Apache Tears stones are said to bring good luck to those possessing them. The purpose of this gemstone is to bring to light that which is hidden from the conscious mind. It dissolves suppressed negative patterns and purifies them. The Apache Tears are also said to balance the emotional nature and protect one from being taken advantage of. It can be carried as an amulet to stimulate success in business endeavors. Meditation with Apache Tears can open the floodgates of grief, allowing cleansing and release of feelings. Excellent talismans of protection from negative forces.