Black Obsidian is an opaque volcanic glass, whereas the translucent variety is called Apache Tears. Black Obsidian is sometimes known as the “wizard stone”, because it has been used in magical practices since ancient times. It is a protective stone, often worn to guard against negativity, demanding people, hostile entities and geopathic stress. It eases tension, especially in the home and can protect against electromagnetic fields.
Healing crystal pendulums are great for connecting with our higher selves and guides. A pendulum is a weight, such as a crystal, attached to a fixed point so it can swing freely. The pendulum can guide us to answers we seek through the patterns made as it swings freely. The pendulum allows us to delve further into yourself to seek information from higher sources as we work on healing and spiritual growth.