Herkimer Diamond – (Crown Chakra) – (Zodiac of Sagittarius)
The Herkimer Diamond is a crystal that I quickly fell in love with! Its small, graceful and clean shape provide so much healing energy and support. I have a collection of Herkimer Diamond jewelry because I really enjoy keeping its energy close. Much like Clear Quartz, this crystal amplifies energies and is a powerful tool with other gemstones. Find out the Herkimer Diamond spiritual properties and how you can benefit from their supportive and healing blessings!
Science of Herkimer Diamonds
The Herkimer Diamond is named for the location is was discovered: Herkimer, New York. They are also not really diamonds, but very compact, double-terminated Quartz crystals. They form in a host stone called dolostone. These stones are a joy for rock hunters to search for and collect. There are many sites available for hunting along New York State Routes 28 and 29 near Middleville, New York.
Historical Significance of Herkimer Diamonds
Early Native American Mohawk Indians prized Herkimer Diamonds as a spiritual stone. They were used for Native rituals, amulets, and were valuable to trade.
Metaphysical Attributes of Herkimer Diamonds
Herkimer Diamonds are an incredibly powerful tool to awaken intuition and psychic abilities. The most effective of the Herkimer Diamond spiritual properties is its ability to help us attune with the Spiritual, connect with the Universe and Divine, and enable us to trust our Inner Wisdom. These crystal helps to focus and deepen our meditation experiences. They allow us to easily access external information and utilize it in daily life. These are excellent tools for spiritual teachers, spiritual students, mediums, tarot readers, and anyone who accesses intuitive information on a regular basis. Meditate and sleep with Herkimer Diamonds to clear, cleanse, and activate your Chakra system to enable an open connection with Spiritual knowledge. These are also excellent for Dream Work.
These small crystals aid us in accessing and remembering past life information. They help you identify past life blockages and baggage that may be blocking your spiritual progress. It helps you release and dissolve karmic residue and completed contracts. Herkimers also help you identify past life attachments that may be affecting your physical health in your current life! These crystal also help you discover your true life path in this physical incarnation. It clears away barriers in your way to achieve your Highest Good.
Herkimer Diamonds can also connect people energetically when they are apart. If you have a friend, spouse, or significant other that will be away for a length of time, these crystals will help you feel connected and are said to enable a form of telepathy between two people. Purchase two Herkimer Diamonds and wear or carry them when you are together. This is a means of programming the Quartz crystals to your personal energies and the frequency you emit when together. Then each keep one crystal after you are parted to keep your bond strong while you are apart.
Physical Healing Benefits of Herkimer Diamonds
The physical healing benefits of Herkimer Diamond are said to be electromagnetic and radioactive filtering. Grid these around your home or desk to shield against EMF and electronic pollution. Wear with your if you are going to be around alot of electronics, X-ray, or MRI equipment. Very useful in airports after you go through security devices and as you are surrounded by all the electronics in the building.
Herkimer Diamond Mantra Practice
Sit in a seated meditation position, holding the Herkimer Diamond in your less dominant hand to receive its energy. Really feel the support of the cushion or floor beneath you. You are grounded and supported by the Earth’s energies. Imagine a bright white light shining brightly from your Crown Chakra (the very top of your skull). This brilliant light rains down on your and cleanses your entire body. Repeat this mantra, “I am Open. I am Willing. I am ready to Connect deeply with the source of Divine and Universal knowledge.”
Herkimer Diamond Resources:
- “The Book of Stones, Revised Edition: Who They Are and What They Teach”, By Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian
- “The Crystal Bible: A Definitive Guide to Crystals,” by Judy Hall.
- “Crystals for Healing: The Complete Reference Guide With Over 200 Remedies for Mind, Heart & Soul,” by Karen Frazier
- “Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised Fifth Edition,” by Walter Schumann
- “Healing Crystals and Gemstones: From Amethyst to Zircon,” by Dr. Flora Pescheck-Bohmer & Gisela Schrieber.
- “Love is in the Earth: A Kaliedoscope of Crystals,” by Melody
- “Herkimer Diamonds: Doubly terminated quartz crystals named for Herkimer County, New York” by: Hobart M. King