Herkimer Diamonds (Quartz)
- Alternative Names: Nil
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Primary
- Mineral Class: Oxide, quartz group
- Colour: Clear and can have either black or golden/yellow inclusions
- Rarity: Rare
- Location Found: Herkimer State NY US. Other similar styles and vibration stones have come out of Brazil and Pakistan over recent years.
- Hardness Mohs: 7 to 8
- Forms: Double-ended Points, cut/carved and in Jewelry
- Birthstone: April (Modern Birthstone)
- Astrological Zodiac Sign: Aries and Sagittarius
- Numerological Number: 3
- Element: Storm
- Affirmation: I am perfect and radiate pure light.
Herkimer Diamond Mythology History – Herkimer Diamonds were first found at Herkimer, New York USA and they get their name due to the location. Herkimer Crystals are not real diamonds but are a variety of double terminated quartz that are typically short and fat with a very high sparkle to them.
Herkimer Diamond Metaphysical Healing Properties: Herkimer Diamonds are known as an ascension stone as they have a very high vibrational level which allows you to move into the highest possible vibration while still being in your own body. As Herkimer Diamonds are a Clear Quartz they are a very powerful amplifier of other stones. Due to the higher vibration of these stones, they can help you to connect with higher realms including your guides and masters. Herkimer Diamonds help you to move on and release any blockages that you have on a deeper level. They are a fantastic aid in mediation that are specifically for astral projection. Affirmation: I am perfect and radiate pure light.
Question: Do you actively work toward manifesting the things you want in your life?
Chakra – Third Eye, Crown and Soul Star Chakra
Herkimer Diamond is a Liquid Crystals Stone and represents ‘Oneness’
Herkimer Diamond Physical Healing – Master healer, immune system, brings balance to the whole person, aligns the subtle bodies.
Herkimer Diamond Applications suggested uses:
- Program a Herkimer Diamond by either doing positive affirmations or meditating your intent on it. This is particularly effective when working with clusters as they will send out the programmed vibration in all directions that the crystals point.
- Program your Herkimer Diamond to send out the healing energy that you need it to, then keep it on or around you all the time.
- Herkimer Diamonds vibration works wonderfully with Moldavite and Libyan Desert Glass.
- Meditate or heal within a circle of Herkimer Diamond will amplify the vibration
- Jewellery made from Herkimer Diamond is an extremely useful piece to have on and wear.
- Meditation while gazing into or holding a Herkimer Diamond it very powerful and can assist with connecting to high beings or astral projecting
- Using Herkimer Diamond in conjunction with other crystals in order to amplify their vibration
- Healing with Herkimer Diamond is very powerful and should be in every healer/stone owners kit of stones. This can be further fine-tuned by using the formation within the crystal as well please see here for different crystal formations.