The Smith and Wesson Drop Point Knife has a 3 1/2" Stainless Steel blade and a 4 1/2" Aluminum handle. The blade has a thumb assist knob located on the upper edge. The blade also locks in the open position which is easily released by using the concealed release with your thumb. The handle has been molded with grooves placed in strategic spots to optimize grip s well as a lanyard hole in the rear. The use of a lanyard can provide an optional way to carry the knife and can also provide additional security when in use.