Apache Tears - Volcanic Black Obsidian from the USA
Apache Tears are a type of Obsidian, which appear rough and opaque at first glance, but are often translucent when held up to a light source (try it! It's pretty cool!)
Grading Summary: Extra Grade has a beautiful jet black color, is transluscent, with <10% matrix. A/B Grade has a nice to poor black color, mostly opaque, with possibly 10% - >25% matrix.
Apache Tears are created when hot lava is forced directly into the air and quickly solidifies before hitting the ground. Made from the fire energy deep within the Earth, this mineral is wonderful at grounding energies into the Earth before, during and after energy work. In addition, they help to ground spiritual experiences into the physical, helping you to integrate these experiences into your everyday life. This grounding energy can also help you to realize the importance of all frequencies, and to not limit yourself to only the higher energies of this existence.
Apache Tears helps you to see into the core of an issue to assist with deep healing.
They have an uncanny ability to lend support during times of sorrow and because of this, many people turn to Apache Tears during times of grieving. They gently help you to accept and then release your grief, thereby releasing and removing blockages.
Apache Tears can help to relieve stress by bringing opportunities for positive change into your sights so that you can formulate a plan of action. This can bring a sense of hope to a dire circumstance.
Logical thinking skills can be enhanced by Apache Tears, which can lead to new doors opening for success.
Some work with Apache Tears to facilitate spontaneity in many different areas in life.
Carry an Apache Tear in your pocket as protection from all types of negative energies, including psychic attacks. The Apache Tear will help to remove and transmute these energies, clearing the way for more positive vibrations.
Physically, Apache Tears are often used for the calming of muscle spasms, detoxification of the body, and absorption of vitamins. They can also enhance the immune system and fortify the body.