The icon of the Blessed Virgin of Kazan is one of the most honourable icons in Russia. It is hung above the cots, it is used to bless just married. To the image of the Kazan Blessed Virgin they pray whebever different illnesses and ailments occur.
According to the legend, the icon was painted inter vivos the Blessed Virgin on the board of the table, where Jesus Christ ate with his Mother and Josef. The God’s grace, displayed in different miracles, appear wherever the Kazan icon constantly stays.
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.