Obsidian, Prehistory’s Necessity and Today’s Elegance

Obsidian is the rock which primitive human make the very first tools with it. it is a volcanic glassy rock that breaks with a conchoidal fracture (on the other hand, it chips like a glass) that causes a sharp edge in breaking point.

Obsidian Rocks

This sharpness helped primitive human to make some tools, specially some knifes, arrow heads, spearhead and picks. These tools gave human a big competency to other competitor hunters.

Obsidian Lithology: Obsidian is an igneous rock that forms when molten rock material cools so rapidly that atoms are unable to arrange themselves into a crystalline structure. It is an amorphous material known as a "mineraloid." The result is a volcanic glass with a smooth uniform texture.

Obsidian is mostly black, a dark deep pure black. In some cases, it has with golden/silverfish sheen caused by light reflecting from inclusions of mineral crystals, or gas. These coloured specimens are known as "golden obsidian”

As Obsidian is a type of "glass," it is chemically unstable. By passing the time and in case of some circumstances, part of it start to crystallize. The crystallization process forms radial clusters of white or grey cristobalite crystals which create "snowflake obsidian". This type of Obsidian also very popular for jewellery.


Type of Obsidian used in jewellery

Today, Obsidian is used in many high-end jewellery brands. This fact has positioned Obsidian equal to elegance. This elegance character is what all Jewellers love.

Golden, black and Snowflakes obsidian are very desirable for the manufacture of jewellery.

Golden Obsidian  Golden obsidian Black obsidian


Healing Properties
Black Obsidian, brings about a balance to body, mind and spirit. It helps to keep centred and focused when any type of chaotic situation.

Birth stone
Black Obsidian is traditional birth stone Of
Capricorn (December 22 to January 21)
Virgo (August 23 to September 23)
Capricorn Zodiac sign  Virgo Zodiac sign

Chakra Stone
Black Obsidian associates with
The root chakra
Root Chakra symbol

Give an unforgettable Gift
Pellara Inc. designed and manufactured some jewellery with Black Obsidian gemstone or Golden Obsidian:

Phoenix Ashes Bracelet,      Shades of Black Bracelet

 phoenix ashes bracelet cover photo  Shades of Black Bracelet cover photo


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