The Benchmade 553S Griptilian Tanto AXIS Lock Knife Satin Serrated features textured glass fill Noryl GTX color valox handles (which are very strong and very lightweight). Double 410 stainless liners add strength to the knife handle. The blade is Satin 154CM stainless drop point style partially serrated. The pocket clip can be reversed for right or left handed people. The AXIS lock system makes the knife easy to open and easy to close it operates identically for right and left handers.