Legend has it that after a raid, the tears of apache women fell on the ground for a month and formed black obsidian tears. Subsequently this is a rock associated with the healing of emotional trauma. This chunk measures about 5.8cm x 4.8cm x 2.4cm.
In crystal healing Black Obsidian is seen as providing an instant connection to the Root Chakra, it is a deeply grounding and protecting stone, defending the carrier from psychic attack.
It is also known as the “grief stone” as it is thought to be very helpful for those dealing with the loss of a loved one. If it is held during meditation it can unblock hidden feelings of grief allowing the healing process to start.Read more about the healing properties for Black Obsidian