Many people believe snowflake obsidian brings purity and balance to the body, mind and spirit through mystical and astrological properties.
Believers give obsidian a healing capacity beneficial to veins, skeleton and skin plus the added protection from physical and emotional harm.
Both Apache and Aztec placed much importance in obsidian, fashioning both tools and jewelry from the mineral.
Snowflake Obsidian was referred to as the Book of Laws Stone by Native Americans who believed the mineral was a guardian to the Great Spirit. Shamans often carried this stone as a powerful talisman to avert evil and bring good fortune.
The Aztec term iztli (surnamed teotetl) translates into “divine stone.”
A metaphysical healing practice includes holding obsidian or placing it on a sacral hara chakra to help to balance the mind, body, and spirit.