Emotional balance. Very good for expressing and soothing emotions. Try to find undyed rose quartz. Carried by people to insure peace, fidelity, and happiness. People believed rose quartz could emit a calm and cool energy which would enable it to gently remove all negativity and allow a person to feel the loving, gentle forces of self love. People felt this stone was good to wear in a chaotic or crisis situation, and they refered to it as "the stone of gentle love" because they believed it to be able to bring peace and calm to all relationships. It was also thought to be an excellent energy for healing emotional "wounds".
Many people have carried smokey quartz because they thought it was able to gently dissolve negative energies and clear up all emotional blockages. It was also thought to emit a powerful force field which could absorb many forms of negativity... not only from within the person that carried this stone, but from outside forces as well. It was believed to be able to make a person feel personal pride and to create an overall joy in living. And has also been used by people to help regulate their creative abilities in business aspects, as well as being able to bring about the ability to make smart purchases. Some people believe that smokey quartz can solve communication problems between one another, and may have the ability to get rid of all mental and emotional blockages... which in turn opens up a person's creativity, mental perception, and learning abilities.
Why not take a look at the Ayurveda Healing Stones page