This different-looking necklace presents a vibrant brown gem of the quartz variety. Smoky quartz is typically faceted to highlight its features, and often has a smoky hue.
Smoky quartz is said to be a protective stone that helps in grounding and anchoring.
In Scotland, Smoky quartz is known as “Caringorm”. This is the region where it was originally found and was widely used in Celtic jewellery.
Smoky quartz is found in Brazil, Australia, Madagascar, Spain, the USA and Switzerland. Smoky quartz gems weighing as much as 300 kilograms have been found in Brazil.
It is a hard and durable stone measuring 14 on the Avant Jewellery Durability scale, so much higher than our minimum recommended score of 11.
Details: Round Smoky Quartz and white gold pendant measuring 8mm with your choice of a 40cm or 45cm 9ct white gold chain.