Designed by Curtis Iovito, the Spartan blades flipper folding knife that took the name Pallas. The knife flips open with ease because of the high quality caged bearing pivot system, once open the flipper serves as a index finger guard. The 3 3/4" long drop point blade fits into an aerospace aluminum frame light enough to carry at all times. The drop point blade is made from S35VN steel with a hardness of 58-60 HCR. The blade is completed with a durable stonewashed finish. The button lock mechanism ensures the knife's reliability and lock strength.