Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Some Awesome Benefits to Owning Obsidian

It probably isn't much of a surprise that crystals and stones are becoming more popular with Spirituality, especially so in the Pagan community. Witches will use crystals to draw their mystical energies, Spiritual healers will use crystals to dissolve stress and chakra blockages and enhance spiritual growth. Even if you don't fit the above criteria, keeping a few different crystals on hand can provide beneficial advantages to the pitfalls that show up in life.

Today we'll be going over the benefits of Obsidian and how it's properties can assist you in your everyday ventures.

What is Obsidian?

Obsidian, also known as volcanic glass, is the result of volcanic rock rapidly solidifying before crystallization. It's easy to identify and has been known for being sharp when broken which made it a prime choice for arrowheads and small knives. It's easy to identify, known more commonly as black with a glass-like sheen and sometimes jagged edging.

Spiritual Properties of Obsidian

Obsidian is a powerful crystal to own. Its carrier can wear jewelry made from Obsidian to protect themselves from negative energies or psychic attacks. Other attributes of this stone are as follows:

  • Purification
  • Practicality
  • Protection
  • Clarity 
  • Detoxification
  • Grounding
Uses of Obsidian

Keeping this stone on hand can ward off not only negative energy and emotions but also negative spirits. If you have a spirit that makes your home uncomfortable, keep Obsidian on your person and throughout the house to help keep it at bay. This stone can help you become more self-aware, inspire creativity and will detoxify stress built in your system over time. All in all, this is a very handy little stone!

Obsidian can also reveal the truth of questions you may be holding onto. Meditating on a question with Obsidian in hand may reveal a truth that was hiding or provides answers that were just out of reach prior while effectively increasing your foresight. You can also achieve this by making a scrying mirror to help reveal hidden things. 

Obsidian is a useful stone to keep with you both in your practice and day-to-day activities and should remain a staple in any practicing spiritualist.

Authors Note

Hello, lovelies. This is another attempt to try and generate more interest and information on different subjects we all might encounter in our different paths. If you like how this is going, make sure to leave a comment on what your favorite gem, crystal or stone is and I'll feature it! I plan to make monthly posts on this subject by itself so flood the comments section below with your favorites. 

Bright blessings!

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