Obsidian - Stone of Protection

Beneficially influences stomach and intestines. Connects mind and emotions. Slightly masculine energy. Grounds spiritual energy into physical plane. Absorbs and disperses negativity. Reduces stress. Helps clear subconscious blocks. Brings an understanding of silence and "the void". Detachment, but with wisdom and love. Powerful healer for those attuned with it.*

Color: Usually black or brown with black flecks

Element: Fire

Obsidian is volcanic lava cooled quickly. A natural glass.

Metaphysical: A stone of honesty, sincerity and truth. Obsidian is a protective stone that keeps negative thoughts at bay, aids in self-control, and provides courage to the wearer.

Physical: Wearing Obsidian relieves pain and promotes circulation.

Careers: Obsidian is a good stone to be worn by entrepreneurs and inventors.

Chakra: Root

Astrological: Stone of Scorpio.