Black Obsidian Crescent Moon
Black Obsidian in raw form and roughly carved into chunky lil cresent moon shapes.
Great for crystal collectors, wire wrapping into a pendant or as part of your next crystal grid.
Key words: Balance, comfort, courage, protection, grounding, protection, strength
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Black Obsidian Crystal Healing Properties:
Black Obsidian’s energy creates a protective shield that helps us to remain centred when faced with negativity. It assists in recognising where we are holding negativity, whilst helping to uncover unconscious thoughts and patterns that inhibit our spiritual and personal growth. Like a mirror, Black Obsidian can help show you the parts of the self you may not wish to face, this honest self reflection could guide you to identify and release negative traits or patterns.
A balancing and grounding crystal that is good to reach for when needing to cut / release cords or ties that are no longer serving you due to it's cleansing properties. A useful crystal to use when working with the shadow self. A Root Chakra crystal that will help bring grounding.
Black Obsidian History and Uses:
Black Obsidian derives it name from an ancient Roman explorer called Obsius who was given a black glass sphere from a volcano by an Ethiopian woman called Xenia. It is also called the “wizard stone” because it has been used since ancient times in many magical practices. Polished Obsidian mirrors were used for scrying and Nostradamus is reputed to have used a Black Obsidian sphere for scrying. It is an opaque volcanic glass that can be black, brown grey or green, the translucent variety from Arizona is referred to as Apache Tears. Black Obsidian has been used since Paleolithic times for making tools and weapons because it holds a sharp edge.
Black Obsidian Geological Description:
Obsidian is a glassy, silica rich rock formed from lava with a hardness of 5 to 5.5. It is an amorphous stone meaning that its structure contains no regular geometric pattern. Obsidian is found in South America, Japan, Mexico, Afghanistan, and parts of the United States.
Please note that being handmade from a natural products means that each Black Obsidian Crescent Moon may vary very slightly in size and shape, making each crystal moon truly unique.
Obsidian is a volcanic glass, these have been carved from rough so some edges might be sharp, not recommended for children to play with.