Herkimer Diamonds in a Range of Colors The natural color for a Herkimer diamond, without impurities, is clear.
The Best Site on the Internet for Herkimer Diamond Information - A Collaborative Project.
The information, and photography, on this website is copyright protected by W. David Hoisington, Ph. D. unless another author/photographer is cited.
Welcome to the New Herkimer Diamond Story!
Return often and follow this developing story. Refresh your browser (right click) to see new changes made weekly.
The most common colors due to impurities fall along a spectrum ranging from tinted clear, to white, to champagne, smoky and black. The black color is due to hydrocarbon inclusions, discussed further on the inclusion page.