Apache Tear Tumbled Stones AKA Black Obsidian
Apache Tear Tumbled Stones, aka Black Obsidian. Apache Tears sold individually by weight. Photos are labeled with size of stones by weight in grams; see size and weight chart below.
Metaphysical And Healing Properties:
"Apache tears" is the popular term for rounded pebbles of black obsidian or "obsidianites" composed of black or dark-colored natural volcanic glass, usually of Rhyolite composition. Apache Tear is a gently grounding stone, that also brings good luck. This healing stone is said to relieve grief and sadness, and assist in giving and accepting forgiveness. They can help release negative emotions and balance one's emotional state. This healing crystal makes an excellent meditation tool, especially for clarifying issues and gaining insight. Apache Tears alleviate muscle spasms and eliminate toxins from the body.
Obsidian (General, All Types)
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. Obsidian is associates with the root chakra.
Size And Weight Chart
Small (1-5 grams)
Medium (6-15 grams)
Large (16-25 grams)
X-Large (26-35 grams)
Jumbo (36-45 grams)
Jumbo + (46-55 grams)
Individual (56-65 grams)
Individual + (>65 grams)
Our Tumbled Stones
There is no set standard for sizing tumbled stones. Since stones are three-dimensional, we feel you get more value for your money when purchasing stones by weight. When comparing prices, note the weight of the stone, this will give you a better idea as to the value you are getting. We photograph all of our tumbled stones around a quarter, to help show the size and shape of our stones. Due to the nature of natural crystals and gemstones color, size, shape and pattern may vary.