Mahogany Obsidian is a fine-grained, dark brown to black volcanic glass. It is an igneous rock formed from lava of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range in Mexico and has been used for thousands of years as a gemstone. Mahogany Obsidian is said to be protective, grounding, centering and helpful during times of change or transition. Its name comes from its rich reddish hue which resembles the woody color of mahogany wood. This stone also contains iron oxide giving it its darker coloration and making it magnetic.
History of use:
Celebrated throughout Europe, the middle east and Easter island. Mahogany Obsidian was highly valued among societies. These regions and their pre-historic ancestors used the stone to shatter and build tools like blades and arrowheads. The Americas used the stone primarily for the beauty by creating decorative pieces. The tools created from Mahogany Obsidian can be attributed to the advancement of modern society as it assisted in the transition to the agricultural revolution. Reflect in the power of this stone as is grounds your day. It has surely impacted billions of others.