Kershaw Black Chive Plain Edge Knife can be used easily by both left and right handed people. Its compact size of 3 inches when closed makes it a perfect item to carry in pockets. The 420HC stainless steel high-carbon blade makes it a tough knife. The Tungsten DLC coated blade could easily take misuse, mistreat and abuse without the fear of breaking. High-tech coatings enhance its look, making it beautiful to look at. The safety tip top ensures the safety as the blade would stay inside unless released by the user. The Frame Lock keeps the blade in locked position after opening. The overall size of the knife when closed is 2 7/8 " and it weighs: 1.9 oz.