Apache Tears Crystals:
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Root, Sacral, Heart
Apache Tears are a type of Black Obsidian, but they have a more friendly vibration than some of the other types of Obsidian.
They are strong stones for grounding and protection, and to aid you to clear negative emotions that may be holding you back.
They are volcanic stones, that may be partly transparent. Their color is very dark brown to black in color.
They are a type of Black Obsidian Stone found in the south-western USA and Mexico. The meaning of their name comes from an American Indian legend. It was said that certain members of this tribe were pursued by the Cavalry, and although they fought bravely they were outnumbered. Rather than be captured they jumped off the cliff to their deaths. The distraught women of the tribe cried dark tears of grief, which fell to the earth, and formed into these dark strangely shaped stones. It is believed that their tears formed into reality as these unusual stones, so people will always remember what happened. Apache Tears are powerful stones to use for psychic protection. They will raise your ability to recognize the approach of menacing situations, where you may be at risk. This is extremely useful if you are a healer, as they will aid your work by ensuring you are kept safe. Like other types of Black Obsidian, they will absorb negative energy. This makes Apache Tears powerful tools to cleanse your auric field of negativity. Their historical meaning is interesting, as these stones are powerful to heal you, if you are feeling grief and emotional distress. They are also strong stones for spiritual grounding, so use them after you have been working with high vibration crystals.
The energy of these stones will strengthen the blood and the immune system, and they will help the body to assimilate Vitamin C and D. Because they do absorb so much negativity, they will need to be regularly cleansed using one of the methods to cleanse your crystals. They assist with the reduction of toxins in the body by aiding their removal. They may calm muscle spasms and enhance vitality and strength within the body. Within the heart chakra their energy will assist the emotional body to heal, from old issues of an emotional nature. Their energy within the sacral or navel chakra helps to aid the removal of disharmonious energies in relationships. They may bring through joy as they encourage you to feel more positive about life.
You will need to cleanse them fairly often, but there are lots of advantages to having a piece of stone that is both a spiritual grounding and psychic protection stone.