Friday, June 14, 2019

Smoky Quartz Healing and Metaphysical Properties

Smoky quartz point
Smoky Lemurian quartz point


Virtually All You Need to Know About Smoky Quartz


Smoky quartz is for the most part relative to the base chakra; but it can have inclusions and other quartz stone properties that may affect other chakras as well (read on to know more about which inclusions etc). Additional properties a such, will most commonly affect the sacral and solar plexus chakras. When worn, smoky quartz serves not only to guard one against negative energies, but also to protect against psychic attack. As well it's an effective grounding stone, which is invaluable to those working on spiritual growth and those in the metaphysical arts. Smoky quartz is most commonly grey or brown. Some pieces are nearly clear.

In most cases smoky quartz is a naturally produced stone. In instances though, quartzes of other colors are irradiated or even baked, to become smoky quartz. When shopping for it you may at times see a stone that is grey with a yellowish or greenish undertone, called smoky citrine quartz. It will serve you to know that in fact it's plain citrine quartz. Citrine quartz can have any of a wide array of colors, based upon yellow, yellow-green, amber, or orangey yellow. Sometimes it is primarily grey or significantly greyish; hence its title may include the word smoky.

Smoky citrine quartz
Smoky citrine quartz point

Though it's not true smoky quartz, when gray it is understood to have the properties of both smoky quartz and citrine. Citrine's energies are sunny, bright, and strong, and support awareness; such properties augment the properties of smoky quartz in a practical way. With a yellow based undertone, smoky quartz is an ideal stone for applications in healing work.

Sidenote: The purpose of a seller referring to a stone as smoky citrine is not to mislead, but is dualfold. For one, it makes a less bright citrine better salable (i.e., to those looking for something that looks and acts like smoky quartz). This is prudent, as those looking for a citrine piece would not have interest in it due to its hue. Secondly, the stone's properties include all of those attributed to smoky quartz (and a few more), so it's in fact effectively titled that way, to help the right people find the right stone.

There are other types of smoky quartz too, for example they can be morion (black), or skeletal, they may contain rutile, or have spessartine garnets punctuating the exterior, and can even be smoky nirvana. Both skeletal and nirvana smoky quartz are higher than typical vibration for this stone, and as such are even more especially suited to those in the shamanic arts. Morion quartz, aka black quartz or black Tibetan quartz, has all of the properties of smoky quartz, but more concentratedly so. Hence when working magick that requires smoky quartz, when power is required over subtlety, go with morion quartz.

At times you will also find smoky amethyst, which is a great boon in working with habitual behaviours and also in dreamwork; additionally it will help one get a good night's sleep.

Concerning EMF radiations from computers and other appliances and technologies; smoky quartz helps alleviate them somewhat. Additionally, when detoxing, smoky quartz can be used in conjunction with other suitable stones, which may include selenite and or black tourmaline.

Smoky quartz works in a cyclic manner; it reaps stale energies and negativity from the surrounding environment then deposits said toxicity into the earth for recycling. The earth transforms the energies to a rightful state. This energy dynamic repeats ad infinitum. The energy flow is what keeps the stone cleansed; so when the energy flow stops an unknown factor is introduced. Does the remaining energy within the stone remain right there where it was, or does it move into the ground? As there is no way to tell for sure, periodic cleansing is recommended.

In magick, smoky quartz is an effective tool in hex breaking, magick reversal, protection magick, energy conversion magick, banishing, void magick, and baneful magick reversal. In the case of banishing, hex breaking, and void magick, its power can be is further augmented by crabgrass and or asafoetida. Furthermore, despite that many believe it to be wrong to adjust the will of another on any level, for those who don't buy into that, smoky quartz supports magick done to adjust a person's perspective; and then can be used in conjunction with selenite (to upgrade a perspective), or black tourmaline (to release an old viewpoint).

When a person is feeling down or out of sorts, this stone can be worn to alleviate that feeling and bring them back to centered, and will allow them to feel at peace again. Or, when a person who spends a significant amount of time around negative people they can't circumstantially move away from or ill people; again, this should be a stone of choice. Another thing is, some people are prone to saving those who are down and out. A stone like this helps keep the Samaritan's energies protected. Furthermore, animal rescuers and rescued animals would do well to wear this stone.

Smoky quartz is found globally, but the most significant mines are found in Brazil, Madagascar, Mozambique, Australia, Switzerland, and Scotland; and in the United States, in Colorado and New Hampshire.

By the way, there's often smoky quartz and morion quartz in my store, Rox 4 the Soul, on Etsy. Feel free to check it out.

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