This magnificent scimitar was originally a Persian court sword commisioned by Abbas the Great, a Shah of Persia (1571 - 1629). It is embellished with 1295 diamonds and 50 karats of rubies (made up of 31 rubies), as well as three pounds of gold on the hilt and scabbard, topped by a 10 karat emerald on the hilt!
circa 1600 A.D.
Source: Withers, H., & Withers, H. (2011). Presentation Swords. In The illustrated directory of swords & sabres: A visual encyclopedia of 400 edged weapons, including swords, sabres, pikes, bills, spears, polearms and lances (1st ed., p. 234). Wigston, Leicestershire, [England: Southwater.]