Absolutely each detail of the flag has its individual value. The cross in the center of the flag, called the Cross of St. George, is a symbol of England, for St. George is the patron saint of hers. White oblique cross, known as the Cross of St. Andrew, represents Scotland, on the flag of which there also appears a white cross, but on a blue cloth. So it moved to the flag of Great Britain. With time, the blue color was replaced by azure. The diagonal red cross, called the Cross of St. Patrick, symbolizes Ireland and is located on top of the white diagonal cross.
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.