Black Obsidian is a naturally beautiful shiny stone, produced from volcanic lava. It catches attraction through its reflective, smoothness, and non-crystalline beautiful appearance. This crystal is useful in Feng Shui and your home as it helps to connect the root chakra and protection.
How It’s Formed:
Black Obsidian is formed from felsic lava. When volcanic lava cools rapidly with barely crystal growth and it suddenly turns into natural obsidian. It contains some lighter and rich elements like silicon, aluminium, sodium, potassium, and oxygen.
What is Obsidian Good For?
Having come directly from a volcano, this crystal contains the elements of earth, water, and fire. This combination means that it also carries immense power. This stone is very good for cutting ties and ridding yourself of negative connections. If you’re struggling to leave a toxic work environment or a relationship that is no longer serving you, you can seek help from black obsidian stone with its healing properties.
The intense grounding energy is good for bringing you back down to earth and to your centre so that you can regroup and reassess what needs to be done. Its strong magnetic power means that it also holds lots of health benefits. It is said to draw out infection and help with digestive issues.
Benefits of Black Obsidian in Feng Shui:
Different colors hold special significance in Feng Shui. Among them black represents the water element, which acts for wisdom, fluidity, and depth of life. It also helps to hold a firm grip on your career and social networking.
Black obsidian in your home also acts as a shield of protection to prevent harmful and negative energies.
Some people like to place black obsidian in different rooms of their house and some like to place it in a specific room. Here are some ideas for black obsidian in each room.
Placing black obsidian in a specific spot of your bedroom is an excellent idea. It will help you for your personal protection. You can also place black obsidians in each corner of your bedroom to create a grid.
The main entrance, near front door of your home is a must place for black obsidian. It is the place where different people, energies, and opportunities come into your house and also in your life. It protects your home from negative energies and build positive vibes at your entrance.
Your kitchen represents your health-wellbeing. You can place black obsidian to protect your resources, food, and health.
Black Obsidian can be found in different countertops or bathtub materials. If you resonate with the properties of this stone for healing, it’s an easy way to incorporate this stone into your routine by bathing in a black obsidian bathtub.
Black obsidian also acts like a mirror, which helps us to show our better selves with a protective light. It gives us more lucidity around aspects that we may need to focus on.
How to Cleanse Black Obsidian?
When cleansing your black obsidian stone, the initial step is to hold the aim to you. Since this stone assumes such a significant part in your life and home, you must observe a purging custom that turns out best for you.
You can wash it in streaming water, and afterward place it in a radiant spot like sunshine to stimulate it. You can use the smoke of different herbs like cedar, Palo-Santo, sage. You can also imagine a bright aura of golden light surrounding the black obsidian to dissolve negativity.
Always think positive about the stone and yourself.
***Learn more about using crystals in your home with our guide to Citrine Crystal for Abundance in Feng Shui or how to add a Money Tree to your home.