Rainbow Obsidian Gemstone Uses & Crystal Healing Properties

Rainbow Obsidian 

  • Powerful Grounding
  • Alleviates Fear and Resentment
  • Helps in Letting Go
  • Transmutes Negative Energy
  • Aids in Transformation

Rainbow Obsidian, also known as Heaven’s Eye, is born when molten lava oozes from the core to the surface of the Earth and solidifies into a beautiful glass of fire and earth. The iridescent rainbow of red, blue, gold, violet, and green are refractions of tiny bubbles and inclusions. It keeps a body grounded by connecting to the energies of the Earth helping alleviate any fears, or resentment. Undergoing an intense journey of heat, eruption, and then cooling symbolizing the journey of life and the meaning of relationships cultivated on this journey. It will help sever chords to relationships that no longer serve you, to move on with your life. Rainbow Obsidian can transmute negative energy into good energy working as a powerful energetic shield. It is a great crystal for anyone that is going through a hard time and working to let go of emotions, and extra baggage that is weighing them down. 


Cancer: June 21 – July 22

Element: Fire

Planet: Saturn


To activate this crystal, affirm: I am the butterfly flourishing into my power. 


Root - Earth Star

Rainbow Obsidian sends energy down through the root chakra and out the Earth Star chakra beneath your feet releasing negative energy into the ground while drawing in positive grounding energy into the body from the Earth. The root chakra is associated with stability, security, and self love helping one get in tune with their inner power. It is the root to balance the body's energies with the physical and spiritual realm. The cleansing power purifies and clears all of the chakras removing all blockages. 

The Earth Star chakra is located between and below the feet, this is our connection to Earth. This chakra keeps us grounded to the center of the Earth while balancing our energies allowing free flow throughout the body. The combination of these two chakras help the mind and body feel positive, safe, and connected. It enhances overall will power, and perseverance. Rainbow Obsidian It is able to vibrate at all color frequencies stimulating all 7 chakras simultaneously while keeping them all in alignment. It balances the Yin-Yang energies in the body bringing on a feeling of confidence, and positivity with a clearer outlook on reality. 


Africa, Brazil 

Hawaii’s volcanoes are sacred to their lands, obsidian and lava stones harvested from Hawaii are considered bad luck.


Very similar to Obsidian, just not as intense. Pursuing a journey from the Center of the Earth, born of fire and cooled to a magnificent black glass with gorgeous colorful inclusions. This resembles the journey of transformation and the beauty that becomes on the other side. Powerful crystal for spiritual awakening, Rainbow Obsidian takes you on a trip to your dark side while keeping a steady reminder that you are a being of light, and there is always light illuminating from within you.

In times for self discovery, growth, and healing. Rainbow Obsidian will help in letting go of all emotions that are holding you back to begin a new chapter in life while fostering change, growth, and transcendental experiences. Wearing Rainbow Obsidian will bring courage to pursue the deepest desires. To aid in the process it is a stone of protection, shielding you from any negative energy, and electromagnetic frequencies directed towards you while harmonizing your body's systems. 

In meditation, Obsidian is able to keep you protected while tearing down all barriers in the conscious and subconscious. It will take you on a journey deep to the seat of the soul to help unlock past memories, overcome fears, and let go of what no longer serves you. It will keep you grounded, protected, and strong in the process. Only by overcoming these obstacles can you begin to come into your true power, and become the master of your destiny. Obsidian will gather your thoughts, enhance visions, and bring forth solutions. 



As a stone of rebirth Obsidian is believed to stimulate fertility helping people with depleted libido. By balancing mind chemistry it can help relieve anxiety, depression, and mental disorders. Obsidian is a powerful healer because it is able to reverse damage done to cells. By regenerating stem cells the body boosts the function of bone marrow which increases blood health and affects all systems in the body, mainly the heart, and other muscles. Its cellular regeneration capabilities aid in soft tissue regeneration helping with accelerated recovery of wounds, sprains, and bruising. 


Honoring Itzpapaloti, the Aztec Butterfly Goddess, ruler of paradise and the skeletal warrior Goddess. She imbues the power of femininity and the balance of duality. Early civilizations believed this divine glass was said to be a portal between the realms. The Maya used it to communicate with other beings, like a cosmic zoom call. It is believed that staring into an Obsidian mirror will reveal your deepest shadows and go deep within and cleanse their soul. It works through revealing the truth of the self, but with integrity and good will. It is known to calm the mind, encourage exploration, and expand consciousness.