Apache tear have many names. Other name are Obsidian drops, Obsidian pearls, Black Obsidian.
"Legend of the Apache tear"
One day a party of Apache Indians was ambushed by an enemy tribe. The Apaches fought bravely but were greatly outnumbered and driven to the top of a high bluff. Their arrows gone and unable to fight and unwilling to be taken captive, they leapt from the cliffs to their death. Their women were understandably grief-stricken and wept over the bodies. Their teardrops froze when they hit the ground to become the lovely stones we know today as "Apache tears".
Apache tears is said that whomever owns one of these stones will never cry again, for the Apache women shed enough tears already.
Astrological : Sagittarius and Scorpio
Apache tears is said to bring good luck to those possessing them. Black obsidian is a powerful Meditation stone. The purpose of this gemstone is to bring to light that which is hidden from the conscious mind.
Apache tears dissolves suppressed negative patterns and purifies them. It can create a somewhat radical behavior change as new positive attitudes replace old, negative, egocentric patterns.
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.
Someone believe apache tears can aid healing in all areas.