St. Nickolas is dressed in Episcopal clothes, where an amice (shoulder strap) is a characteristic detail. It is a long wide strip of cloth decorated with crosses; it lies on the bishop’s shoulders with one end lowing on the breast, and the other – on the back. The right hand is raised in the world-blessing gesture, in the left hand, in front of the breast, he holds the Gospel – as a sign of bringing Christ’s teaching. The thumb and the ring finger make a circle, and other fingers are lifted up. The circle symbolizes the eternity, and the prolonged fingers represent the image of Christ’s name in Greek inscription.
The bottom of the tag is decorated with traditional ornament and a legend in Slavic letters: “SAINT NICKOLAS THE WONDERWORKER”.
St. Nickolas the Wonderworker is a saint honourable worldwide and among all religions. He made a lot of miracles inter vivos. By his prayers the famine was averted, the drowning and confining men were saved. St. Nickolas is glorified as a peacemaker deliverer from vain death.
He is famous as the protector of defamed and innocently judged. St. Nickolas the Wonderworker is considered a patron of sailors and travelers, and also a protecdtor of pupils and children in general.
A dog tag is a badge of a military person with the information about its holder, obligatory to wear in the majority of the armies. Donkey’s years the main purpose of the dog tag was to get rid of the notion “the Unknown Warrior” and help in aiding.
Today the army badges are used not only by the militaries. They are very popular as trendy accessory in “military” style, as various trinkets, adornments, mascots, amulets.
In form a badge is a rectangular plate with round ends, with ribbed stiffener along the perimeter and pierced at the top for the cord, ring or chain.
The reverse side of the badge is supposed to put on engraving with personal information, memorial dates, verses, congratulations and other texts of your own choice.
The dog tag is done completed with two strong ball chains – 23 5/8 inch and 2 7/16 inch, for the purpose to wear it on the neck as an amulet or to use it as a trinket for the bunch of keys, different fasteners on the clothes, purses and so on.