'Per Aspera Ad Astra' Necklace According to Greek Mythology, Apollo was the god of light and sun. Daphne, the mythical nymph, had captured his heart and he created an evergreen laurel wreath in her honour. Its everlasting leaves are a tribute to eternity and glory. They symbolize dedication, accomplishment and harmonious living. Aiming for the stars , despite all challenges is the motto reflected in the Per Aspera ad Astra Collection.