Little is known about any historical myths and folklore related to this stone. There are a few goddesses some associate with this stone. One is Latona, Roman Goddess of Light & Motherhood. The other is Angerona, Roman Goddess of Silence & Secrets.
In modern times, many people have become enamored with this crystal and has determined it has special meanings and uses. Melody, the beloved author of Love Is in the Earth, says “The Herkimer Diamond is known as an 'attunement' stone”. It can be used to attune with another person, environment, or activity.”
Some say if two people are to be separated they can hold two Herkimer Diamonds between them for a short time with the intent of staying connected to one another through distance and time. Each should keep one for themselves. It is said that it will strengthen their bonds, comfort them and give a sense of still being together. It is also said to be able to forge a telepathic bond with each other. Perhaps this is why choosing Herkimer Diamonds for engagement rings is trending?
Herkimer Diamonds are a powerful Feng Shui crystal. Hang one in a window and let it bring the energy and light of the Sun into the room to disperse negativity.
Due to the high vibrational energy and power related to Herkimer Diamonds one should gradually acclimate oneself to it. The size truly does not matter with this crystal. A small point is an extremely powerful ally. Herkimers are great partners for dream work, visions, astral travel, meditation, intuition, clairvoyance and creativity.
Melody in Love Is In The Earth relates “The Herkimer Diamond is quite useful for dispersal of toxins which have accumulated in the body and for rebuilding the cellular structure. It has been used to correct imbalances in RNA/DNA and in the metabolic rate.” Judy Hall, author of The Crystal Bible, says “Herkimer with Citrine is an excellent antidote to fatigue caused by negative energies."