This knife is made by the Iisakki Järvenpää factory in Kauhava, Finland. The handle gives a good grip and is made from the oiled ash. The blade is made from stainless steel and has a Rockwell hardness near 60, reading "Iisakki Järvenpää Oy Stainless Finland". The sheath is made from dark brown vegetable tanned leather and has a loop for fastening to your belt. The knife was designed as a hunting and game knife but can also be used as a general purpose utility knife.