This Kalashnikov knife has a black coated AUS-8 stainless steel blade. The comfortable handle is black finished aluminum with molded finger grips and jimping where the handle and blade meet. The design is thin, elegant and comfortable. The action of this knife is first rate and comparable to that of the Boker Magnum series. As with other Kalashnikov knives, this one comes with a pocket clip for easy tip-up carry.