This jewel features a Tara face hand carved from Obsidian. Set in 22kt gold vermiel bezel with sterling silver band, sterling silver or 22kt gold vermiel.
Obsidian is a naturally created glass. It is formed from volcanic lava which cooled too quickly for significant crystallization to occur.
Obsidian is an excellent stone simply to have around to absorb and transform negative energies into positive. It will vibrate calmness and security, and stabilize the energies of all persons within it's reach.
Tara (Sanskrit, "star") is a Buddhist savior-goddess especially popular in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia. In Tibet, where Tara is the most important deity, her name is Sgrol-ma, meaning "she who saves."