Smoky Quartz is the light greyish brown to nearly black version of Quartz. It is found all over the world, but the best specimens have come from New England (USA), Africa, and Australia.
Smoky Quartz is a grounding stone believed to help with moving on from difficult or painful experiences. It helps to let go of the past so we can move on toward a better future. Because of its darker color, Smoky Quartz is great for removing negative or unwanted energy. It is also associated with the ancient Greek goddess Hecate, and is the national gem of Scotland.