Smoky Quartz brownish, yellowish or grey coloured type of quartz that is given its colour because of natural radiation in the Earth. Smoky quartz gets its name because of the colours in it that resemble smoke. Also known as Morion from the ...
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Smoky Quartz brownish, yellowish or grey coloured type of quartz that is given its colour because of natural radiation in the Earth. Smoky quartz gets its name because of the colours in it that resemble smoke. Also known as Morion from the Latin word mormorion meaning dark precious stone or Cairngorm because they were first found in the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland.
Physical Energy Properties: Especially useful for treating the lower body including the feet, ankles, legs, hips and lower abdomen. Also excellent for maintaining balance in the sexual organs. Assists in the absorption of minerals in the body and regenerate nerve tissue.
Emotional Energy Properties: One of the best grounding stones, smoky quartz is an excellent crystal to have in your home or to carry with you. Relieves fear, dissipates nervousness and anxiety as well as depression. Very good for emotional stress and fear of failure. Brings in more positive energy.
Chakras: Correlates with the Root chakra making it the perfect grounding stone. Also connects with the Sacral chakra and the reproductive organs.
Astrological signs: Capricorn and Sagittarius are most connected with smoky quartz.
History: Smoky quartz was a highly valued stone by the Celts of Scotland who used the crystal to decorate their weapons and jewelry for centuries. For this reason, it has been named the National Gem of Scotland and has always been a sacred stone dating back to the Druids.
Where it's found: Smoky quartz can be found in China, Germany, the United States, Brazil and Madagascar. It was originally mined in the Scottish Highlands.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Found in metamorphic and intrusive igneous rocks caused by radioactive elements. To get the vibrant colours, the quartz needs to be at temperatures of 50 below zero for a long time which is why it’s usually found at higher altitudes in the mountains. Other quartz that is darker in colour but wasn’t formed in this way but from volcanoes is not true Smoky Quartz.
How to use it: Place a small piece under your pillow or by any electronics to reduce the effects of EMFs. In meditation use quartz to ground or relax the body, emotions and the mind. Hold in front of your body with the point facing away to pull negative or painful energy out of the body.