Semi-precious gemstones have been used for centuries in healing, energy production and spiritual growth. The stones can be used to heal the mind, body and spirit in a variety of ways. Whatever the need, there is a stone that resonates with the energy to overcome almost any obstacle.
Smoky quartz is a brown to black variety of quartz. Like other quartz gems, it is a silicon dioxide crystal. The smoky color results from free silicon, formed from the silicon dioxide by natural irradiation.