Obsidian is usually black but can also be green, brown, or beige. When obsidian contains inclusions or other elements, it can be orange, yellow, blue and red. Sometimes two colors are swirled together- the most common color combination is black and brown, which is known as "mahogany obsidian."" Black obsidian mixed with white obsidian is known as ""snowflake obsidian."""
Obsidian is known to have excellent healing properties. It is known as a stone of protection, and shields the wearer from negativity. Obsidian rids the wearer of resentments they have been holding onto, along with anger and fear, allowing one to feel free, present and calm.