With the Apache tear soft fears, stress and inner turmoil, because the smoke obsidian makes room for cheerfulness, optimism, and zest for life.
In addition, the stone is said to have a special spiritual effect that strengthens our inspiration, intuition and clairvoyant abilities. The mystical Apache tear is closely associated with the indigenous people of North America.
Smoke Obsidian Formulation
The Rauch obsidian is volcanic glass, it is caused by the sudden solidification of a siliceous melt. The cold of water hits lava at extremely high temperatures.
Not only the composition of the lava is of crucial importance, but also the speed during the cooling process – because only the combination of the two opposing elements fire and water is the actual birth of the smoke obsidian.
Smoke Obsidian Origin
The find areas are limited to a few reserves in Arizona and Utah in the western United States.
Smoke Obsidian Colors
Smoke obsidian comes in a range of pitch black, anthracite to a dull gray before, other varieties are also available from dark green to an almost translucent looking dark brown. The smoke obsidian can be dark shimmering, but also milky and is semi-translucent to translucent.
Smoke Obsidian History
According to historical tradition, the term ‘Apache tear’ is closely interwoven with the history of the Indians of North America. In contrast to the white settlers, who gradually conquered the American continent, the Indians always lived in harmony with nature.
When they saw the whites eradicating nearly all the bison’s in just a few decades and wasting plenty of resources without sense and reason, their tears wetting the soil of their beloved land – turning into the dark Apache tears in the depths of the earth.
Smoke Obsidians Effects
The smoke obsidian develops all its radiance, above all in the subtle realm: It strengthens our intuitive forces, provides for newfound life energies and an optimistic view into the future. In especially susceptible people and the clairvoyance should be activated.
Also, anxiety and negative streams of thought are alleviated by the Apache tear, it acts directly on the deeper layers of our subconscious mind, where often old behavior and behavior patterns have stored – under the influence of smoke obsidian so blockages are released and released new energies.
The smoke obsidian works best on the heart chakra. On the astrological level, he is assigned the star sign Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn.
The larger an Apache tear, the more effective are the inherent powers. Larger smoke obsidians are rare and therefore very valuable and of great energetic effect. The Apache tear is very well suited to relieve stomach and intestinal problems, while it can be worn as a flatterer, ring or amulet.
Once a month, you should unload the Rauch obsidian in a bowl of lukewarm water and then recharge in a rock crystal group – this intensifies the effect of the beneficial energies.
Rauch obsidian should be dried after cleaning, otherwise, water stains may form on the sensitive surface. And another hint: Big Apache tears immediately near the bed make for a restless sleep, so they should definitely be positioned in another room.