Apache Tears Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Apache Tears Obsidian is a variety of Obsidian, a silica-rich glassy volcanic rock, originating from Mexico and South West of the United States of America. It is found in small roundish shapes of about 10 to 15 mm (1/2″) in diameter and is a dark brown/black color, semi-transparent when a strong light is viewed through the stone.

The name “Apache tear” comes from a legend of the Apache tribe: about 75 Apaches and the US Cavalry fought on a mountain overlooking what is now Superior, Arizona, in the 1870s. Facing defeat, the outnumbered Apache warriors rode their horses off the mountain to their deaths rather than be killed. The wives and families of the warriors cried when they heard of the tragedy; their tears turned into stone upon hitting the ground.

The frequency of Apache Tears Obsidian is connected to the Earth star, base, sacral, and heart chakras. Apache Tears Obsidian acts as a good grounding stone, helping to ground one’s energies to the magnetic core of the Earth. Thus allowing one to feel safe and secure within the third dimension.

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The energy of Apache Tears Obsidian helps to cleanse and purify one’s energetic fields and chakric system, by helping to remove negative, stagnant, or blocked energies. Thus helping with one’s physical strength and wellbeing.

Apache Tears Obsidian acts as a psychic protector allowing one to “feel” negative energies within one’s energy fields and environment thus helping to repel any negativity that is directed at one.

Via the heart chakra, Apache Tears Obsidian helps one to connect to one’s emotions and can thus aid with the acknowledgment and release of emotional patterns such as grief and depression.

Associated Chakras

  • Earth Star
  • Base Root
  • Sacral
  • Heart

Physical Ailment

  • Physical Strength
  • Physical Wellbeing

Emotional Issue

  • Depression
  • Grief

Spiritual Connection

  • Emotional Belief Patterns – Release
  • Physicality – Acceptance of
  • Protection – Psychic

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