Pyrite is so much more than its nickname "Fool's Gold". This stone can provide some serious energy and it's all about putting your will into action. When held in the hand, the weight of Pyrite is solid; it gives one the feeling of "you CAN do this!". The folklore of Pyrite is also tied to prosperity; it still remains a very popular stone in money spells to this day. Pyrite is also a very protective stone for both the emotional and physical bodies. In short, Pyrite is a stone of protection and empowerment. Pyrite is also great for creative blocks, and its fire energy seems to help draw out our inner creativity as opposed to our inner critic. With all the playful joy and creativity associated with this stone, it's a natural choice for the astrological sign of Leo. Pyrite corresponds with the Solar Plexus chakra to help bust up blocks between the higher and lower self; let your creative dreams flow into reality.