Designed by Curtis Iovito, the Spartan Blades flipper folding knife 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 an 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.