To customize: Choose a date, word, or the name of a person in your life that will inspire and remind you of your choice to start 2024 with intentionality and identity. This necklace will be a symbol of your choice to be resilient and spring back to a growth mindset as you endure life's challenges. A single line can be stamped on the back of the pendant, up to 8 characters (including spaces, no special characters).
Hand-casted in the USA, this double sided wax seal pendant features the Latin words PER ASPERA AD ASTRA with a star or MEMENTO MORI with a skull on the front. On the back, the Latin word RESILIR and a phoenix in flight frame your custom phrase.
PER ASPERA AD ASTRA means "Through hardship, to the stars." This phrase recognizes the truth that in your attempts to achieve great things, you will have to pass through some rocky times on your way to your goals and is meant to inspire perseverance.
MEMENTO MORI means "Remember you will die." This is not a morbid message, but instead a positive reminder to make the most of every moment you are given, to recognize the opportunity in every day we wake up and keep breathing.
The Latin word for "resilience" is resilientia. This term is derived from the verb "resilire," which means to spring back or rebound. We paired this word with the phoenix since we feel the mythical reincarnate bird captures the essence of resilience as the ability to recover from difficulties and challenges. To be resilient, we must view challenges as catalysts that can inspire our personal development and growth.
"Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become." ~James Clear