The Stone of Balance
Smoky Quartz is known as a Stone of Power. To the ancient Druids, it was sacred and signified the potent power of Earth gods and goddesses. Smoky Quartz is the national gem of Scotland, a country with the longest historical association with the stone. The Celts, who began colonizing the British Isles around 300 B.C., mined the brownish-gray Quartz in the Scottish Highlands. Smoky Quartz is believed to help to ground and connect you to the Earth, allowing you remain balanced. It emits a high level of energy that absorb and deflect negative energy. It is worn for emotional support and helps to dissolve anger and resentment as well.