How To Cleanse Smoky Quartz

How To Cleanse Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz is a well-known stone of cleansing. This gray crystal is also known to emit a strong healing energy.

Getting the most out of your Smoky Quartz's properties requires knowing how and when to cleanse it.

Should You Cleanse Smoky Quartz?

Cleansing your crystals regularly can help remove any negative energy or blockages that may prevent your stone from working at its full capacity.

Smoky Quartz is known to emit powerful energy and is specifically valued for its cleansing and purification properties.

Smoky Quartz is thought to bring about calming energy in those who wear it. Your Smoky Quartz will not function at its best unless thoroughly cleansed. You'll be squandering its great energies and wasting its potential.

In addition, your Smoky Quartz crystal may start to lose its potency over time. A good cleanse will help bring back its original energy.

Some also believe that without cleansing, it can lead to negative effects such as: Losing your Smoky Quartz stone, and even your Smoky Quartz breaking or shattering.

Finally, cleansing your Smoky Quartz will also help purify your own energy, especially if you keep the stone nearby or wear it in jewelry.

Now that you know why it's important to cleanse your Smoky Quartz, let's explore some ways to do it.

How To Cleanse Smoky Quartz

There are several ways to cleanse your Smoky Quartz, and we'll discuss the most popular methods below:

  • in water
  • in salt
  • with sage or incense
  • in sunlight
  • in moonlight

Cleansing With Water

Running water is one of the most popular methods of cleansing Smoky Quartz crystals.

All you need is a bowl of water and your Smoky Quartz crystal. Hold the crystal under running water for a few minutes. While the crystal is submerged in water, visualize the feelings of purification flowing freely around you.

Cleansing With Salt

Another way to cleanse your Smoky Quartz crystal is with salt. Combine equal parts salt and warm water, then mix until the salt has nearly dissolved. Submerge your crystal into the salt water for a few minutes, then wipe dry. This will help unlock the stone's energy potential.

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Cleansing With Sage Or Incense

To purify your Smoky Quartz with sage, simply hold it in one hand and pass sage smoke over it with the other.

Focus your thoughts on purifying the stone of any negative energy it may be harboring as you perform this action. This will aid in releasing excess energy.

Incense could also be used to cleanse Smoky Quartz. Start by lighting the tip of your incense stick until it begins to smolder. Then, for a few moments, pass the smoke over the crystal to purge it of any negative energy. Open a window to allow bad energy to escape and fresh air to enter while you're performing this task.

Cleansing With Sunlight

Most stones, including Smoky Quartz, benefit greatly from sunshine cleansing. Place your stone in direct sunshine for a few hours to cleanse it. Make sure you don't keep it out for too long, however, because it may fade your stone.

Cleansing With Moonlight

Moonlight purification is another prevalent and effective method. Leave your Smoky Quartz outside or by a window overnight. Allow the moon to cleanse your crystal and restore its cleansing energy.

Cleansing Smoky Quartz Jewelry

The methods previously discussed are useful for cleansing raw stones, but cleansing your Smoky Quartz jewelry requires a more delicate touch.

How To Cleanse A Smoky Quartz Bracelet

We do not advocate burning sage or incense in close proximity to bracelets, since the smoke could be too powerful and damage the wire.

In addition, if the wire of your Smoky Quartz bracelet becomes moist, it can rust and decay.

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We recommend using sunlight or the moonlight to gently cleanse your Smoky Quartz bracelets. You can just expose the bracelet to sunlight or the moonlight for a few hours.

How To Cleanse A Smoky Quartz Necklace

Cleansing a Smoky Quartz necklace is quite similar to cleansing a Smoky Quartz bracelet.

Avoid getting the necklace wet and keep it away from sage or incense smoke. Instead, opt for sunshine or moonlight cleanses to get the job done. You can also place your necklace in a waterless salt bath or a rice bath.


Cleansing your Smoky Quartz crystals and jewelry is a fantastic way to keep them receptive to energies of Cleansing and purification.

Now that you know how to cleanse your Smoky Quartz, you can keep them in top shape so they can continue to work their magic in your life!