Rainbow Obsidian, a delightful and one of a kind gemstone has an ordinary property that very few semi-valuable stones gangs. Rainbow Obsidian is well known for its pleochroism. Pleochroism is an interesting event of this stone. This property reflects three extraordinary and unmistakable hues in the stone notwithstanding having practically refractive transparent diaphaneity. It is prominently known as water sapphire or dichroite because of its double shading properties.
Rainbow Obsidian is many-a-times contrasted with sapphire and tanzanite gemstones in view of its shading. The alluring violet-blue shade of the stone is for the most part in demand in the gems showcase as blue is among the most well known and most loved among the fashionistas. This stone is effectively accessible and looks as wonderful as different valuable stones. Its pleochroism property has intrigued old sailors. They utilized this stone for deciding the specific area of the sun on cloudy days.
The name Rainbow Obsidian is gotten from Greek word particle which means violet in Greek. Rainbow Obsidian is generally accessible in profound shades of blue, violet, purple and yellowish dim. The hues will in general presentation profound somewhat blue violet at a crystal point or edge of light. Contorting the stone at various edges regularly shows three distinct hues.
Make and Properties
Rainbow Obsidian is for the most part found in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Mozambique, Tanzania and Brazil. Rainbow Obsidian is a gemstone variety of the mineral Cordierite. It is comprised of magnesium aluminum silicate. The hardness of the stone gauges 7 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale. It is an astounding stone for adornments making. Notwithstanding, the stone ought to be secured against hard hits as it would break into two. Albeit because of hardness of the stone it is anything but difficult to form it into different shapes, cutting it into the correct shape is a test for the craftsman. On the off chance that the Rainbow Obsidian is not cut at a legitimate crystal edge, it may lose its pleochroism property and not show various hues.
Rainbow Obsidian has a refractive beam list of 1.53 to 1.55. The stone does not have a lot of cleavage yet gives some measure of subconchoidal cracks. It has an orthorhombic crystal framework; it shows three unique and inconsistent tomahawks that converge each other at flawless right points. The crystal propensity for the stone should be counterfeit hexagonal crystal alongside imbedded granules. The stone likewise portrays white shaded streaks some of the time. It has a weak industriousness and oily or vitreous brilliance.
Mending Properties and Beliefs
rainbow obsidian is known to carry bliss and joy to its wearer. It is additionally accepted to reveal the internal identity and imagination in an individual. Rainbow Obsidian is additionally connected with Feng Shui. It is accepted to improve and construct solid connections. Restorative recuperating properties of Rainbow Obsidian remember improvement for vision, as it is connected with the third eye chakra (vitality point arranged between the foreheads). It is likewise known to help improve varicose veins and certain skin emissions.