"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor." ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
To us, this quote addresses the inevitable hardships that we face in life and how enduring them and learning from them gives us skills to weather the next storm that comes our way. A smooth sea can be helpful for initial training in basics and concepts, but how well lessons were learned are truly proven when push comes to shove.
This pendant is meant to serve as a reminder to learn and grow through the difficulties of life, and its pleasant weight against your chest will provide a constant nudge to live out this ideal.
The dog tag shape is a nod to the dog tags that our military wear and all of the hardships that they face and endure.