Obsidian (Dragonglass) – As Seen on Game of Thrones – Why You Need It
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass, formed when molten lava cools so quickly in water that it doesn’t have time to crystallize. It has a glossy appearance and is silica-rich in composition. Black is the most common color for obsidian but it can appear in shades such as gray, dark brown or green and come in varieties including snowflake, mahogany, peacock, gold sheen and rainbow.
This powerhouse stone embodies all the compressed fiery energies of its (origin)genesis. Obsidian is well-known as “Dragonglass,” one of the two substances (dragonglass and valerian steel) capable of killing White Walkers on the popular television series, Game of Thrones. One key scene from the hit show may indicate that valerian steel was forged with dragonglass.
The Olmecs used obsidian to heal wounds and considered it to be the ‘source of life.’ Our Ancestors made magic mirrors from polished obsidian. Today, you have here for the same reasons to enhance your crystal healing and energy works.
Obsidian is an excellent stone for absorbing negative energy. It creates a protective shield against psychic attack. Obsidian has been said to be a ‘psychic vacuum cleaner,’ beneficial for removing unwanted attachments within and around you. These may include toxic people, places and self-abusive tendencies. Black obsidian dispels fear and fear-based emotions (i.e. anger, resentment, anxiety, despair etc.).
Obsidian has been sought after by healers for alleviating symptoms of insecurity and depression, especially caused by other people’s stress and negativity. It may help with regulating digestion and alleviating pain, particularly associated with cramps of an unknown origin. It is cathartic to release your burdens into the infinite depths of obsidian and let them be melted away by the heat of dragon fire.
If one lays with Dragon Glass, it has been said to draw out stress and tension, as well as revealing the reasons for these stress's, often in the form of edifying dreams. It’s mirrored reflection allows you to see yourself in the objective light of truth. Obsidian can rapidly expose one’s flaws, weaknesses and blockages, making you confront these issues before finding peace. When you have eliminated these factors that were holding you back, you are free to seek your divine purpose.
Obsidian has a calming and grounding presence, making it a great stone to use for the practice of grounding/earthing. Obsidian encourages us to extend our root chakra deep into the core of Mother Earth. As a planted soul we draw from her abundant, stabilizing energies. Obsidian encourages healing in the Root and the Soul Star chakras and connects all chakras together on the astral plane.
We offer this one of a kind Dragonglass obsidian anointed by shamanic healer Dr Alim El-Bey, this makes this beautiful Dragon glass mirror a source of metaphysical protection against negativity. They can serve as an inconspicuous weapon for your personal physical protection, just in case.
With Dragon glass on your alter know that you possess with you the wisdom of the Gods and Goddesses. You possess strength from the most powerful of warriors. You become the Dragon.