Black Obsidian Stone is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura. It is a strong psychic protection stone, with powerful metaphysical properties, and it will help to shield you against negativity. It has a good action to cut or sever ties. This will help to break negative attachments to people with whom you have been close.
The energy of these stones may stimulate the gift of prophecy and may boost precognition. It is an excellent crystal to use when you have been doing spiritual or healing work, as it has a strong action to ground you to Mother Gaia. This black stone is excellent to assist you to release disharmony that has built up in your day to day life.
Negativity accrued when during work on yourself, including resentment of others, fear and anger may be released by its energy. Obsidian rock forms from molten lava that cooled very quickly and had no time to form into glass.
It is said to be a type of volcanic glass, and is found in a number of places worldwide. There are a number of different variations of this mineral, and it comes in a range of types and colors.