Smoky Quartz gets its colour through natural and artificial means. In natural settings, radiation emitted from surrounding rock activates the colour centers around the aluminum impurities in the crystal. Alternatively, Quartz crystals are irradiated in a laboratory to create various shades of brown. Although this is not often done since natural Smoky Quartz is abundant in nature and is relatively inexpensive.
The dark colour of Smoky Quartz is associated with eliminating negative or unwanted energies. It is used to cleanse and purify the root chakra and solar plexus. As a grounding stone, it awakens one’s environmental consciousness and rekindles connection with Mother Nature.
Combine the energy of smoky quartz with the symbol of the cat to produce a wonderful aura. Add this to a collection, as a piece to wear, or craft into jewelry
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