Smoky Quartz Meanings
Grounding, transmutation of negative energy, practicality, organisation, manifestation of one’s dreams and inspirations
Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn
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Smoky Quartz Crystal Healing Properties
Smoky Quartz is one of the most powerful grounding and clearing stones available. It cleanses and clears the aura and energetic systems, grounding it for reprocessing by the Earth. This crystal can be used to counter the negative effects of radiation and electromagnetic fields. This crystal is also believed to help one to be more organised. By becoming more grounded with the help of this stone, organisation may come more naturally as well as practicality and developing a clearer sense of your dreams and inspirations. This crystal helps to bring us back down to Earth and allow ourselves to feel centred with a clear mind.
History and Uses
Smoky Quartz ranges in colour from pale tan to chocolate brown to grey and black. The dark black opaque variety is also referred to as Morion and Scottish Smoky Quartz is called Cairngorm. It was cut into flat plates in 12th Century China and fabricated in such a way for them to be used as sunglasses.
This crystal is a member of the quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 7. Its colour varies from pale tan to deep chocolate, and is caused by natural irradiation. It is commonly found in Brazil, Australia, Madagascar, Switzerland and the USA.
Connecting to the powerful energy of the earth allows me to be centred and focused.
Smoky Quartz FAQ's
Smokey Quartz is a wonderful crystal to help bring us back down to Earth. Its primary properties of grounding are believed to help us not get lost in our thoughts and to help us stay present. As such, it can be helpful in alleviating stress and worry through breaking negative thought patterns.
Align your chakras by using crystals. Smoky Quartz is good for the base chakra and will often be the starting point if you are doing a crystal body layout. This crystal is a wonderful grounding tool and will help you stay connected to your body and the Earth.
You can wear Smoky Quartz every day, however, everyone is different. Try to wear this crystal by itself, not combining the energy with other crystals and see how it feels over an extended period of time. If you find that the energy is a bit too intense, either try cleansing your crystal and starting again or take breaks from wearing it. If you are wanting the benefits without wearing it all the time, try meditating with your crystal in order to receive its energy.