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: A Black obsidian arrowhead 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.
Divine guidance from Black Obsidian Arrowhead: Have you been feeling scattered lately and unable to focus on what’s important? Look deeply inside, and you will see a reflection of all that is going on around you. Prioritize your intentions, and focus on one thing at a time. Grounding yourself is important now so that you can accomplish your goals with sincerity and purpose.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo