Lava Rock beads are literally made from cooled down molten rock (Basalt, an igneous rock).. When a volcano erupts, red hot molten rock spills out of the volcano and flows away as lava until it becomes cool, solid, porous and black. Lava Rock is a grounding stone it is known for grounding, One that can balance the emotions and bring about calmness and strength. It’s believed to help keep tempers in check and also help its wearer to work through problems in a logical way. It may strengthen one’s connection to Mother Earth. It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change. It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to “bounce back”. A calming stone, it is very useful in dissipating anger.