UNESCO protected cultural heritage

In recognition of its high cultural value for "preserving fragile knowledge and skills inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendents", in 2010 the 500-year-old Gunmaking Craft in Ferlach was added to the UNESCO List of “Intangible Cultural Heritage”.

Ferlach gunmakers´ guilt flag (1890), with Saint Gregorius – patron of gunmakers – and pistol on the bottom end. The flag used to be carried on official events (festivities, processions) by the guilt. Gunmaker´s museum, Ferlach, Austria.