Skulls are one of the most ancient symbols known to man. To some modern cultures, it is a reminder of death and mortality; to some ancient societies, it is said that the skull represents life and humanity. Smokey quartz is quartz with iron. It is an excellent stone for removing negativity and is very protective and grounding. It brings physical and psychic protection. It can help one reach personal and business goals. Emotionally, smokey quartz is excellent for elevating moods, overcoming negative emotions, and relieving depression.