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Pyrite Crystals


During the 1500’s and 1600’s, pyrite was used in firearms to create a spark when the weapon was fired. People developed an appreciation for pyrite in jewellery in the 1800’s.
Pyrite crystals were most often faceted, put in silver settings and called marcasite. Pyrite was used in lithium batteries and radio receivers during the 20th century. Pyrite meaning has a lot to do with its original use as a mirror. It is an enhancer crystal which means it helps enhance our focus in all aspects of life. It reflects truth and reality that is often hidden from us. We often perceive people and situations inaccurately because of our own experiences or preconceived notions. This applies to our perceptions of ourselves, the way we see others and how we perceive a situation or relationship. Two often-used phrases that are highly applicable to pyrite meaning are: “Looks can be deceiving” and “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Pyrite looks like something it isn’t and helps us see things more clearly.
North American Indians revered pyrite crystals for their incredible powers. They used pyrite medicinally, for divination and to impart magical power while reciting incantations. The pyrite crystals were often carved into amulets and worn as jewellery.
Pyrite is a very strong, masculine crystal that contains both Earth and Fire elements. It imparts masculinity, strength, sharp focus, virility and a desire for action. Pyrite is a stone of determination and persistence. It is also a very protective crystal that naturally pulls energy from the earth to strengthen one’s aura against negative energies. When worn by women, it fortifies confidence and raises self-esteem.
This protective mineral stone helps one see what needs to be done, in keeping with pyrite meaning, and imparts the strength and confidence to complete a task. It is a wonderful workplace crystal. It will alleviate fatigue, enhance clarity and give workers a determined focus.
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