This knife pattern embodies the traditional notions of a classy and powerful piece of cutlery. Understated elegance and handsome good looks combine in the Rosewood Dymondwood handle and nickel silver bolsters. The blade of 420HC means high carbon, which means razor sharp and good edge retention. A nail nick in the blade permit's easy opening. The lockback prevents accidental closure, keeping the hand safe while working. This is a "Slimline" knife which will lay flat in a pants pocket or slip easily into a purse, the rounded edges prevent snags and make for smooth withdrawal. The Squire comes with a black leather sheath for protective carry of the knife. This knife is satisfying to look at, use and own and will provide years of pleasure. The Squire is an excellent choice for a gift or simply to reward yourself for a job well done.