Dagger with an Emerald Hilt, 1747 (Topkapi Palace Museum)

Emerald handle Dagger with an Emerald Hilt, 1747 (Topkapi Palace Museum)

Topkapi Emerald Dagger. Treasury, Topkapi Palace Museum, Turkey. Dagger is set with three large Colombian emeralds. Its a long dagger at 35 centimeters, given as a gift from the Shah Nadir to the Sultan Mahmud I of Turkey. Another large emerald covers a watch hidden in the base. The emeralds are surrounded by diamonds and gold.

Three large emeralds and Topkapi dagger encrusted with diamonds, gold treasure in treasure - Istanbul

Sultan Abdulmajeed the 1st - Ottoman Empire

Sultan Abdulmajeed the - Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Empire stamp - Scott 421 - with portrait, elaborate frames, and palace in Turkey (Istanbul)

Ottoman Empire stamp - Scott 421 - with portrait, elaborate frames, and palace in Turkey (Istanbul)

Website: Suleyman the Magnificent Facts. Information about Suleyman the Magnificent and what he did.

Suleyman the Magnificent ruled as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire during the according to the history books written by his European victims, Suleyman's magnificence was manifested only by virtue of his being a warrior.

Yavuz Sultan Selim

Fresh from his controversial (and possibly rigged) referendum victory, it appears Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may now view himself as the chosen successor of a revived Ottoman empire, the Sultan of a new Islamic caliphate.

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