The 3 continents' handle is shaped from three precious tree species: African black ebony, American rosewood and European boxwood. The handle is hand-buffed for an outstanding feel and shine. The numbered blade is made from Sandvik 12C27 mod. mirror finished stainless steel
The No8 is the most sold and versatile size in the ever growing line of Opinel folding knives. This knife is small enough to be used as a pocket knife and its 3 1/4" blade prevents it from being considered a weapon in most states (please check with your state).