Snowflake Obsidian Meaning and Healing Benefits
Acceptance ~ Strength and Courage ~ Good-Luck
Bacterial and Viral Infections
Birthstone: N/A (By Month) - Virgo (By Zodiac Sign)
Wedding Anniversary: N/A
Benefits for your Mind
Confidence ~ Courage ~ Harmony ~ Anxiety and Depression ~ Empowerment ~ Encourages Truth and Honesty ~ Releases stressful mental patterns and wrong thinking ~ Fears ~ Compassion ~ Strength.
Benefits for your Body
Hardened arteries ~ High blood pressure (Hypertension) ~ Bacterial and Viral infections ~ Excellent for improving your circulation and warming the extremities ~ Arthritis ~ Joint pains ~ Cramp ~ Pain ~ Gallbladder ~ Aids digestion.
Benefits for your Soul
Balances the Mind, Body and Soul to work in unison ~ Strong psychic protection ~ Grounding ~ Powerful cleanser of psychic smog built up within your Aura ~ Identifies blockages ~Teaches you how to relax let go whilst doing meditation ~ Encourages you to value and appreciate your mistakes as well as your successes ~ Changes bad-luck to good-luck.
A Little History
Snowflake Obsidian was originally used to make weapons and tools such as spears and arrowheads.
In earlier times Obsidian was highly polished and used as mirrors and also to make pottery.
An American Archaeologist named Don Crabtree who was awarded the highest degree of a honorary doctorate by the University of Idaho is believed to have created surgical blades made from Snowflake Obsidian.
Some of the patterns and markings on these Gemstones look like Snowflakes of which are called Spherulites, these same Gemstones contain a mineral called Cristobalite, which is a type of Quartz and once the the lava from a volcano cools down, Quartz Crystals are formed which then creates the effect of a snowflake.
Mohs Scale: 7
(The Scale Number from 1 to 10 given to Gemstones based on their hardness and ability to Scratch another Gemstone)