Snowflake Obsidian Gemstone Uses & Crystal Healing Properties

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Snowflake Obsidian 

  • Harmony in Transformation
  • Purifies the Mind, Body, and Soul
  • Seeker of Fulfilment
  • Manifestation Stone
  • Bring Logical Thinking
  • Psychic Ability

Snowflake Obsidian 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 snowflake cluster is a mineral that solidifies in the glass called cristobalite. It keeps a body grounded by connecting to the energies of the Earth bringing purity, and overall alignment of the mind, body, and spirit. Just as it undergoes a journey of heat, eruption, and then cooling it still comes out the other side grasping the white light of cristobalite. Symbolizing that there is always light even in the darkest of times. Helping to understand and move past ill thinking like thoughts of self defeat. It teaches to learn from every mistake, and to always come out on top. It shows to appreciate the dark journey, because they all mean something and shape us towards the future we are building. 


Virgo: August 23 – September 22

Element: Earth - Fire

Planet: Saturn


To activate this crystal, affirm: I am the light that will illuminate the darkness. 


Root - Earth Star

Snowflake 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 making it a powerful grounding stone. 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. 

Snowflake 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. 


Italy, Scotland, the United States


Snowflake Obsidian balances the dark and the light. Journeyed from the Center of the Earth, born of fire. Obsidian resembles the journey of transformation and the beauty that becomes on the other side. Snowflake Obsidian is a powerful crystal for spiritual awakening. Serving as a reminder that no matter how dark the journey is, you always have light within you. It shows that only when you master both light and dark can you truly understand the meaning of life. 

Snowflake Obsidian will help in expanding consciousness to understand and accept change, growth, and transcendental experiences. Wearing Snowflake Obsidian will bring courage to find harmony and balance in life. While shielding you from any negative energy, and electromagnetic frequencies directed towards you while harmonizing your body's systems. 

In meditation, Snowflake Obsidian will bring awareness to the conscious, subconscious, and unconscious mind. It will take you on a journey to connect with the deeper part of the soul. It helps overcome any feelings of need and lack, by showing that we have all we need within. It will keep you grounded, protected, and strong in the process. Obsidian will gather your thoughts, enhance visions, and bring forth solutions. 


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 aids in soft tissue regeneration helping with accelerated recovery of wounds, sprains, and bruising. 


Obsidian honors 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. Snowflake Obsidian is used to open pathways of connectivity to the spiritual realm. You can use it to connect with spirit animals and the energy of the surrounding environment. It can also open communications with loved ones that have passed to different realms. Meditatie with your snowflake to help you surrender and make peace with your purpose, propelling you on the journey to your higher path. The Maya used Obsidian 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.