Smoky quartz was known to the Druids as a “Stone of Power”. It was integral in ceremonies and rites of magick as the stone was known to be a guide for souls to the afterlife. Throughout history smoky quartz has reigned as a respected and honored stone in magick and is often referred to as a “Shaman Stone” because of its use in scrying, divination, rituals and ceremonies of spiritual contact. Smoky quartz is a natural protective force in the spirit world; barring evil entities from entry into this world. It guards against psychic attacks, stress, negative energy and plaguing forces that haunt you. In ancient times smoky quartz was believed to hold smoke of Dragon’s fire which was believed to be a cure-all for supernatural ailments.
Smoky quartz is a clear and brown gemstone with a smoky appearance in the crystal. It is also known as irradiated quartz.