Obstacles excite me... 'obstacle excite mon ardeur'. I rise to every challenge I thrive on overcoming. 'life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and devouring the journey." This pendant was cast from an antique wax seal stamp from the 1800's. These were used to seal letters and correspondence and come in a huge variety of designs, mottos, sentiments, heraldry and proverbs... This seal features the image of a horse leaping a fence. The text states in French 'l'obstacle excite mon ardeur'. This translates to 'Obstacles excite me. Or 'I love obstacles'. This seal is perfect for reminding us that anything worthwhile is never easy and in life there will always be obstacles to overcome. It represents a person who face and overcomes challenges. Some one who thrives and enjoys lifes challenges. 'My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me' Jane Austen. Size. ... This pendant measures 12.8 mm. This is approximate however as each on is made individually by hand. Options....... Please choose from the drop down menu how you would like your charm: on it's own, with a chain of various lengths.