Working with the Root Chakra, Black Obsidian is a powerful eliminator of negative energy in oneself and one's environment. The energy of this stone is protective and creates a seal in your personal aura removing energetic attachments, hooks and chords. By doing this it helps you to remain grounded with faced with negativity.
Rainbow Obsidian, as a form of Black Obsidian, shown in the light its color variations come to life. Bands of red, blue, gold and or green shades will be revealed. It brings hope, illumination and energy into the most blocked and stagnant areas of the emotional body.