Weighs 2 pounds
6 inches long
5 inches wide
Pumpkins have a long history of being the one vegetable that can ward off evil spirits on Halloween night.
The tradition of carving pumpkins with faces, comes from Celtic traditions where turnips and other bulbous vegetables where cared to keep away evil or mischievous spirits during Samhain.
To the Celts the head was the most sacred and important part of the body. So creating faces and turning them into lanterns made perfect sense.
The Obsidian meaning is linked with the concept of darkness, and just like our ever-spinning planet and its phases of night and day, the human soul also contains elements of light and dark. A powerful protection stone, the Obsidian crystal meaning helps identify your dark side so that its healing properties can clear it away from your psyche.
Obsidian is often called volcanic glass because it is formed from molten lava that has cooled very quickly. With such a rich lineage, Obsidian has plenty of street cred, so every time you gaze at its at shiny luster, let yourself be reminded of its reputation for being a powerful and protective talisman. During prehistoric times, the Obsidian crystal wasn't just a stylish way to accessorize a loincloth. This warrior stone also protected our Paleo-Indian ancestors from marauding invaders and the perils of hunting.