Jiří Halámek: Biče (Whips)

ÚĽUV, Bratislava 2013
ISBN 978-80-89639-04-5
Price: 4,00 €


The book provides the reader with a brief history and detailed characteristics in methods of whip and pastoral whip creation. Cattle whips (Pastoral) were created mainly by their sole users- Slovakian Pastors. The origins of the cattle whip came from many different regions of Slovakia; therefore they differ considerably in their composition and decoration of handles. The differences come from methods of braiding the whip and can be found in the motifs used in decorating the handle. The publication enables the reader to explore many methods of braiding and styles of decoration and introduces the use of many components and materials.