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Black Gemstones & Crystals

Black gemstones correspond to the first chakra, grounding, and protection.
Obsidian Meaning

Obsidian

Obsidian is an earth-stone, activating the root chakra and grounding you in your connection to the Earth. It clears the aura of negative energy, and can also be used for scrying.

Apache Tears Meaning

Apache Tears

Apache Tears are helpful for surfacing grief held in the emotional body in order to cleanse and heal old trauma or wounds from a previous life. They also have the protective and cleansing properties of obsidian, in an easy to carry form.

Hematite Meaning

Hematite

Hematite is the most powerful gemstone to use for grounding. It can help you clear away confusion and orient you toward practical action in the real world. It brings the energy of higher consciousness down through the chakras to your root, and helps you transform that energy into physical reality.

Onyx Meaning

Onyx

Onyx focuses and directs your energy toward your goals, helping you stay the course. It can help you rebuild your vitality after a prolonged illness or period of depletion, and is useful for work that requires disciplined focus and perseverance.


Disclaimer: Gemstone and Crystal Properties and Spiritual Gemstone Meanings listed here are not a substitute for medical care. If you have a physical or mental illness, please see a doctor or mental health professional.