Black obsidian, also known as “the sorcerer’s stone”, is a semi-precious stone that has multiple benefits. It can also be used to cut through hills. But how to recognise a real black obsidian? What are its different properties? And how to clean an obsidian?
How to identify black obsidian?
Black obsidian is a semi-precious stone that is especially attractive and easy to cut. It is fine and unique. It can sometimes be coloured in different tones that closely resemble the colour of the rock. Black obsidian is known for its steadiness and despite the fact that it has a very tough surface characteristic, it is easy to cut. This allows it to have different patterns and shapes. Obsidian is a stone that forms the mineral quartz and it is also one of the most commonly used stones in many countries. You can also find it in all types of rocks like slate, sandstone and schist. Overall, its appearance changes depending on its content. When obsidian is made from quartz, it will appear darker than when it is made from feldspar. There are also obsidian stones made from mica. Different varieties of obsidian stone can be seen at Minerals Kingdom.
What are the advantages of obsidian?
It is a solid stone, but easy to cut. Therefore, it is ideal for making jewellery. Bracelets, earrings, necklaces and all kinds of jewellery can be made with it. And most importantly, it fits easily and ideally to the body. Obsidian is capable of hiding scars. It can protect you from negative energy. Obsidian is also known for its ability to bring inner peace and soul tranquility to the wearer. If you put it near your bed, it is able to remove all mental tensions.
How to clean and purify obsidian stone?
Obsidian stones need to be cleaned very carefully, since all stones should not be cleaned in the same way. It is therefore important to use the right method for each one. To effectively purify the obsidian stone, you can put it in running water for a few seconds, then put it in a container of water for a whole night. And to recharge it, simply expose it to the sun for a while to get
natural energy. You can also use an amethyst geode or a crystal cluster to recharge your obsidian. There is also sacred geometry which is able to strengthen anything it touches including your black obsidian.