The pyramid shaped stone is a 3 dimensional shape where the outer surfaces are triangular and converge at a point. A gemstone pyramid has 4 faces. The square pyramid, with a square base and four triangular outer surfaces, is a common version. For thousands of years, the largest structures on earth were pyramids.
The belief that God created the universe according to a geometric plan has ancient origins. The term "sacred geometry" is used by archaeologists, anthropologists, and geometricians to encompass the religious, philosohical, and spiritual beliefs that have sprung up around geometry in various cultures throughout history. It is the belief that every natural pattern of growth or movement conforms inevitably to one or more geometric shapes. In fact, even today Sacred Geometry is used by almost all religious groups when building churches, temples, mosques, etc.
Pyramids have long held our interest and a belief in their metaphysical powers. Besides the famous pyramids of Egypt, pyramid shaped structures are found all over the world. In many ancient cultures they were used as burial places. Pyramids in Mexico were often used as places of human sacrifice.
Plato believed the pyramid represented fire because of its sharpness and simplicity. To the Ancient Greeks and in the modern metaphysical world the pyramid connects with the element of fire, therefore it can purify your energy field and remove all your fears. The pyramid shape symbolizes manifestation, willpower, courage, passion and self-definition.
Metaphysical healers believe simply placing a gemstone pyramid in a room can remove dark, and negative energy and replace it with positive, healthy energy. It is believed that stone pyramids amplify energy and intention.