The handle has a titanium finish to match the blade and is made from stainless steel. The tribal design is just wicked cool. The handle is double walled with a steel frame. The bite handle features a safety latch for locking the blade open and closed. This tanto blade is Damascus steel made from 1095/15N20 Alloy Steel but come on !....the finish is just exquisite. There are 176 Blade layers that have been tempered at around 54 to 55. The blade is double pinned and comes sharp. This knife looks good in the box but feels great in the hand.Overall Length: 8.75 Inches.