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Obsidian Snowflake Gemstone Greek Komboloi Worry Beads
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Obsidian Snowflake Gemstone Greek Komboloi Worry Beads

Bead Size: About 0.39″ (10mm)
Handmade Komboloi of collective value.

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Obsidian Snowflake Gemstone Greek Komboloi Worry Beads

Obsidian with integrated white crystalline patches is known as snowflake obsidian; the white patches or ‘snowflakes’ are actually spots where the rock itself has started to crystallize. Perhaps the most prized obsidian is the rainbow obsidian gemstone, which contains bands of a purple, gold and green sheen interspersed with the black obsidian rock. Obsidian rock is found anywhere where volcanic activity occurred. The most important sources for obsidian today are located in South America, Japan, Afghanistan, Mexico and parts of the United States.

Obsidian gemstone rock isn’t just a popular trinket for jewelry. It was actually used as a cutting tool, starting with ancient cultures of the past. In fact, it was a major material used in bartering since the material could be cut to size and used as projectile points for weapons like arrows, spears and even knives. Since prehistoric times, obsidian has been used for making tools, weapons, mirrors, jewelry and even masks.

The useful gemstone has a lot of associations with both healing and protection. It aids physical healing by helping relieving pain and improving blood circulation. It also aids the digestion process while detoxifying the body, in addition to reducing arthritis pain, cramps and other joint problems.

For mental healing, obsidian can form a shield of protection, which helps block negativity of any kind. The gemstone can rid your mind of mental stress and tension, bringing great clarity to help you think without harboring negative thoughts. Obsidian also promotes qualities of both strength and compassion.

The versatility of the obsidian gemstone maintains its popularity in jewelry making for a variety of reasons. It’s a gemstone associated with protection, a resource that gives its wearer the strength to alleviate their pain through the influence of their ‘guardian spirits.’ With such a pedigree, the obsidian gemstone will continue being an asset to many who choose to wear it.


Greek worry beads have been increasing in popularity. The origin of these beautiful beads is in Greek folk art. Older beads have become valued collectibles while jewelry stores sell new Greek worry beads as trendy accessories. The strings of beads are not purely decorative. People use worry beads for fun and relaxation.

Greek worry beads are used as a stress reliever. They can be held and manipulated in rhythmic patterns as a relaxation tool. There are different ways to use worry beads. Some people hold the beads and allow the beads to fall and hit the larger bead. Once all the beads are on one end, they flip the beads and allow them to fall to the other side.

One method of using the beads is called the loud method. Hold some of the beads and the largest bead in your palm with the cord placed between the index and middle fingers. Allow the rest of the beads to fall on the other side of the fingers holding the cord of worry beads. Then, flip the beads that are outside the hand over the top of the index finger so that they hit the beads held in the palm of the hand. Flip the moving beads outside the hand again and repeat.

Some people simply hold the beads in their palm and roll the beads together. This creates a soft sound similar to clicking. Others consider using worry beads a skill and practice manipulating and swinging the beads in a pattern. They practice to improve the speed at which they can move the beads. However the Greek worry beads are used, they can be a helpful tool to distract the mind from stress and worry.


There will be some color difference between the real items and the pictures because of the brightness, contrast and resolution or other factors. Thus, the color difference is inevitable to some extent.

Note: After the order has been placed, your piece will ship out within 48 hours, unless it is being freshly made. Your item will be securely packaged andpresented in a lovely Gift Box. Should you have any questions about this item please feel free to email us.

Your item will be shipped via registered mail with tracking number.

Obsidian Snowflake Gemstone Greek Komboloi Worry Beads

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