourages you to reach your fullest potential. It assists you in looking past perceived obstacles so you are able to accomplish your goals unhindered, aiding you by illuminating potential paths forward. Allow the energy of this volcanic stone to aid you in your pursuits to strengthen or unblock your solar plexus chakra, so that you may stand in your personal power. In working for the greater good of all of Earth’s inhabitants, this stone allows you to connect to the omnipresent network of Divine systems throughout the universe so that you can sync your own intentions to that of the Divine.
This earthy stone is especially useful for grounding, as a result of its stabilizing energy. Allow it to assist you with overcoming emotional obstacles set in place due to hurtful experiences. It works to strength your aura and provides assistance with the detaching of energetic chords. In addition to assisting you in staying grounded and protected, Mahogany Obsidian also encourages you to reconnect to your personal power, and to reclaim your strength through self-acceptance and forgiveness.
With a subtle silver sheen, this beautiful Obsidian is excellent for grounding and providing protection. Focus on its energy and envision a protective bubble forming around yourself and drawing in positivity from your crown down into the earth. This enables you to create a safe space for yourself regardless of your external environment. Additionally, Silver Sheen Obsidian assists you in the decision making process, as it encourages you to look past personal biases, and promotes clear, intelligent thinking. A bit mysterious, this powerful stone encourages you to reflect inward and view yourself clearly so that you may overcome old habits and break free of patterns you wish to leave in the past; providing you with the opportunity to reach your fullest potential.
Embracing change isn’t always easy, but the gentle energy of Snowflake Obsidian works to heighten awareness to old patterns and behaviors in a very calming way. This allows you to make room for necessary shifts, encouraging you to lovingly let go of outdated behaviors and patterns, and enabling you to more readily embrace new opportunities. Take comfort in knowing that as you open yourself to new possibilities, Snowflake Obsidian also provides a level of protection and security, as it resonates with your root chakra.
Ocean Jasper is a beautiful stone that promotes true happiness within all aspects of your life. It serves to inspire tranquility, aiding you in transforming your own stress and anxieties into a calming peace. This can lead to better decision making, encouraging you to choose love over fear. Meditate with Ocean Jasper and enjoy some self-nurturing time as your soul is soothed, just as the ocean soothes many who gaze upon it. Allow the serene energy of this beautiful stone to assist you in finding peace, not just in your surroundings, but, most importantly, within yourself.
Onyx serves to protect and ground. Working with your root chakra, the energy of this stone assists you in remaining balanced. Additionally resonating with your solar plexus chakra, onyx is also a wonderful stone to assist you in standing in your power, while also reminding you of the importance in keeping your ego in check. It encourages self-discipline and enables you to remain mentally focused while taking in new information.
Beautiful Opal is considered by many to be good luck, and inspires the growth of metaphysical gifts. The energy of Opal is said to span time, assisting you in finding closure from unresolved past traumas, and eliminating anxiety and restlessness regarding the future, while encouraging you to remain focused and present in the current moment. Their soothing frequency promotes positive dreams and provides you with protection from the negativity of others with whom you interact.
Peridot is said to eliminate obstacles created by the repetition of old patterns preventing you from gaining the success you deserve. It is exceptionally beneficial to healers, as its energy works with you in assisting others to overcome situations similar to those you have previously personally experienced. Additionally, it is considered able to magnify the healing energy of Reiki. Working with the heart chakra, Peridot assists us in regulating our interactions with our environment so we can easily discern which paths may be beneficial to take, and which would be best to abandon. Peridot asks you to remember your personal power and assert yourself in a calmly powerful way.
This beautiful stone resonates with your heart and third eye chakras. Its peaceful energy assists you in reflecting inward to find your own center of calm understanding and acceptance. It gently reminds you to take care of your own needs and to self-nurture. Phosphosiderite aids you in connecting to your Higher Self and spirit guides so that you may receive guidance in remaining centered on your life path. Its serene energy eases you of worrisome thoughts with a wonderful calming effect. Bring your mind from pressures to peace so you may manifest your dreams.
Picasso Jasper, also referred to as Picasso Marble, is said to play a role in bringing people of interest to you into your life path. If you’re looking to attract new friends with similar interests, use this stone during meditation and set the intention of raising your frequency to match that of like-minded individuals. This stone may also be beneficial as you tap into your creative side. Feel the expansion of joy as you work with Picasso Jasper in making positive changes for your highest good.
Prehnite’s vibrational frequency resonates within your heart chakra as it works to assist you in making all of your life decisions from a place of unconditional love. When you are in need of extra assistance, keeping Prehnite close to your heart can also strengthen your connection to Divine beings who are ready and willing to lend their wisdom when asked. Your spirit guides and angels are all merely a request away, and carrying Prehnite during meditation can help fine tune your connection with them. In particular, Raphael, an Archangel known for healing and protected travels, is said to resonate with the energy of Prehnite.
*The Prehnite pictured here contains Epidote, as the two minerally often form together.
Pyrite, a magnificent stone for manifestation, has a powerful energy far greater than its size suggests. Wear it to aid with the release of any blockages that may be standing in your way of receiving the financial abundance you deserve. Pyrite’s strong energy encourages you to become more self-disciplined and take an active role in accomplishing your goals, while providing protection and energetic assistance along your path to success.
Pendant and crystal descriptions, meanings, uses and healing properties are intended as spiritual enhancers and are in no way guaranteed. They are never recommended to be used to diagnose, treat, or heal emotional, physical, or mental aliments of any kind. They are not to be considered medical advice or implemented in lieu of professional treatment.