Spiritual Attributes of Snowflake Obsidian

The Apache indians believed that Apache Tears formed whenever Apache warriors leaped to their death off cliffs rather than be captured by an enemy.

Most people appreciate snowflake obsidian for its beauty and interesting appearance, however, some people believe snowflake obsidian has mysterious, mystical, metaphysical powers.

Snowflake obsidian goddess stone carving

Metaphysical Attributes Given to Snowflake Obsidian

Obsidian, the Stone of Scorpio, is considered in astrological circles to have the element of fire and related to "Root Chakra" which is the base located at the very bottom of the spine..

Snowflake Obsidian falls under the sign of Sagittarius. Snowflake Obsidian is sometimes associated with Virgo even though obsidian is considered a gemstone of Aquarius.

Apache Tears Snowflake Obsidian

Many people believe snowflake obsidian brings purity and balance to the body, mind and spirit through mystical and astrological properties.

Believers give obsidian a healing capacity beneficial to veins, skeleton and skin plus the added protection from physical and emotional harm.

Both Apache and Aztec placed much importance in obsidian, fashioning both tools and jewelry from the mineral.

Snowflake obsidian bead tear stone carving

Snowflake Obsidian was referred to as the Book of Laws Stone by Native Americans who believed the mineral was a guardian to the Great Spirit. Shamans often carried this stone as a powerful talisman to avert evil and bring good fortune.

The Aztec term iztli (surnamed teotetl) translates into "divine stone."

A metaphysical healing practice includes holding obsidian or placing it on a sacral hara chakra to help to balance the mind, body, and spirit.

An obsidian worry stone is thought to ease the user's worries, anxieties and stress as they rub the stone between thumb and index finger.

Varied and questionable mystical powers that have been attributed to this beautiful volcanic rock include:

Who needs Obama care reform with a miracle rock like this, huh?