PROPERTIES: This beautiful stone takes its name from Pyrites lithos (Greek), “stone which strikes fire,” in allusion to the sparking produced when iron is struck by a lump of Pyrite.
Pyrite only allows the positive and infuses you with a “Just do it” attitude. It gives energy to ideas and brings them into the physical reality. It gives you the confidence to author your own life. It balances masculine energy and increases sexual vitality.
Thanks to its clarity and light, it helps with decision making and action taking. Held or placed over the kidneys enhances detoxification. Also known as Fool’s Gold.