Foolish Necklace Silver

We might look foolish, when we start doubting what is regarded as common sense. But sometimes being foolish is great wisdom in disguise.


In the early 17th century, when it was commonly believed that the moon was translucent and perfect sphere, an “eternal pearl to magnificently ascend into the heavenly empyrian” as put forth by Dante, Galileo used his artistic training and knowledge of light contrast to interpret the patterns of light and shadow on the moon as lunar mountains and craters.


Galileo’s new interpretation was regarded as “foolish” when it didn’t fit into the common belief at that time. But it was his “foolishness” that unveiled the authentic look of the moon that we know today.


The crescent necklace was handmade by Italian sculptor to carve the rough topographical feature of the moon. Sometimes, beauty doesn’t exist in perfection, but in authenticity. When you chase after your own belief in a “foolish” manner, your authenticity shines like the stunning crescent over the sky.


Materials: Sterling silver 925. Handmade by sculptor in Prato, Italy.

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Foolish Necklace Silver

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