Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves. It is particularly effective for abdomen, hips and legs. Relieves headaches, back pain, eases muscular spasms. Smokey Quartz benefits the reproductive system, the heart, muscles and nerve tissue.
It is a 7 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. Smoky Quartz is the national gem of Scotland. In Celtic cultures, Smoky Quartz was sacred to the Druids. This stone represented the dark power of the Earth gods and goddesses. It was also associated with the ancient Greek goddess, Hecate, the goddess of magic.
Smoky Quartz regained popularity during the Victorian era in Britain. It was often worn in mourning jewelry in the 19th century. Mourning jewelry were decorative pieces worn by those who had suffered a loss.Darker stones, like Smoky Quartz, were a staple of these pieces that were often worn for a customary period of one to two years. Queen Victoria began this trend when she wore mourning jewelry after the death of her husband, Prince Albert.
Beautiful stone for any mineral collection, energy healing, etc. Please note that the size, shape, and coloration of stones may vary from picture. Most average about 1-1.5".
Every rock and mineral are known to have multiple properties, attributes, and uses. There is a plethora of information available both online and in books.