A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian brings about a balance to body, mind and spirit. Snowflake Obsidian helps to keep centered and focused when any type of chaotic situation (office, commute, home, etc.) presents itself. Snowflake Obsidian can remove negativity from a space or person with ease.
Volcanic in origin, Snowflake Obsidian helps to draw emotions to the surface and to examine harmful thought patterns. A good choice for past life work, Snowflake Obsidian heals old karmic patterns and helps in examining harmful thought patterns. Snowflake Obsidian promotes a sense of calm and inner centering which readies one for a deep meditative state.
Physically, Snowflake Obsidian is associated with the skeletal and vascular systems, and is said to support smooth skin.
In general, Obsidian is a very grounding and protective stone. It is used as a great cleanser of negative energies, helping to remove not only negativity experienced in the environment, but also that of one's own emotions, such as anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, etc. Obsidian is often used for healing and releasing energy blockages, and has a tendency to work quickly to move truths to the surface to be resolved.
Primary Chakra: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
Astrological sign(s): Virgo, Capricorn
Vibration: Number 8
Mineral Class: Mineraloids; it is Volcanic Glass
Crystal System: Amorphous
Chemical Composition: Si02 - Silicon Dioxide w/inclusions
Color: Black w/White snowflake-like patterns/inclusions of the mineral Cristobalite
Location: Mexico, USA
Fun Fact: Obsidian is used in cardiac surgery, as well-crafted obsidian blades have a cutting edge many times sharper than high-quality steel surgical scalpels.
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