The perfect folding knife. Small in size measuring under 3" when folded and 4-3/4" when open. The blade is 440 carbon steel and holds an edge nicely. The stainless steel inlay eagle element in the handle is a nice touch. Even the clip on the back is useful. This is a great pocket knife for anyone. EAGLE INLAY WOOD HANDLE MINI POCKET KNIFE 440C Steel – This has a carbon content range between. 95-1.20%. This is considered a higher end stainless steel. This alloy is one of the most common in knives. It is wear resistant, and it is a hard steel The eagle is the strongest and bravest of all birds. For this reason, Native Americans have chosen the eagle and its feathers as a symbol of what is highest, bravest, strongest and holiest. In the Native American culture, eagle feathers are given to another in honor, and the feathers are worn with dignity and pride.