Scrying is a method of divination and takes on many forms. Information received varies with the type of scrying one is using to get answers. Information can be objective, message given that are independent of the scryer - or subjective, determined or influenced by the scryer. Scrying can also be viewed as a form of mediumship, messages allegedly coming from another realm.
Among the most prized of scrying tools are black obsidian mirrors. These are usually unframed round or ovoid slabs about a centimeter thick. Broad pieces of obsidian that can be crafted into mirrors are rare, and it takes a lot of skill to cut the brittle stone this way. Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. It is an ancient scrying tool with unique properties and sacred associations that make it a popular choice even today. The stone, found primarily in North America, is black with a naturally glossy texture.
Large deposits of obsidian were formed when silica-rich lava or magma cooled rapidly, creating an igneous rock. Obsidian often gets lumped into the crystal category by New Agers, but the stone is technically not crystalline--it's vitreous (or amorphous). The metaphysical properties attributed to obsidian include grounding, blocking negative energy, spiritual protection, and enhancing psychic vision.
I recommend trying this beautiful stone, especially if you have an affinity for volcanoes, Aztec and Mesoamerican culture, the color black, or the elements of Earth and Fire. If you have any ideas or experiences that relate to the magical use of obsidian, please share them in the comments section--I'd love to learn more.
This pyramid varies slightly in size from 3cm to 4cm. The pyramid shape is said to evoke resonance energy and enhance spiritual awareness.
Colour: Black Obsidian
**Remember items can and will vary from main photo slightly in colour and size.**
This is due to each item being uniquely made and each of the gemstones having their own variations in colour. Fluorite has many color variations.
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