Hand cut sterling silver discs with gold vermeil moon phase and 14k gold fill hooks
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Valentina Tereshkova (born 6 March 1937) is a retired Russian cosmonaut, engineer, and politician. She was the first woman in space during the Vostok 6 mission on 16 June 1963. She has since orbited Earth 48 times, and is the only woman to have completed a solo space mission. Valentina was a prominent member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and continued to hold various political offices in post-Soviet Russia. In 2013, she was offered a trip to Mars if the opportunity arose, and she accepted even if the trip was one-way.