Smokey quartz has an unusual brownish hue that lives up to its name: it really does look like it has been infused with smoke. At a time of year when we begin to think of bonfires and cuddling up with something more cozy after months of summer heat, this gemstone is a perfect pick for fall.
Quartz is the most common mineral that’s found on the surface of the earth, but only a fraction of it is smokey quartz. The color of smoky quartz comes from free silicon within the gem and is a result of natural irradiation. It offers a subtle but mysterious appeal that generates both curiosity and admiration. Smokey quartz is an ideal gemstone when the weather turns cooler and its versatile good looks coordinate well with a range of fall colors and styles.
Apples of Gold carries a variety of pieces that feature smokey quartz, allowing you to customize your look for the season with rings, pendants and earrings that fit your sense of style. Whether you choose one of our picks below or another piece from Apples of Gold’s collection, you’re sure to find at least one new fall favorite.
The 1.75 Carat Oval Cut Smokey Quartz & Diamond Ring in 14K White Goldis a fantastic introduction to smokey quartz, with its classic styling. This ring showcases the unique beauty of this stone while accenting it with four diamonds in look that you’ll love just as much as decade or two from now as you do today.
If you’re searching for a gift this fall that shows your affection, consider a smokey quartz style! The Heart-Shaped Smokey Quartz and Diamond Earrings would make a lovely gift for any special someone. A single smokey quartz, cut into the shape of a heart, adorns each earring, accented with a single diamond. Or, show someone you love that they rule your heart with the Crown Heart Smokey Quartz and Diamond Pendant. This unique, crown-shaped 10K white gold pendant features a 1 carat smokey quartz, set within a graceful heart design. Three diamonds accent this pendant, which includes an 18” chain, making it ready to give the moment you receive it.
While the look of smoky quartz is muted and mysterious, the designs that feature it don’t have to be timid! For example, the 7 Carat Emerald Cut Smoky Quartz Ring is a bold, modern look that’s sure to draw admiring attention. Although it’s accented by two dozen diamonds, the large smokey quartz is undeniably the star of this ring.
Sterling silver smokey quartz jewelry provides affordable options to add richness and beauty to your fall ensembles. If you’d like a look that celebrates the dark, slightly shadowy sparkle of smokey quartz, you can’t miss the Smoky Quartz and Black Diamond Royal Pendant in .925 Sterling Silver. A sizeable oval-shaped smokey quartz (almost 4 carats!) is surrounded by a scalloped frame of black diamonds. This look is deeply-colored, elegant and timeless.
Smokey quartz jewelry crafted in 10K white gold also offers significant savings, while allowing you to indulge in wearing a precious metal. For instance, the 2.50 Carat Cushion-Cut Smokey Quartz and Diamond Earrings surround two cushion-cut smokey quartz stones with dozens of diamonds that frame the center gems and encrust the bale, creating a look that’s dripping with sophistication.
This fall, as the kids are back in school, why not get some hands-on schooling in a mysteriously beautiful gemstone? Smokey quartz jewelry is the perfect pick for any fall day and will continue to intrigue all who see it all season long.