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. Black Obsidian eases tension, especially in the home and can also protect against electromagnetic fields.
Use Black Obsidian during meditation to find a creative way through problems. It is helpful in developing intuition and grounding you to the earth, releasing negative energies that result in restlessness, irritability and nervousness. Place a piece of Black Obsidian near a nervous pets’ bed to help it feel less frightened and skittish. Black Obsidian is very helpful after trauma, especially sexual assault or domestic violence.
Spheres are very powerful tools. Due to their symmetrical shape, they emit positive energy from all anglesto raise the vibration of your space. The spherical shape also contributes to smoothing out chaotic environments by promoting a seamless flow of energy, so you can work efficiently under any circumstances. In addition to their affect on the environment, crystal spheres also carry powerful ways to uplift your own personal energy field and promote your well being.
Sphere’s can also be popular with some healers who practice massage or reflexology. They will roll the spheres over points in the body which are tense or a source of discomfort.