Obsidian Jewelry Meaning. Formed from quickly-cooled lava, obsidian is a powerful grounding and protection stone. Charms made of obsidian sources their power from the fiery energy that is captured during the stone's formation.
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Obsidian holds various powers to help its wearer:
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Obsidian can be easily mistaken for other materials. To identify real obsidian jewelry from imitations, check its appearance. True obsidian is shiny and smooth to the touch. It can also be pure black or may appear in other colors (see Types of Obsidian Jewelry).
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Obsidian is divided into different types based on the stone’s appearance. The most common type is black obsidian.
Other variants you can find in jewelry include snowflake obsidian, rainbow obsidian, mahogany obsidian, sheen obsidian, and apache tears.
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Obsidian ranks 5-5.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. This means it’s durable enough for jewelry making, but it is also prone to breaking and scratches. That’s why you should handle it with care.
Avoid chemical or ultrasonic cleaners when washing your obsidian jewelry. Use only soap water, soft cloth or soft brushes to clean its surface.
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