grounding | calm | protection
SIGNS: capricorn, scorpio
MINERAL FAMILY: quartz
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: trigonal
COLOUR: translucent light brown to almost black
AFFIRMATION: “I connect to the energy of the earth and bathe myself in the grounding, protective energy it has to share with me.”
BEST FOR: Grounding and ridding your body of negative thoughts + energy
ORIGINS: Brazil, Madagascar, Scotland, Russia, USA
COMPANION STONES: for grounding – hematite, for anxiety – lepidolite, for nightmares or protection – black tourmaline
When darkness strikes, protective Smokey Quartz can soak up that negativity like a super absorbent Chux Super Wipe before it takes root in your psyche. If you regularly struggle with depression, anxiety or jealousy, wearing a piece of Smokey Quartz can be a powerful way to stop those toxic energies from overwhelming you.
Combining the attributes of both transparent stones and black stones, Smokey Quartz links us to the highest realms of being and amplifies the truth of everything around it. If Smokey Quartz has found its way into your life, it could be a sign that it's time to open your heart and let in the light and positivity. The truth can set you free and Smoky Quartz is your annoying GPS lady leading the way.
Because of its killer cleansing and detoxing effects, this master healer is often used to amplify the energy of any stones surrounding it, which creates a synergy of soothing vibes, the spiritual Band-Aid to your painful emotional wounds. Looking for a quick midday pick-me-up? Hold a Smokey Quartz crystal in each hand and feel the calming waves of its healing and balancing properties infusing your mind and body with its powerful spiritual nutrition. Who needs a kale smoothie when you’ve got Smokey Quartz?
Cheaper than therapy and a sustainable alternative to antidepressants*, Smokey Quartz is a grounding stone known for its ability to help you move on from painful memories. When you meditate with this stone, it guides you to a higher state of being, a place where you can let go of the past leaving you better, not bitter.
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