Sword Of Abu Bakr Al Siddiq
The sword of Abu Bakr, the first caliph and his companion during the Migration of the last prophet Prophet Muhammad (S.A.V).
Sword is a special copy of the sword that is exhibited exclusively in the Topkapı Palace Museum.
Dimensions: Length: 98,5 Centimeters
Weight: 850 grams
Material Used: Black leather, gold, carbon steel
Applied Technique: Scraping, metal carving (openwork – hole work)
Pattern / Pattern Used: Single thread rumi, claw, geometric, dragon head figure
The handle covered with black leather on the tree is slightly inclined to the side. On the head of the handle, the handle hilt, which prevents the handle from slipping from the hand, is gold-plated. There is a rope hole on the hill to attach the sword to the wrist or to hang it somewhere.
The handle top is golden and the flat bald is made of iron. The base is plain, both mouths are sharp, the tip is sharp and it has two narrow blood grooves.
In the center of the golden gilded bald, there is a paw motif worked with scraping and metal carving (openwork – hole) technique in jewelery. The border between the paw motifs on both sides of the paw motif, extending to the guard arms, with a single thread Greek motif
There is a large single thread rumi motif placed inside it. The guard arms are curved towards the base of the sword, and the dragon head figure in the shape of a snake head, which has been worked with perfect craftsmanship, symbolizes the power of the Ottoman Empire.