Legend - Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. It is named from “Obsidianus” from its resemblance to a stone found in Ethopia by one Obsius. Obsidian was highly valued in Stone Age cultures because, like flint, it could be fractured to produce sharp blades or arrowheads. It was also used on Tapa Nui (Easter Island) for edged tools (Mataia) and the pupils of the eyes of their statues (Moai).
Properties - Black Obsidian is belived to be a very powerful stone. It grounds the soul and spiritual forces,
Description - Dusky black with areas of chatoyancy. Sold as temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.