What are Smoky Quartz Crystals Used For? Everything You Need to Know

What are Smoky Quartz Crystals Used For? Everything You Need to Know

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Everything you need to know about Smoky Quartz

If you need a bit of peace in your life - Smoky Quartz is the crystal for you. 


The Smoky Quartz crystal is a grounding stone, known for its ability to help you move on from difficult or painful experiences. It guides you to a place where you can let go of the past so that it makes you better, not bitter. Let the past remain in the past and move on with the help of the Smoky Quartz.

Smoky Quartz has a translucent appearance with black and brown colour tones, the pattern originating from underground natural radiation that the stone is exposed to. The stone comes in all sizes. (Note; very dark quartz may be artificially irradiated and is not transparent.) It is easily obtained and the stone is found worldwide.

Smoky Quartz Properties and Uses


Smoky Quartz is one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones. This protective stone has a strong link with the earth and the base chakras, promoting a concern for the environment and ecology. This stone is a great antidote to stress as it assists in tolerating difficult times, with its grounding spiritual energy it can neutralise negative vibrations. Smoky Quartz teaches you how to leave behind things that no longer serve you.

Smoky Quartz Crystal Bracelet | Calming Chakra Jewellery | YPOM

Smoky Quartz Crystal Bracelet | Calming Chakra Jewellery | YPOM


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This powerful stone is a super-charged variation of the extensive Quartz group of crystals, except with a powerful difference. The stone gets its striking ripples of brown from exposure to natural underground radiation from granite deposits, giving this variety of Quartz an added bonus of celestial vibrations.

Smoky Quartz is the ultimate warrior and protector; there is evidence of it being the stone that was worn by warriors in battle throughout history. This is because it keeps you grounded throughout all situations and it reminds you to stand in your power. It connects you to the ancient wisdom of the land and helps you to avoid self limiting patterns.

Smoky Quartz is believed to ease fear, and bring emotional calmness to the body. Smoky Quartz aids acceptance of the physical body and the sexual nature, enhancing virility and cleansing the base chakra so that passion can flow naturally. This crystal alleviates nightmares and helps to manifest your dreams, so keep this one tucked under your pillow. When it comes into contact with negative emotions, it gently dissolves them. Smoky Quartz promotes positive, pragmatic thought and can aid concentration, it is believed to alleviate communication difficulties. 

Smoky Quartz Collection

Smoky Quartz Collection

One of the best ways to make a connection with the healing crystal is to wear it as jewellery. 

It can be positioned anywhere, under your pillow is a good option, or wear it as a pendant. To dispel stress, place a stone in each hand and sit quietly for a few moments. Place over painful points on the body to help to try and ease the pain. Place point away from the body to draw off negative energies, point toward to energise.

Smoky Quartz Energy Keywords

Grounding, healing, guidance, amplification and vibrations

Written by Katie Bennett

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