Handle is molded black Noryl GTX. It is a new species of knife, and represents the AXIS entry level in Benchmade style. A combination of modified sheepsfoot blade, molded handle design and the AXIS advantage team up for one of the best knife values on the market today. Made in U.S.A.Features: Material: 154CM Stainless Steel, Hardened to 58-60HRC, Length: 2.91? (7.38cm), Thickness: 0.100? (2.54mm),Open Length: 6.78? (17.21cm), Closed Length: 3.87? (9.82cm), Weight: 2.56oz (73gm),Handle: Color Valox, Double 410 Stainless Steel Liners Reversible Steel Carry-Clip, Handle Thickness: 0.51 (1.30cm), Lock Mechanism: AXIS Lock, Blade Style & Opener: Modified Sheepsfoot, Ambidextrous Oval Thumb-Hole, Class: Blue.