The Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones starting with O

Obsidian

Black

obsidian banner

Obsidian is a very protective stone, and is excellent for removing negativity. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks.

In particular obsidian protects the gentle from abuse. It is a very grounding stone, and very healing. Physically it benefits the stomach; intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections.

It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode. Black Obsidian is related to the root chakra.

Obsidian

Gaia Stone

Glossy raw black obsidian (close-up)

Gaia Stone is green obsidian from volcanic ash of the eruption of Mt. St. Helen’s, and carries strong Earth energy, even the “Soul of the Earth.”

Gaia Stone enhances Goddess connection, connection with Earth and Earth devas. It also brings prosperity. Gaia Stone is especially good for self-healing emotional wounds and past traumas.

Green Obsidian or Gaia Stone is primarily associated with the heart chakra, but can also be used to harmonise all the chakras.

Obsidian

Snowflake

macro shooting of natural mineral stone - polished Gray snowflake obsidian gemstone isolated on white background

Snowflake Obsidian can provide balance during times of change. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way.

Snowflake Obsidian has the property of bringing things to the surface. The things brought to the surface could be positive or negative, love, anger, secrets; but with Snowflake Obsidian, these things are brought to the surface more gently that they might be otherwise.

It is a stone of serenity and purity, and can shield against negativity. It is associated with the root chakra and is beneficial for the veins, skeleton, and smooth skin. Snowflake Obsidian gives protection from physical and emotional harm.

Onyx

Black, White & Red

mineral black onyx, a sample

Onyx is associated primarily with the root chakra. It assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy.

It prevents the draining away of personal energy and can be used for protection from such. It also helps with grounding and controlling or eliminating excess or unwanted energies. It has been used for wound healing, childbirth and to increase stamina and self-control.

Both Black Onyx and Red Onyx are associated with the base (root, first) chakra. White Onyx is associated with linking the base and crown chakras to have balanced energy throughout the chakra system.

Opal

For the Metaphysical Properties of Opal see https://www.maxinefaye.com.au/o-gemstones/

Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances imagination and creativity. It helps one release inhibitions and enhances memory.

Opal is also a very spiritual stone, and can help one be “invisible” in situations where they don’t care to be noticed. Opal brings happy dreams. It also eases the process of change.

Physically, Opal is said to be helpful for eyesight and Parkinson’s disease.

Opal

Pink Peruvian

Pink Opal

Pink Peruvian Opal is a stone of love and gentleness. It brings energies of gentle love and kindness to both romantic relationships and relationships of other kinds.

As with other Opals, it also brings inspiration, imagination and creativity. It can help release inhibitions and brings happy dreams. It also eases the process of change.

Physically, Pink Peruvian Opal is helpful for eyesight, heart disease and injury, Parkinson’s disease, lungs, and spleen. Pink Peruvian Opal is associated primarily with the heart chakra.

I hope you found this page helpful.

Please do not use this information to self diagnose or treat others with serious conditions.

If you would like to explore the Metaphysical benefits of Gemstones, Minerals, Crystals and Colour, please contact your local Colour or Gemstone Therapist.

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