With the addition of the black Cara Cara, theres now an all-black, non-reflective folder option to value attentive byrd line of knives. Designed for peak performance at a value price, the knife is coated with black electric plating. The plating eliminates the steels reflective quality subduing the knifes flash and making it less noticeable. The hollow-ground 8Cr13MoV blade is available with a plain or a combination plain/serrated cutting edge. Shaped like a comet, the blades hole indicates its a byrd model, and represents the quality standards and tight tolerances found throughout the byrd line. Capping the blades spine is a series of crosshatching the knife industry calls jimping. Jimping reassuringly grips the thumb keeping it from slipping while cutting. The Cara Caras right-hand configuration has predrilled holes for attaching the clip to carry tip-up or tip-down. Finger choils along the handles underside create the sensation that the knife is an extension of the hand. Cut out of the locks release is a safety feature called a David Boye Dent allowing you to tightly grip the handle without fear of accidentally releasing the lock.