• Burning Sage (Smudging) is a spiritual ritual practiced by Native Americans for centuries to rid one's self, or one's space, of negative energy.
  • A 2016 research project for the University of Mississippi established that sage is rich in compounds that activate certain receptors in the brain. These receptors are responsible for elevating mood levels and reducing stress.
  • Most types of sage have antimicrobial properties. This means they keep infectious bacteria, viruses, and fungi at bay. *Smudging with sage IS NOT a substitute for common sense practices, such as thorough hand washing!


  • Smoky Mountain Relic Room offers a 30 return policy with proof of purchase.


    -Limited Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee-

    The Smoky Mountain Relic Room stands behind the items we sell with a limited lifetime guarantee. We will exchange any item for store credit if the item sold is found by a certified authenticator not to be the authentic artifact, fossil, meteorite, or mineral that we advertised it as being. A letter, specific to the artifact, fossil, meteorite, or mineral in question, from a certified authenticator (in the business under the occupation-specific to the item in question), must be brought in with the item for the return to be acceptable. This guarantee is for the lifetime of the initial purchaser only. See the Relic Room Manager, downstairs inside Smoky Mountain Knife Works, for more information. Original receipt required for exchanges.

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