Obsidian Pendants – Obsidian is a naturally occurring glass derived from
volcanic activity. Obsidian owes its dark base color from iron and magnesium,
however there are different varieties of Obsidian due to certain features.
These pattern varieties are: Snowflake - white flecks crystal pattern, Rainbow
– multi colored lustre, Apache Tears – small circular stone, Sheen – golden
gloss effect, Mahogany – black and red stripes and lastly Macusanite.
Obsidian was used since antiquity for many useful things such as tools and
weapons. The most renowned Obsidians are the Necklace of Renisenib; backdating
1810 – 1700 BC, The eyes of the Moai figures created between 1250 – 1500 and
also the Dr Dee Obsidian mirror documented (1527 – 1608) and originally an
Aztec cult object.
gemstone is found all over the world in places such as Armenia, Argentina,
Azerbaijan, Canada, Chile, El Salvador, Georgia, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland,
Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Scotland, Turkey and United
said that Obsidian is the stone of truth as promotes openness of ones true
it is thought Obsidian help provide the wearer protection against pessimism. It
is said to balance and ground oneself, dispels any hindrances in one’s life
path and help connect to the spiritual realm.
it is said to help remove any addictive tendencies, negative actions, poor food
relationship, and emotional obstructions. Supposedly it is helpful with pain,
recovery with wounds, improving circulation, removing muscle spams, heartburn
and joint issues.
astrological sign for Obsidian is Sagittarius. It is the birthstone for those
born in the month of December. It is said that Obsidian is for the root and
Obsidian with a gold jewelry setting matches beautifully and exudes the look of
sophistication and style. It can also look attractive set in silver. The
different shapes of Obsidian such as beads is suitable for bracelets and
necklaces, cabochon is great set in rings and pendants, whilst engraved pieces
can be suitable for pendants, cameo and brooches. The deep and bold tones of
this gemstone make it suitable for unisex styles and for all ages.