Obsidian is formed as lava from volcanic eruptions cools within the earth. The speed at which it cools prevents crystallization and the rock forms as solid volcanic glass.
Obsidian helps those who are sensitive against depression. It is a the stone of the soft hearted and gentle people of the world. Use obsidian to help block negativity of any kind. As a black gemstone, it symbolizes self control and resilience. Black stones have protective energies in the sense that black is the absence of light, and therefore, can be used to create invisibility.
The symbolic meanings of 'fish' throughout Chinese tradition are endless. The identical sound of the words 'fish' (yú) 鱼 and the word 余 (yú), meaning 'extra', 'surplus'. ‘余’means surplus, remainder, extra or leftovers hence this saying is wish that one will always have slightly more than what he needs and will never experience shortage in financial matters, but also in other aspects, such as health, friendship, etc.