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Herkimer Diamonds



The Herkimer Diamond is dazzling in a thousand ways. These precious light-filled gems have been around for millions of years. It’s believed they were first formed close to 500 million years ago within the shallows of a seabed. Buried beneath layers of sediments, it’s believed they were formed by the meeting of pyrite, silicon dioxide, dolomite, and calcite. These diamonds would have been formed in pockets of bedrock where the small quartz crystals bloomed to life.

While these stones are as old as time and there are rumors of them being used by Ancient Romans and the Mayans, they were only rediscovered in the 18th century when stone was being cut in the Mohawk River Valley in Herkimer County. These gemstones of attunement became popular with the People of the Flint who lived in the east in what today would be known as New York, USA.


Herkimer Diamonds are all about big vibrations and this is what earns the gem the name ‘the stone of attunement’. Not only do these high vibrations work to clear out blockages, guide you in the right direction, and help you find a home in your body, but they also raise your spiritual awareness. From nurturing visions to tapping into clairvoyant capabilities, here are all the benefits of bringing the healing energy of the Herkimer Diamond into your life

The stone plays a crucial role in keeping all the negative energies away from you to ensure nothing halts the process of spiritual growth. It allows you to strike the right balance between your spiritual, physical, and emotional needs.

We often feel anger, resentment, and jealousy, which can throw us off the healing process; these things are reflected through the tension in our bodies. The Herkimer diamond will give you a sense of serenity and offer you more peace than ever to tackle such situations.


Physical Healing:

Like all healing crystals, the Herkimer Diamond will get to work on your body, mind and soul. When it comes to physical health, the high frequency of this stone can help sort cellular disorders and imbalances in the body. This diamond amplifies and speeds up healing, helping the body to eliminate toxins, and encouraging healing circulation. From migraines to motion sickness, the Herkimer helps you to get back on track. Herkimer alleviates tension in the outer and physical bodies, and helps to re-align the energy structure. It also releases tensions and rigidities of body tissues, allowing for memory recall in these areas to help facilitate healing. Herkimer is also supportive of the eyes and is useful in eyesight correction or healing.


Emotional Healing:

These amazing ascension stones brim with emotional healing energy. Being a gem committed to ideas of balance, spiritual leaping, and self-actualization, the Herkimer Diamond helps to clear the body and the mind of any repressed fears, toxic thoughts, and negative feelings. It invites you to find your sense of serenity and to sink into that so that in your relaxed state you can learn to let go and to draw in the energy you need. As a stone of clear clarity, it also helps you to see clearly and to better understand your motives and direction. Herkimers encourage the concept of beginning again in this lifetime, clearing the body-mind system of unconscious fears and repressions, and allowing for total relaxation and expansion of the Life energy.


Metaphysical Properties:

The spiritual world is where the Herkimer Diamond truly shines. This glorious amplifier gem connects to the crown chakra, the third eye, and the heart chakra but can be used with all chakras too. It helps to remove blockages, clears out stagnant negative energy, assists with astral traveling and helps to connect you to your spirit guides. It also taps into clairaudient abilities inviting you to lean into past life information and glimpse the pathways that will be set before you. This ethereal stone is connected to the divine. Because of their high vibrational frequency, Herkimer Diamonds may stimulate clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities, and may assist in prescience or telepathic communication. They are extremely useful for vivid dreams and dream recall.


Cleansing and Charging:

To cleanse your Herkimer Diamond using running water, simply hold the crystal under a running tap for a few minutes. You can also place the the crystal in a bowl of water overnight.You can also cleanse your crystals using sage smoke or incense. Hold the crystal in the smoke for a few minutes, or place it on a dish and allow the smoke to surround it.

Once you have cleansed your crystal, it is important to charge it with positive energy. One of the best ways to do this is to place it in direct sunlight for a few hours. You can also use a crystal singing bowl or another type of sound healing tool to charge your crystals. Simply hold the crystal in front of the bowl and allow the sound waves to wash over it. Another way to charge your Herkimer Diamond for manifestation is to bury it in the ground overnight. This helps to connect the crystal with the Earth’s energy, which is incredibly grounding and healing.


Herkimer Diamond is a Seeker Transformer crystal. Seekers contain the crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind to find a way to new horizons and new capabilities. They’re pointers, directors, and compasses, the fresh start crystals. These are talismans of the scientist, the adventurer, the hunter, the wanderer, and the explorer. They’re also crystals of the student and the researcher.

Transformer crystals enhance efforts to change our situations, prospects, health, outlook, or relationships. By transforming ourselves, we transform our lives. We learn to dance, speak a new language, grow stronger, or become better spouses or children. Seeker crystals with the earth power of the Transformer are excellent talismans to aid our efforts to grow, develop new capabilities, and change our lives.


The Herkimer Diamond is a delight. For those who adore gemstones that call on the healing powers of light, clarity, connection, and higher consciousness - you couldn’t ask for a better brighter high than this ethereal healing crystal.

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