The path to greatness is never easy. There will always be obstacles, trials, bumps in the road, crises that threaten to derail your dreams. But stay the course! Be patient and persist, and you will overcome. This wooden choker bead is engraved with the Latin phrase “per aspera ad astra”, which translates as “through difficulties to the stars.” It is strung on a comfortable, adjustable cotton cord. Available in white or brown.