Like Black Obsidian, Snowflake Obsidian is formed from volcanic lava and gas cooling down at a rapid rate. What makes Snowflake Obsidian different is, when the lava cools, small particles of white mineral get trapped into the stone and this is what forms the intricate snowflake pattern. With this being said it shares many of the same metaphysical properties as black obsidian. Although the black of the obsidian and the white of the snowflakes represent the balancing of dark and light, and this stone is known to be a bringer of balance between two opposing sides. There are many dualities that the stone symbolizes. It helps you see the bright side and reminds you that even though you will encounter tough times, there will always be light inside yourself
The Snowflake Obsidian is often referred to as the key that unlocks a world of different perspectives. Many people have reported feeling a calming aura when holding the stone. It is said to have the ability to pull negative energy out of the room which then leaves space for complete mental clarity and opportunity for a world of possibility. It is protective of both your space and your aura. It also is great for shielding you from the negative energy of a toxic people that you are unable to avoid.
This stone activates the root and earth star chakras, and also the third eye chakras. When activated, the root and earth star chakras work to send the negative energy down through the body and into the earth while simultaneously pulling positive energy up through the ground. The third eye chakra makes it easier to tap into psychic ability and open channels to past lives. This is said to help you approach the future with more clarity and understanding.
Snowflake obsidian is a very healing stone and its powerful magnetism brings feelings to the surface that have been pushed down and repressed. Once these feelings arise, they can then be faced and the work can be done to resolve hidden issues and wounds.
*the above description is not proven to help ailments or solve any problem. This is information that has been learned through mentors and other great websites.