OBSIDIAN GemShoppy February 16, 2015 Gemstones Obsidian is a very protective stone, and is excellent for removing negativity. Obsidian is a very healing stone. Obsidian crystals are used as grounding and centering stones. Hold in your hand to help bring your focus back to the real world. Obsidian helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode. It is also often used in protective rituals and can help with protection from abuse. Obsidian has been used for centuries for scrying. Staring into the blackness can help empty ones mind and allow access to ones sixth sense. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks. Obsidian is also an excellent manifestation stone. Physically it benefits the stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections. It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision. Black Obsidian harmonizes well with jet, black tourmaline, smoky quartz, moldavite, amber and scolecite. Black Obsidian is related to the root chakra. It helps prevent emotional draining by others and prevents the soft-hearted from being misused. A psychic mirror (masculine) for hidden emotions. Help you accept higher vibrations. Involved with survival bringing body and spirit together. Grounding. Snowflake obsidian sharpens the external and internal vision. Shows the contrast of life: black – symbolizes mastery over the physical plane, white – symbolizes the purity inherent in all of us. It will help you clear out all the cobwebs in the corners of your mind. It protects sensitive people. Wards off negativity of mind. It help reducing tensions. Good for letting go of old love. Enlighten the wisdom. Strengthens prophesy.