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  Apache Tears Good Luck Stone Legend

About 75 Apaches and the US Calvary squared off against each other in battle on a mountain overlooking what is now Superior, Arizona in the 1870's. Rather than face defeat, the outnumbered Apache warriors rode their horses off the mountain to their deaths. The families of the warriors cried when they learned of the tragedy. Their tears turned into stone upon hitting the ground. Today these beautiful translucent gemstones are known as Apache Tears Good Luck Stones.

"To give a friend or loved one an Apache Tears Good Luck Stone is to give them GOOD LUCK to carry with them forever."

          To us it's just a stone, but to the Ancient Ones it's a frozen tear, lost in the sands of time.  Giving one to a friend unlocks their tears and allows GOOD LUCK to flow, as it frees their spirit from Mother Earth!

About Apache Tears Good Luck Stones

Since Superior, Arizona is located in the foothills of Apache Leap Mountain, one of the town's special attractions is Apache Tears Good Luck Stones..... This semi-precious gemstone is a Merikanite Obsidian, nature's glass in rounded shapes from pea size to softball size. Found only near Superior, Arizona USA, its smoky brown hue is semi-transparent when polished and held up to light. It is the ONLY obsidian nodule that can truly be called an Apache Tears Good Luck Stone!

apache tears - World's Largest Apache Tear
World's Largest Apache Tears Good Luck
on display in Superior. Arizona!

Apache Leap Mountain

Apache Leap Mountain at sunset

Photo by Eldred Reaney

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