Apache Tears are the translucent variety of Black Obsidian. They are made of volcanic glass. ... This is why Apache Tears will often protect the wearer from grief and sorrow. The Tears will absorb the grief and release old hurts, and lifting the spirit. They allow you to forgive others without being bitter.
When working with healing and this powerful stone it can be useful to use it to enter deeply into trauma and then put it away to rest and self care.
STORY OF THE APACHE TEARS