Benedik Juraj

Manufacturer
ÚĽUV master
ÚĽUV master

Benedik Juraj

Craft
production of Valachian shepherds' coats, spindle whorls, sticks
Producer's activities
shepherd craft
Material
metal, wood
Place of work
Veľká Lúka, Banská Bystrica region
More about producer
He was born in 1902 in Veľká Lúka, where he lived his whole life. For many years, he worked as a laborer on the railway and also farmed. He actively started producing in 1919. He began making axes for ÚĽUV in 1955 in collaboration with Peter Krnáč, who crafted the metal axe heads for him. Later, he added shepherds' flutes,...
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