Brown gemstones are gaining in popularity and smoky quartz is an affordable choice. A smoky quartz ring goes well with autumn colors and evening wear. Do you know someone who loves brown? A pair of smoky quartz earrings is a unique and interesting gift for that special someone or for yourself. Yellow gold brings out the bronze and golden colors inside a smoky quartz pendant. White gold will highlight the brown and grey tones of the gem. Either way, you can't go wrong.