This knife is a whopping 9.75 inches in length and 4.25 inches of this is the blade. The blade is made from stainless steel with a drop point blade that comes extremely sharp. The handle has wood mounts with an ebony finish. The golden bolsters and frame are also stainless steel. Now here comes the important part, the lever opening mechanism and lock; fold it backwards and press the release. Just watch that baby fly. Push the lever upwards to lock the blade. Included is a nylon sheath with belt loop Overall Length: 9.75 Inches.