Pronounced ob SID ee un
About the name Obsidian
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that was an extremely useful major trade good during the stone age for making blades and spear tips. It is still used today as it forms a superior blade to metal and so is useful for surgeries. It is an attractive stone used in jewelry and decoration. It is most often gray to black, but snowflake obsidian has blotches of white through it.
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