Black Obsidian Arrowhead
About the stone: Black obsidian is a natural glass, composed of two-thirds silica or more, formed during the cooling of volcanic lava
Arrowhead properties: Use this shape of stone to help remind you that there is always direction available to help you know what to do, where to go, and what to do next. You can use an arrowhead to help you focus your intention on identifying what you enjoy doing. When you do what you love, prosperity, peace, and love will be more abundant in your life.
Astrological sign(s): Libra, Scorpio
Spiritual uses: Black obsidian draws you inward to the center of yourself, to the place of truth. In Native American teachings, it is likened to the Great Void.
Mental uses: Black obsidian is perfect to ground you and keep you focused.
Emotional uses: Black obsidian helps you dredge up emotions that are buried deep within yourself.
Physical uses: Black obsidian helps you avoid ingesting toxins by keeping you focused on healthy eating.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) byMargaret Ann Lembo
“Snake totem is an ally to assist you when you are in the process of awakening your awareness of the parts of you that need healing. The transformative power of Snake supports you when you need to go below surface emotions or perceptions. Just as Snake molts an outer layer of skin, you have the opportunity to peel away anything that is worn out in your life.
Snake’s Vibrational Matching Gemstone: Black Obsidian Arrowhead
Black obsidian is a natural glass formed during the cooling of volcanic lava. Volcanic glass is associated with emotions that are buried deep within you. This stone reminds you that negative emotions can wreak havoc in your life by broadcasting an unconscious program that perpetuates negative patterns.”