Weapons have a sacred meaning in terms of being a tool to realize the conquest in the Islamic world, and were kept with great care; They are usually written for protection purposes or decorated with fine workmanship. It is seen that the protective writings on the weapons were widely used.
The magnificence of gold inlaid metalwork, inscriptions, floral and geometric ornaments seen on halberds during the Ottoman period enabled them to be described as both weapons and works of art.
Vekil Teber, in the Topkapı Palace Sultan Weapons Collection. It was designed inspired by a silver and gilded halberd of the century. There is an inscription (ni’mel vekil) on a talismanic shirt exhibited in Topkapı Palace. This phrase is an excerpt from the phrase “Hasbunallahu ve ni’mel vekil” (Allah is enough for us, he is a beautiful representative).
Vekil Teber is made of hand made glass, and all the relief patterns on it are handcrafted and decorated using 24 carat gold gilding.
Its production is limited to 2,000 pieces.