Astraeus, the “starry one” is the god of the stars and twilight, that magical moment at dusk when the stars and planets emerge. Ad astra is the Latin word for stars and constellations. Stars have long been symbols of dreams, magic and mysteries. They are one of the earliest symbols for guidance, and enlightenment, the light to lead you thru the dark. Thru out time, people of all traditions around the world have looked up to the stars for guidance and prayer, to send their wishes to realms above in hopes that there is someone listening. - per aspera ad astra- only through hardship can one reach the stars.... May this star pendant be a place to hold your hopes and dreams and be a little light of guidance in your everyday...
Hand crafted in sterling silver, each pendant is hand engraved using traditional Florentine techniques then, oxidized with a patina and polished to bring out the details and give it an ancient feel to it. Pendant measures 2.3cm wide by 2.5 cm high. Hangs from a sterling silver chain adorned with a beautiful little engraved clasp. Please choose your preferred length from the drop down menu at time of purchase.
Can be engraved with the phrase - per aspera ad astra- or personalized with a short phrase, names or dates on the back of the pendant. Max 30 characters, which can be spread out in 4 lines.
This is handcrafted just for you which means each one may vary slightly from the photo, making each one truly unique. That’s the true beauty of handmade!