Obsidian is an igneous rock that forms when molten rock material ( lava ) cools so rapidly that atoms are unable to arrange themselves into a crystalline structure. It is an amorphous material known as a "mineraloid". The result is a volcanic glass with a smooth uniform texture.
Using smooth polished semi precious stones is an excellent tool for relaxation, meditation and crystal healing. They are mobile, you can use during yoga or as beautiful home decor that enhances our mood and environment.
There are many ways to utilize these healing stones. One of the easiest is to schedule 5-10 minutes of quiet time for crystal healing and meditation. Find a comfortable quiet area, hold your stone in the palm of your hand, close your eyes and try to visualize the stone that your using. Focus on your breathing, focus on parts of the body to be sure that every muscle is relaxed. Clear your mind and cleanse your energy to then help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
These oval shaped smooth stones are the perfect shape for self-massage and reflexology, so take advantage of their ability to roll over your tight muscles where you hold tension and stress. Using some light to moderate pressure, move and massage the areas of your body holding stress which helps to relax on a physical level and energetically.
There are several types of obsidian and this is a high grade jet black obsidian that has been sustainably sourced from Mexico. It is beneficial for strength, detoxification and balances energy fields. Having no crystalline structure, obsidian has no boundaries or limitations and is a very strong protective stone. Due to its size, this is the perfect stone to display in a work area or in a highly active area of the house.
These stones weigh between 8 and 9 ounces. They measure just under 4 inches and have a nice circumference.