Hand-carved and polished natural black obsidian stone face of Buddha that has been drilled at the top and hung on a 25 inch cord. The Buddha pendant is flat and highly polished on the back.
It is attached to the cord through two intricate macrame knots, a 6mm wooden bead that has been hand-painted with a Tibetan symbol (cloud) on both sides.
There is a sliding barrel shaped bead, also decorated with the same symbol that allows the wearer to adjust the loop of the necklace.
The face has been polished to a matte finish. The snails covering his scalp (to protect it from the sun), his ears, third eye, eyelids, and lips have been polished to a high sheen.
The Black Obsidian face pendant portion measures 1.91 inches long by 1.5 inches wide by 0.65 inch deep.
Black Obsidian meaning:
Obsidian naturally crystalizes midst volcanic activity as glass. When some of the lava flow is very high in silica and very low in magnesium, it cools off really quickly and gets thick and stiff.
Black Obsidian is the best stone for Moon, Mercury, Venus or Mars in Cancer, as well as Cancer rising.
Black Obsidian properties:
Black Obsidian helps sensitive types stay aligned with their feelings and courage to speak from their gut. It absorbs negative energy coming off judgmental or shaming people, making it safe for Cancer folk to stay open and trusting. Excellent for digestion ailments caused by repressed emotion.
Beautifully hand-crafted. Dramatic worn with a beige, pink or mint hued top or dress. Or shirt. Great gift for a man.