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Rainbow Obsidian brings light and love to one's life. Allows for the spiritual side in one's nature to be recognized. Known as the "stone of pleasure", it can bring enjoyment and gratification to one's life. It is also used for "gazing" especially in matters of love, relationship and the development of one's etheric and physical bodies.

Rainbow obsidian is particularly powerful in meditation to dissolve shock, fear or barriers. It expands your consciousness, sharpens the senses and can help you delve deep into mysterious phenomena and experiences.

Rainbow Obsidian helps to identify ones owns flaws and gives a clear picture of the changes which are necessary to eliminate these flaws. Rainbow Obsidian is an excellent grounding stone and provides a connection from the base of ones spine to the heart of the earth. It is a protective stone that keeps one safe from emotional and physical harm. It provides a shield from negativity.

Physical Properties:

Rainbow Obsidian

Rainbow Obsidian

Crystal System
SiO2, Silicon dioxide with impurities
Mexico, volcanic regions and around the world

Sign of Rainbow Obsidian: Libra

Having Rainbow Obsidian on ones person disperses unloving thoughts that arise from inside or that are directed towards oneself. It brings light and love to ones life. Is used in gazing for love matters, relatonships, total development of etheric forms and physical forms. It's a stone of pleasure bringing gratification to ones life.

Staurolite is a regional metamorphic mineral of intermediate to high grade. It occurs with almandine garnet, micas, kyanite; as well as albite, biotite, and sillimanite in gneiss and schist of regional metamorphic rocks.


Heartbreak, compassion, strength, digestion of anything that is hard to accept, detoxification, blockages, hardened arteries.


In addition to carrying the generic properties of Obsidian, Rainbow Obsidian, one of the gentler obsidians, nevertheless has strong protective properties and teaches you about the evolution of your spiritual nature. Cutting the cords of old love, it gently releases hooks that others have left in the heart, replenishing the heart energy. Worn as a pendant, Rainbow Obsidian absorbs negative energy from the aura and draws off stress from the body. This stone can be used to facilitate past-life healing and to gain insight into how the past is affecting the present, especially at the level of health and well-being.


It is the official state mineral of the U.S. state of Georgia and is also to be found in the Lepontine Alps in Switzerland.