As with all varieties of Obsidian, this Tumbled Mahogany Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass and can be found in areas with volcanic activity including Afghanistan, Japan, Mexico, South America, and parts of the western United States. Mahogany Obsidian is a deep reddish-brown with black inclusions. The distinctive coloring comes from high concentrations of iron.
Many spiritualists believe Mahogany Obsidian is a stone of strength - giving the wearer the ability to follow one's own convictions even in the face of adversity and bringing strength in times of need. A stone of reflection, this form of obsidian is said to help with inner reflection, mirroring our flaws while bringing self-acceptance, helping with decision making, and allowing us to make significant change in difficult areas of our lives. This gemstone is also believed by some to relieve tension.
How To Clean Your Mahogany Obsidian Stone Plugs
- Stone jewelry should only be worn in healed piercings.
- Use a mild soap and luke warm water to clean then dry afterwards.
- Be careful to not drop on hard surfaces as it could break.
- DON'T use any harsh chemicals such as alcohol or peroxide