Archives for April 2008

Pyrite: April’s Stone of the Month

Pyrite (Fool’s Gold)Our stone of the month for April is, appropriately, “Fool’s Gold” or Pyrite. Pyrite is a conductor and energizer, and as such is terrific when you are looking to tap into the power of the universe, either in a solo or group endeavor.

Key Words for Pyrite

Prosperity, protection, stability, grounding, intellect, logic, creativity, communication, optimism, mental stability, memory, psychic development, latent talents.

Pyrite’s Metaphysical Properties

Pyrite is associated with the 3rd Chakra – “Manipura” in Sanskrit, meaning “lustrous gem.” Located in the area of the solar plexus, navel and digestive system. It is the seat of the intellect and associated with power, self-esteem and vitality.

Astrologically, Pyrite is a Leo stone; as such it helps one feel good about yourself and with others. It boosts self esteem and confidence to the point of making one comfortable even with one’s eccentricities.

Used as a talisman, Pyrite helps match frequencies with other people. It draws supportive people to you and helps you to feel comfortable with them.

Pyrite is also a powerful protection stone. It reflects negative energy of all kinds on all levels and creates a positive energy field. It is particularly effective against physical dangers. Pyrites ability to protect and its prosperity generating properties make it an excellent talisman to anyone with a dangerous profession.

Overall, Pyrite is a fiery, masculine stone. It supports the intellect, logic, analysis, creativity, cleverness, and mental stability. It is said to connect [Read more…]