This hand carved black obsidian Eight Patron Zodiac bracelet is believed to possess healing powers shielding the wearer of negative or unwanted energy.
Obsidianhas been seen as amagical materialfor centuries and centuries. This is unsurprising, seeing as how the volcanic glass shines with inner light, thus providing it with a mysterious allure that has caused it to be associated withhealing as well as other powerful purposes. On top of this, it should be mentioned that obsidian can be carved into aremarkable range of shapeswith moving symbolism, which makes it even more suitable for a wide range of wearers out there.
This grouping of eight Buddhist deities is associated with the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac calendar. Each deity is associated with a specific Zodiac animal and serves as the protector (guardian, patron) for all people born in that animal year.