Mahogany Obsidian is a brown and red type of obsidian. It’s a silica-rich volcanic rock containing Hematite or Magnetite giving the stone it’s mahogany or brick red colour. This stone helps balance and activate your Root chakra and your...
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Mahogany Obsidian is a brown and red type of obsidian. It’s a silica-rich volcanic rock containing Hematite or Magnetite giving the stone it’s mahogany or brick red colour. This stone helps balance and activate your Root chakra and your Sacral chakra to keep you grounded and safe.
Physical Energy Properties: Relieves pain in the body and improves circulation. It also releases built up tension that’s being held in the body. Can rid the body of free radicals and balances the kidneys and liver.
Emotional Energy Properties: Helps to release tension and any emotional patterns that affect your relationships. It will help you see how all behaviours add up to the larger picture and that it’s the little things that count. Mahogany Obsidian will help you break harmful habits and patterns by giving you the will to work on them. A protective stone that helps you ground yourself and feel safe in the world. Helps you focus on your goals and purpose in life.
Chakras: Connected to the Root and Sacral chakras.
Astrological signs: Associated with Libra.
History: Used since ancient time for decorative use and to create surgical blades and arrowheads. Stone Age, Indigenous American and Canadian and Incan people made weapons from the stone as well as mirrors and masks. Obsidian gets its name from Obsuis, a Roman who first found the stone.
Where it's found: Found in Mexico, South America, Japan, Afghanistan, and the United States.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Mahogany Obsidian is also known as Mountain Mahogany and can be found anywhere there had been volcanic activity. It’s a natural glass stone with iron inclusions which is what creates the red colour. It rates a 5 to 5-1/2 on the Mohs hardness scale. The affordability and the striking appearance of the stone makes it a wonderful stone to use in jewelry.
How to use it: Use this stone to relieve pain and tension and to improve circulation. It can also be used while setting goals and to help break your habits. Meditate with Mahogany Obsidian or wear it in jewelry to receive the benefits.