Herkimer Diamond is a variety of quartz crystal found in and around Herkimer, New York, USA. The crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). This stone is harder than most other quartz varieties, and may be because Herkimer diamonds are formed in a hard rock matrix. Herkimer diamonds are named because of their form; they are short, small, stubby double-terminated shapes with glossy surfaces that resemble diamonds. Herkimer diamond can be clear or included. The inclusions are often black carbon deposits. Some Herkimer diamonds can be smoky rather than colourless, and larger stones frequently exhibit a layered effect. Enhydro inclusions of water can be found in some of these stones.
A Crystal for harmony and attunement, Herkimer diamonds allow for attunement between the user and other people or places. Because of this they would be good stones for bringing harmony to the home or other environment that is suffering from disruptive influences between people.
You might even want to try placing Herkimer diamonds in the house when a new pet is brought home and you're concerned it won't get along with the other animals of the household.
Reiki practitioners may find this aspect of Herkimer diamond useful during the attunement process with their students. Teachers of any subject may also consider keeping a Herkimer diamond with them to facilitate their students being on the same wavelength as them.
Herkimer diamonds improve your ability to endure rigorous physical activity. This stone provides you with plenty of vivacious energy. Herkimer diamonds assist in general healing by increasing the amount of energy the body can utilize. This stone is excellent for supporting the eyes and eyesight. Herkimer diamonds can assist the physical body in purifying and cleansing.
Herkimer diamonds help you understand why you feel a particular way. This stone uncovers and reveals the little pockets of stored memories that have been buried. With a herkimer diamond you can begin healing these memories and release them to make room for positive energy and new experiences. A herkimer diamond will help illuminate and clear the emotional body. This stone can assist in the removal of energetic cords, arrows or patterns from the emotional body.
Herkimer diamond assists in retaining information. As you study, read or research, keep this stone nearby with the intention that you will be able to recall information you have acquired exactly when you need it. Herkimer diamond also helps sharpen your focus and mental ability, it also awakens your desire to learn new things.
Herkimer diamond enhances lucid dreaming, shamanic journeywork and vision seeking. It heightens your consciousness and awareness. Use this stone to improve your spiritual sight and clairvoyance. Herkimer diamond assists in all dream work, astral travel, time travel, dimensional shifting and other explorations into expanded reality. This is an excellent stone for creating and maintaining dimensional doorways, healing grids and vortex grids.