Emerson Knives makes solid pocketknives for heavy use. The fixed blades (non-folding knives) are designed for survival, outdoor, and indoor purposes. Blades are made from 154CM steel, which is an upgrade of the premium American stainless steel preheated to a hardness of 59. The handles are made from G-10 glass exposy laminate featuring different colors. When shopping for finishes you can choose, the black blades coated with a black Teflon coat or stonewash blades.