Black obsidian is a gentle grounding stone that heals tears and holes in the auric field. Obsidian reminds you of your inner strength and your latent fire. Feeling like you’ve lost the spring in your step? Need a reminder of how beautiful and powerful you are, and that you are capable of accomplishing anything? Black obsidian can help. Black obsidian is a protective stone that is very much in tune with its beholder. It opens the Root Chakra and casts energy that mirrors your soul. It is a powerful stone for releasing, mourning, and letting go. And when shaped as a heart are, you can use this gem as a beautiful and symbolic reminder that transition is natural, necessary, and sacred. Keep one of these black obsidian hearts with you during times of trial or grief. Let its magic guide you.