The Benchmade Mini Griptilian 557BK Tanto AXIS Lock Knife Black Plain Edge features strong and lightweight black handle scales with textured surfaces for grip. The double 410 stainless liners add strength to the knife handle. The tanto blade is 154-CM stainless steel with a BK-1 black finish, plain edge and ambidextrous dual thumb studs. 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.