- Hand Carved Natural Gemstone | Black Obsidian Elephant
- Approximately 2"tall
The Elephant is the most positive animal symbol known with no negative consequence.
The elephant is a symbol for
- good luck and good fortune
In Buddhism, the elephant is seen as an earthly manifestation of the qualities embodied in the Buddha himself.
When the Buddha's mother became pregnant, she dreamt of a pure, white elephant offering a white lotus from his trunk, circling around her three times and entering her womb with his tusk. She knew immediately upon waking that she had experienced a divine omen. This prophecy helped solidify the symbolism of elephants in Buddhism.
Black Obsidian is sometimes known as the “wizard stone”, because it has been used in magical practices since the ancient times. It is a protective stone, often worn to guard against negativity, demanding people, hostile entities and geopathic stress. It eases tension, especially in the home and can protect against electromagnetic fields.
Use Black Obsidian during meditation to find a creative way through problems. It is helpful in developing intuition and grounding you to the earth, releasing negative energies that result in restlessness, irritability and nervousness.
Obsidian protects the wearer from hostility, negativity, psychic ‘vampires’ and spiritual entities that do not belong. It offers release from tension and enables one to move forward in his/her life, with a more promising outlook.
Obsidian helps to protect against depression. It is the stone of the soft-hearted and gentle people of the world. As a black gemstone, it symbolizes self-control and resilience. Obsidian is truth enhancing. A strongly protective stone, it forms a shield against negativity.
Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension. It stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. Brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion. Helps you to know who you truly are. Obsidian dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas.
Black Obsidian promotes qualities of compassion and strength.