Smoky Quartz has a history of being used in spell works, shamanistic rituals and North American tribal ceremonies to enhance stability and protection.
Smoky Quartz is known as a Stone of Power. In Wicca and also to Druids, it is sacred and signifies the dark power of Earth gods and goddesses. In other cultures, it is believed that it guided souls to the afterlife, the stone was used in shamanistic rituals and tribal ceremonies, and was utilized in magic and scrying to connect with spirits of the lower worlds.
Smoky Quartz’s power lies in its ability to protect and ground the person physically and spiritually, and ability to absorb and transmute significant amounts of negative energy and release it into the Earth to be neutralized naturally.
In crystal healing layouts to activate and purify the Base or Root Chakra. It also balance and direct the energy of the upper chakras to the Base Chakra.
The Base, or Root Chakra, is located at the base of the spine and controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement. It is the foundation of physical and spiritual energy for the body.
Smoky Quartz is also a great stone for grounding in crystal healing and in grids. Relates to element of Earth in Chinese Metaphysics because of it grounding effects and root chakra, it resonate with Northeast and Southwest direction, as well as the heavenly doctor (天醫). An inexpensive stone to add into the collection.