Kershaw Crown Micarta Handle Plain Edge Knife has satin-polished blades and bolsters on its Micarta® scales, giving a perfect gentleman's knife look. An industrial laminate, Micarta has layers of fiber rooted in a resin which is subjected to high pressure and heat making the material dense and hard. It is use both industrially and decoratively, and here it is used to make the handle. This handle has a shiny look due to its beautiful polishing. The 8Cr13MoV blade gives it immense strength. This manually opening knife also has a locking liner to keep the blade safe unless released by the user. It could be carried in a single position and through a lanyard hole in the handle, both. The overall size of the knife when closed is 4 1/4" and it weighs: 3.8 oz.