Smoky Quartz

clears negativity - highly protective - grounding - brings logic & resilience - removes fear - lifts mood - invites positive thoughts - balances yin & yang energy

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History & Origin:

Smoky Quartz is a common, yet beautiful variety of Quartz, composed of silicon dioxide. It is often transparent to translucent & exhibits a range of brown hues, from light tan to deep brown. This colouration is caused by natural irradiation from surrounding rocks & the presence of aluminum impurities within the crystal lattice. Smoky Quartz is commonly found in a variety of geologic settings, including pegmatites, hydrothermal veins, & granitic rocks. Some notable localities include Brazil, Colorado (USA), Switzerland, Russia, & Madagascar. It can also be mined in Scotland, where it is known as Cairngorm & holds the title of Scotland’s National Gem.

Metaphysical Properties:

Smoky Quartz is a beautiful deep, dark stone that holds an incredibly powerful energy. This crystal brings strength & stability, & is known for both its physically and spiritually grounding properties. Smoky Quartz can help you feel connected to the Earth & can absorb negative energy. It can shield you against emotional & environmental stress, preventing you from feeling tired, confused or drained. A perfect amulet of protection, this stone can bring feelings of safety & comfort, as well as guard against accidents & eliminate unwanted energy from your environment. Smoky Quartz can relieve bad moods, panic & worry, & can help you feel calm in chaotic or difficult situations. It releases resentment, hostility, anger & addictive behaviours. If you are feeling lost, fragile or out of sorts, this stone can bring order, purpose & power into your life.

How to use:

Keep in your car, home, near valuables or in your pocket to bring protection & shield against misfortunes. Hold in your hand to bring power, strength & ease worry & stress. Place in your home to bring grounding energy & prevent feelings of hatred, anger, chaos & confusion arising. Take a piece wherever you go to guard against external negativity & prevent psychic attacks.

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