Origins: Hawaii, North and South America
Lore: The Romans and Greeks used obsidian to make cameos and other jewelry. The Roman Pliny wrote that obsidian got its name from a man called Obsidius, who discovered it in Ethiopia.
Mystical: Obsidian embodies the energy of a volcano. According to ancient superstition, Obsidian brings to its wearer the energy of Earth, thus strengthening his spirit and healing his body. It develops intuition, insight and ability to foresee future events. Obsidian protects from the evil eye, sorcery, damnations and other magic, protects its wearer in long trips, restores composure after unfortunate love, and guards from infidelity. All obsidians are talismans which offer strong shield against any negativity.