Obsidian Rainbow Sheen Sphere XS1 B Grade
Obsidian Rainbow Sphere XS1
Obsidian Rainbow is a lustrous black gemstone with a lovely rainbow iridescence that is naturally formed from volcanic glass. Obsidian is present where lava enters the water, as well as around the edges of a volcanic dome or lava flow.
Because of light-reflecting inclusions within the stone, obsidian may have an iridescent or metallic sheen. Based on the color of the iridescence, these unusual colored examples are known as rainbow obsidian, golden obsidian, or silver obsidian. These lovely stones are widely sought after for use in jewelry.
Obsidian is an igneous rock that forms above the Earth’s crust as molten rock rapidly cools. The end product is a flawless, uniform volcanic glass. as it was used by ancient civilizations to produce weapons for war as well as cutting tools for daily use. The precious stone was also used to make jewelry and ceremonial objects.
Obsidian is also commonly thought to be a defensive stone that shields from negative energies. Because of its sharpness, the stone is thought to pierce the shadow and expose the truth itself. Mayan prophets used polished Obsidian as “mirrors” for scrying; it was their way of foretelling the future. Obsidian is a birthstone for Sagittarians.
- Unit size: 1" to 1 1/2"
- Origin: Mexico
- Sold by: Single piece
- Stone type: Obsidian
- Weight: 40g to 90g