This black blade is spring assisted and is beautiful without any frills or fuss. The stainless steel blade is just a little more than three inches long and three mm thick. When it is closed, admire the light brown Bubinga wood handle that is not quite five inches long. Bubinga wood is a hard type of wood that is popular for how easy it is to carve. Use the included pocket clip to prevent this awesome knife from being lost when you aren't using it for your latest project.