Apache Tear is a gentle form of Black Obsidian, known to relieve grief, sadness, and helping to accept forgiveness from yourself and others. It offers comfort and support in times of loss and grievance, allowing one to heal from both new wounds and long held grievances. It allows negative energy and emotions to be released helping to bring balance back to ones emotional state, relieving fear, panic, anxiety and shock. Apache Tear provides one with an understanding of the loss of a loved one. It allows room for hope and creates the ability to look toward the future with a more positive state of mind and ability to deal with change.