Rainbow Obsidian and Citrine Pendant
This unique piece is perfect to help you stay grounded and protected as you step into your personal power and shine your light.
Rainbow Obsidian Color: Iridescent black
Chakra(s): all apply
About the stone: Rainbow obsidian is black obsidian that displays rings of iridescence when cut and polished properly.
Astrological sign(s): Pisces
Mohs scale: 5
Spiritual uses: Rainbow obsidian points you toward the rainbow body of your soul. It is a reminder that you are a luminescent being that carries the full spectrum of light.
Mental uses: Rainbow obsidian is a good stone to use when you need to trigger your memory.
Emotional uses: Black and rainbow obsidian tumbled stone is a tool for understanding how to use traumatic experiences of the past as lessons today to help you become a better person.
Physical uses: The rainbow reflection within black obsidian is a perfect tool for all kinds of health challenges. This stone contains the hopeful message that if you can find a rainbow within a dense black rock, then you certainly can find a cure within your consciousness and the world of both traditional and non-traditional medicine to help you reclaim your health and balance. With this stone in hand, reclaim your rainbow body on all levels—physically, spiritually, mentally, and emotionally.
Divine guidance: Are you in touch with all the levels of your being? Are you looking for ways to find balance? Are you seeking a spiritual connection? Remember that there is always a rainbow to be found even in the most difficult challenges. This rainbow is part of you and can be found within.
Chakra(s): solar plexus and crown
About the stone: Citrine is the yellow variety of quartz (crystalline silicon dioxide). Citrine crystallizes in the trigonal system and the yellow color is thought to be caused by traces of iron. Natural citrine is rare, and most citrine is produced by heating amethyst, which turns its color to yellow.
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Mohs scale: 7
Spiritual uses: Citrine activates the golden flecks of light vibrating in your halo, which shimmers and connects you with your Divine nature.
Mental uses: Good for mental clarity, citrine reminds you that whatever you ardently believe and desire and work passionately toward will manifest.
Emotional uses: Citrine activates self-confidence and joy. Use this stone to help you out of depression and relieve any feelings of inferiority or unworthiness. The radiant vibration that citrine emits helps remind your emotions that you are one with joy, peace, and love.
Physical uses: It has been known as the “merchant’s stone” throughout the ages and also has the ability to increase your courage to accept abundance in your life. Keep this stone along with a green aventurine in your wallet, pocket, piggybank, cash drawer, or wherever you keep your money to remember your intention to accept prosperity, abundance, wealth, and good fortune into your life.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo