The Statue of Liberty is a gift of French citizens to the centenary of the American Revolution, the symbol of freedom and democracy. The goddess of liberty dressed in Roman dress, holding a torch in her right hand and a tablet in the left. The inscription on the tablet, written in Roman numerals, reads: “July 4, 1776” – the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. “Freedom” stands with one foot on the broken shackles of tyranny.
The torch is the attribute of the Enlightenment.
The seven rays on the crown of the statue symbolize the seven seas and the continents.
The Stars and Stripes is the official symbol of the United States.
George Washington explained the design of the flag as follows: “We took the stars from heaven, the red is the color of our native land, the white stripes dividing it means that we have separated from her, and these white stripes will go down in history as a symbol of freedom.”
A dog tag is a badge of a soldier with the information about its wearer, obligatory to wear in the majority of the armies. For the dog’s age the main purpose of the dog tag was to get rid of the notion “the Unknown Warrior” and to help in the first aid.
Today dog tags are used not only by soldiers. They are very popular as trendy accessory in “military” style, as various trinkets, adornments, mascots, amulets.
In its form a dog tag is a rectangular plate with rounded ends, with ribbed stiffener along the perimeter and pierced at the top for the cord, ring or chain.
The reverse side of the tag is supposed to put on engraving with personal information, memorial dates, verses, congratulations and other texts of your own choice.
The dog tag is supplied in complete with two strong ball chains – 23 5/8 inch and 2 7/16 inch, for the purpose of wearing it on the neck as an amulet or using it as a trinket for the bunch of keys, different fasteners on the clothes, purse, handbag, pouch, messenger bag and so on.