Everyone around you will be in awe when you pull out this blade that is more than twelve inches from top to bottom. The black blade is seven inches of powerful stainless steel. The saw back blade guarantees that if you can't slice something up, you can saw it open. The handle is rubber coated with a desert nylon color and even has an included lanyard cord. The nylon sheath means that you won't cut yourself when you are pulling this knife out of your go bag.