Rainbow Obsidian brings rainbows to those navigating the unknown. This stone gently releases hooks from previous relationships by replenishing your heart chakra energy. Though this is softer form of obsidian, it still provides protective energy and is capable of absorbing negativity. It can be used to help relieve stress in uncertain times.
The Mayans and Aztecs made exceptional use of obsidian in their societies, using it for weaponry, jewelry, and protective talismans.
Many Native Americans used obsidian for spearheads and arrowheads.
Obsidian is a type of igneous rock covered with volcanic glass. Rainbow Obsidian forms when black obsidian is exposed strong lighting for a period of time after being uncovered or polished. This stone comes from Mexico.
Rainbow Obsidian resonates with the heart and root chakras. Some believe it can cleanse all chakras.
You can place rainbow obsidian in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
Cancer is thought to connect with rainbow obsidian.
Like black obsidian, this variety is thought to help with the digestive and circulatory systems. It is also believed to help with detoxing.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Rainbow Obsidian at Crystal Life
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