6cm Smoky Quartz Crystal Point (Morion Quartz)
This 6cm Smoky Quartz crystal is a splendid example of this beautiful, iconic crystal. It has the colour of a mysterious wisp of smoke, with superb clarity and colour.
Smoky Quartz is a clear quartz stone, its colour can be anything from a subtle brown or grey, to almost black. This is a crystal with a long association with the Celts, and also the Druids. They regard Smoky Quartz as sacred. In Scotland Smoky Quartz is often referred to as ‘Morion‘. A semi-precious stone found in the Cairngorm Mountains. This is the national stone of Scotland. The morion is a stone used in kilt pins and often seen set into the handle of the ceremonial dirk. In the past, the superstitious would place a Smoky Quartz crystal by the entrance to a house. This was to prevent drifting spirits from entering. The ancient Egyptians and Romans also regarded this as an important stone.
Metaphysically, this stone is a superb antidote to stress. Smoky Quartz, has a strong protective energy. A stone to help dispel guilt, fear and also anger. This is a stone that can calm masculine energy, and assist communication difficulties. This is a powerful stone and one used extensively for crystal healing, shamanic rituals and also meditation.