Apache Tears are a type of Black Obsidian that carry properties of obsidian but have more gentle energy. They are made of volcanic glass. They’re strong stones for grounding and protection as well as removing negative energy. They’re helpful for healing grief and trauma. Apache Tears have calm and soothing energy which is useful for people with anxieties and depression. They are powerful stones to use for psychic protection. Apache Tears stimulate self acceptance, emotional stability and spiritual awareness. They protect against hostility, negativity and spiritual entities that do not belong. Apache Tears will strengthen the blood and the immune system and will help with the pain associated with arthritis and other joint discomfort.