The Benchmade 557 Mini Griptilian AXIS Lock Knife Tanto Plain Satin Edge features textured Black Handle Scales (which are very strong and very lightweight). Double 410 stainless liners add strength to the knife handle. The tanto blade is CPM-S30V stainless with satin finish. 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). Features ambidextrous dual thumb-stud.