Smokey Quartz is one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones. A superb antidote to stress, this protective stone relieves fear, lifts depression, and brings emotional calmness. Smokey Quartz promotes positive thought, assists tolerating difficult times and gently neutralizes the negative vibrations. When used during meditation it raises spiritual vibrations. Smokey Quartz blocks geopathic stress, absorbs electromagnetic smog and assists elimination and detoxification on all levels. Alleviating suicidal tendencies, Smokey Quartz aids in the acceptance of the physical body and sexual nature, enhancing virility – cleansing the base chakra so passion can flow naturally. This crystal alleviates nightmares and manifests dreams.
Smokey Quartz promotes positive, pragmatic though and can be used in scrying to give clear insight and to neutralize fear of failure. Dissolving contradictions, it also promotes concentration and alleviates communication difficulties. Smokey Quartz facilitates moving between alpha and beta states of mind and helps clear the mind for meditation.
The Egyptians used smokey quartz to make beads, scarab figures, and jewelry.
The Sumerians cut and engraved smokey quartz (and other quartzites) to make cylinder and ring seals.
The Romans used smokey quartz to make seals.
In China, it was used to make medicine bottles.
Smokey quartz is associated with the base (or root) chakra.
If you are born with your moon in Virgo, Smokey quartz will help you to accept your physical body and sexual nature, allowing passion to flow smoothly.
If you are born with your moon in Scorpio, smokey quartz promotes emotional detoxification and elimination, allowing you to discard anything that no longer serves you. It will fortify your resolve and strength to help you overcome difficult times.
If you are born with your ascendant in Scorpio, smokey quartz gives you the courage to tread into the unknown. It will encourage you to be less manipulative and provide insight into how to heal yourself and others.
Smokey Quartz is an excellent stone for those going through radiation or chemo treatments. However, make certain the stone is naturally formed smokey quartz and not an artificially treated stone. Those that are artificially treated are usually very black in color and nontransparent.
Healing: Smokey Quartz is particularly effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips, and legs. Relieving pain, it is especially beneficial to those who suffer from headaches. Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Smokey Quartz at Crystal Life
All of our stones are hand-selected by Crystal Life President, Atala Toy. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life, they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.
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