By Ashley Leavy - Love & Light School (listen to podcast also via this link)
A Crystal Message about the Healing Properties of Herkimer Diamond: “Open your Third Eye to see clearly for the first time. Mental clarity creates space for new thoughts, ideas, and beliefs. You are a spiritual being free from worry, doubt, and fear.”
- Facilitates astral travel
- Promotes lucid dreaming
- Allows access to your dream consciousness while you’re in a waking state
- Creates mental clarity
- Energizes the physical body
- Amplifies energy and intention
- Balances and aligns the chakras
- Helps spiritual people feel connected to their physical, earthly bodies
- Aids grounding and centering after intense spiritual work, meditation, etc.
Associated Chakras: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th)
Zodiac Signs: Libra, Scorpio
Companion Flowers: Baby’s Breath
Companion Essential Oil: White Sandalwood
Common Origins: Found only in Herkimer County, New York, USA
Notes: Herkimer Diamonds are a variety of Quartz that often contain inclusions of Golden oil droplets. They are typically found in a gray, stony matrix rock. When used with its companion stone, Moldavite, they enhance each other’s properties.
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Cathy Douglas, from my new age shop Mimosa Books & Gifts, had this to share:
Crystal Lore: Herkimer diamonds are actually a special formation of quartz — tiny double-terminated crystals with exceptional clarity and brightness. They form in masses of dolostone, hidden in little cavities called “vugs.” Workmen in Herkimer County, New York, discovered them more than two centuries ago, while cutting through rock in the Mohawk River Valley. But even before that, Native Americans and European settlers found the stones and prized them for their amazing clarity. Many people who come across these tiny gems just naturally seem to feel their specialness. Some say Herkimer diamonds hold and transmit only the purest energy — so much so that they will vibrate if someone near them tells a lie. The purity of Herkimer diamonds can be helpful for people who need to stand up for their rights, or have the courage to do the right thing in a difficult situation.