Snowflake Obsidian is also known as Spot Black Obsidian, this stone is Obsidian with spots of Phenocryst which look like little snowflakes on a black background. It releases wrong thinking and stressful mental patterns. It is a stone of purity, providing balance for body, mind, and spirit.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Helps you to see deeply ingrained behavioral patterns and mistakes you've made so that you can learn from them and move forward in life. It teaches you that mistakes are just as valuable as successes as long as you’re learning something. It can also ease feelings of loneliness and resentment. A great stone for introverts.
The Physical Connection:
Snowflake Obsidian is thought to be helpful for the stomach, sinuses, bones, skin, and eyes. It is also thought to be helpful for the veins and circulation as well as detoxification. You can even make an elixir using Snowflake Obsidian that is said to help improve skin tone.
The Chakras Connected to Rainbow Fluorite:
Root (Base) Chakra and Sacral Chakra.
Locations Found & History:
Deposits of Snowflake Obsidian can be found in Iceland, Mexico, and the United States. Obsidian was first found in Ethiopia by Obsidius, a Roman explorer. It dates back to the Acheulian age or 700,000 BC and has been used for many items throughout history including blades for knives and arrowheads for weapons. It was even polished to be used to make mirrors at one point.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Snowflake Obsidian is formed from felsic lava cooling rapidly creating a volcanic glass with crystal spots on it. Stones are quite small and they are quite affordable and common. It has a Mohs hardness of 5-5.5.
How to Use Snowflake Obsidian:
Use in meditation to soothe and relax the mind and in times of transformation. Wear or hold a piece of Snowflake Obsidian continuously throughout the day for protection and benefits. Or make an elixir by placing a Snowflake Obsidian stone in water for several hours, remove the stone, and then using the water on your skin or drink the infused water.