Afgan lohar, the traditional pick/ axe / dagger of the Banochie tribe from the Khayber pass area. Each men in the tribe makes and decorates a lohar. Lohar can be one piece or folding. This specific example has a 5 ½ inch blade and a 7 inch haft decorated with inlaid brass and white metal wires. The handle is hard wood with a steel collar. Total length is 13 inches, late 19th century. http://www.oriental-arms.com/
African sword of the Teke people. The TEKE people live in Gabon and in Congo Brazzaville. It has a finely hammered blade 14 inches long with flared and pierced tip. Wood handle bound with steek strip and brass conical pommel.