Apache Tears are known as powerful stones that provide psychic protection. They are used as a powerful tools to cleanse your auric field of negativity. They are known to be powerful stones to heal you, if you are feeling grief and emotional distress. They aid in the release of grief and sadness.
The story told of 75 Apache men who were caught off guard in an attack by white men. Most of the men were shot and killed and the ones who were not leaped off a cliff side so that their deaths could not be credited to the white soldiers. The tears of the grieving women and children who had lost their husbands and fathers as well as the warriors of their tribe were preserved in the Obsidian. The Apaches had cried enough tears for everyone so carrying the stones would bring comfort to anyone grieving.