This Morakniv Basic 511 knife has an orange polymer handle that feels comfortable in the hand with a finger guard for optimal safety. The blade is the perfect size for most all cutting tasks you may encounter and for EDC use. The knife blade steel is hardened in Sweden to their exact specifications. The blade is made of high-quality carbon steel that is easy to resharpen in the field or at home. A word of caution, carbon steel can be affected by moisture and corrosive environments, therefore, you will want to get in the habit of wiping off the knife and use oil on the blade after each use. The included plastic sheath has a water drain hole and belt clip for convenient storage and carry.