Metaphysical Properties of This Product
Tourmaline: Tourmaline is well known for its ability to stimulate and help balance the energy flow within the body and aura. According to Judy Hall, it stimulates the meridians and enhances the flow of energy. It therefore also clears and disperses blockages.
This stone is also able to transform dense energy (including thoughts) into a lighter vibration.*
As well, Tourmaline balances the right-left hemispheres of the brain, as well as the masculine-feminine energies in the body.* As a result, hand-to-eye coordination improves, as do issues such as dyslexia.*
Tourmaline, Black: Black Tourmaline (also called Schorl) is primarily known for its ability to protect.
Specifically, it is known to repel and protect against various forms of negativity, lower energies, entities, and psychic attacks. It is therefore used as a protective talisman, including during shamanic work. The energy of Black Tourmaline can form a protective shield around one’s aura, helping to keep out harmful influences. This stone also offers protection from electromagnetic frequencies and radiation.
Since it absorbs the negative energies, Black Tourmaline must be cleansed regularly. Otherwise, it will begin to emit the harmful frequencies that it has collected.
Rich in iron, this stone’s energy is somewhat heavy, making it an Earthy stone that helps people to be grounded and rooted into the physical world.
Mohs hardness: 7 to 7.5
Group: Complex Aluminum Borosilicate
Obsidian: Obsidian is silica-rich volcanic glass. Structurally, it is “molten lava that cooled so quickly it had no time to crystallize”*; and precisely because it had no time to crystallize, “its structure contains no regular geometric pattern.”* Therefore, Obsidian is “a stone without boundaries or limitations” and it “works extremely fast and with great power.”*
Furthermore, according to Judy Hall, Obsidian is “merciless in exposing flaws, weaknesses, and blockages.” This stone has a “propensity for exploding the truth into the open.”* “[N]othing can be hidden from Obsidian.”*
Obsidian thus needs to be handled carefully, as its powers can be overwhelming.*
As well, this stone has the ability to “bring negative emotions and unpleasant truths rushing to the surface.”* This tendency offers cathartic, deep soul healing, including for past lives and past traumas.*
Obsidian is also well known for being strongly protective: It forms a shield against negativity; absorbs negative energies; blocks geopathic stress; blocks psychic attack; and removes negative spiritual influences.* Users of Obsidian will need to clean this stone regularly, since it absorbs so much energy.
This stone is excellent when used to bring about true and meaningful healing, rather than temporary relief: It provides insight into the root cause of a disease or issue.*
Physically and energetically, Obsidian dissolves energy blockages, relieves tension, reduces pain, and—mainly through the aforementioned release of blockages—helps to detoxify the body.*
Spiritually, Obsidian “urges exploration into the unknown,” opens new horizons, clears deep spiritual blockages, and therefore “stimulates growth on all levels and expands consciousness.”* It is also known to help people to face and integrate their shadow selves.*
Obsidian, Black: Black Obsidian has all of the qualities associated with Obsidian, and is especially know for protection and purification.
According to Robert Simmons, Black Obsidian “powerfully eliminates negative energies in oneself and one’s environment. It is like a ‘psychic vacuum cleaner,’ cleansing the auric field of disharmony, negative attachments, astral plane ‘junk,’ and one’s own emanations of anger, greed, fear, resentment, etc.”* As well, its frequency “removes energetic attachments, hooks, and cords,” and seals the aura.*
Black Obsidian therefore creates “a protective shield.”* This is especially useful for empaths and people who are sensitive to energy.
Within its user, Black Obsidian will magnify all negative energies, such as negative thoughts, mental habits, and unconscious patterns, including addiction and abusive behavior. When these are acknowledged and faced, they can be dealt with at their root cause and then released, thus enabling true healing and spiritual growth.*
Black Obsidian is also useful for scrying and communicating with the spirit world.*
Obsidian, Black-Brown: Black-Brown Obsidian (also called Mahogany Obsidian) carries all of the qualities of pure Black Obsidian, but the brown inclusion makes the stone gentler.
Black-Brown Obsidian is especially useful for clearing old abuse, shame, and humiliation from the second chakra, and for dispelling feelings of being unworthy.*
Physically, this stone enhances the “body’s ability to discharge poisons.”* It helps clear birth trauma.* And it helps “dissolve ancestral patterns of abuse, negativity, hatred or fear,” including from the DNA.*
Mohs hardness: 5 to 5.5
Group: Volcanic Glass
Quartz (Clear): Clear Quartz is best known for two characteristics: it is an amplifier; and it can be programmed. The former means that this stone will amplify the energies and characteristics of whatever is near it–be it another stone or a feeling. This characteristic is often used by healers to magnify the energies that they channel into a patient.
The latter means that intentions and energies can be set into the stone, and it will hold these programs very well. (Because Clear Quartz is programmed so easily, when you obtain one of these stones, it is important to clear all prior programming that may be in it–either accidentally or deliberately–unless you are aware of the programming and give permission for it. Put The Light Here clears all of our stones prior to using them in our products.) Of all stones, Clear Quartz is essentially the pure and empty vessel, the blank slate, awaiting instructions.
Additionally, this stone can clear blocks in the body, intensify psychic and spiritual experiences, and unlock memories.
Quartz, Smoky: Smoky Quartz is beloved for its ability to both ground a person’s energy as well as to protect their energy against negative influences or negative emotions. Anyone seeking to anchor into their physical body more of the higher frequencies would do well with this stone. Notably, Smoky Quartz is associated with the base of the body: hips; legs; and feet.
It also helps with fear, depression, and letting go of what no longer serves. It may clear the mind and alleviate stress.
Mohs hardness: 7.
Group: Quartz (silicon dioxide).
Silver: The energy of the metal Silver is associated with the moon and the qualities of lunar energy; “life force in its hidden aspect”; introversion; the unconscious; cooling and calming energy; a sense of mystery; and the archetypal feminine energy.* “Silver is second to gold in its electrical conductivity.”*