Snowflake Obsidian a “Stone of Protection”. It is a common crystal found in America, Iceland and Mexico. It is a Silicon Dioxide of the mineraloids class of crystals containing Cristobalite or Phenocryst which forms the "snowflake" crystal patterns. It is opaque and black in colour with white or grey snowflake patterns in it.
Snowflake Obsidian helps you see someone new for who they really are and allows you to make wise decisions based on that knowledge. It also heals old karmic patterns and helps eliminate fears and spiritual blockages and to examine harmful and out dated thought patterns, whilst helping you recognise and release wrong thoughts and stressful patterns of behaviour. You can place it by your feet when you sleep to keep you anchored during times of turmoil which will also help induce a deep and restful sleep.
Like a snowflake it is a crystal of purity that brings balance between mind, body and spirit. In the workplace it can remove stagnation, lack of enthusiasm and undercurrents of tension as well as anger, resentment and jealousy. Legends say that Snowflake Obsidian has been used as one of the best protective talismans and can provide strength in times of need.
In crystal healing Snowflake Obsidian is said to help with illnesses and symptoms relating to: abdominal problems, arthritic joints, body balance, circulation, digestion, ear infections, hardening of the arteries, hearing problems, muscular aches and spasms, skeletal system, skin infections and irritations and venous problems. It is reputed to be an excellent detoxification stone; helping your body rid itself of toxins that are preventing it from functioning as it should and even enable you to lose weight.
Emotionally Snowflake Obsidian is said to assist with calming, loneliness, soothing astral travel, balance, clairaudience, meditation, protection during psychic and spiritual work, release and dispel negativity, synchronicity, transformation. Like Citrine it is also a crystal that can attract wealth and abundance to you. It is also a very supportive crystal that can work with you during any low moments you may be experiencing.
Snowflake Obsidian is a perfect stone for meditating with to promote a sense of calm and inner centering to help take you into a deep meditative state. Once there it will help you to connect and communicate with passed loved ones and the Angelic realm whilst remaining protected and grounded.
Chakra - Root
Zodiac timing - Scorpio, Sagittarius