Herkimer Diamond Pendulum Cage Necklace
This fun necklace features genuine, Herkimer Diamonds from upstate New York. Two of these high quality crystals are trapped inside a brass cage in a long pyramid shape which has been plated black. The pendant measures 10mm in width and 1 1/2" in length. It slides around an oxidized, sterling silver, satellite chain with a length of 19". Herkimer diamond beads accent the ends of the chain near its clasp.
This form of quartz is a double terminated crystal, with two naturally faceted ends. It is a rarer form of crystal as it forms free-floating in pockets of clay, rather than on one side of a stone. This form of quartz from China is called a double terminated quartz, those found in New York, near Herkimer county are known as Herkimer diamonds. They resemble rough, natural diamonds and that is how they got their name. They tend to be highly sought-after, as those who believe in the power of crystals claim that energy can flow in both directions through a double terminated crystal, and this is what makes them ideal for healing.
Metaphysically, Herkimer diamonds are known as the "stone of attunement." It is said to assist with balance on the mental, emotional and physical levels. It can be used to clear and open any chakra. It relieves tension and thereby promotes peace of mind. It's been used for auric cleansing and dream recall. Physically, it has also been used to heal addictions and remove toxins.