What Is A Herkimer Diamond?

A Herkimer diamond is a unique gem, but don’t let the name fool you. This stone is actually a quartz, not a diamond. Then why is “diamond” part of its name? That is because this special quartz is naturally grown with eighteen facets and two points and is as sparkling clear like a diamond. Double terminated is its unique property, meaning it has two faces, giving the illusion that it is a diamond. Why Herkimer? Because this quartz was originally found in Herkimer county, New York.

This gem meant a lot to this gal and wanted to set this stone in a ring. She is quite petite so she wanted a minimalistic look with some detailing. It needed to be extra comfortable and for the ring not to shift too much. This gem has a hardness of 7.5, suitable for a ring, necklace or earrings to wear daily.

The final look. A thin European shank band with scroll detailed engraving. The stone is nested by the two point ends.

The clearness and shape of the stone is its own beauty making it truly a one-of-a- kind.

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