The Kuro is a modified tanto blade made with 8Cr13MoV stainless steel with a black-oxide coating. The handle is crafted with a patterned glass-filled nylon for added durability and grip. It is ready and easy to open with the ambidextrous flipper, one hand and SpeedSafe assisted opening. All eyes turn to you when you take the Kershaw Kuro out of your pocket and put it to work. The Kuro offers standout looks?and standout function. It has two primary blade grinds: at the tip and along the edge. This gives the Kuro a strong piercing tip with plenty of steel behind the tip to provide strength. The belly-less edge provides good slashing capability while the partial blade serration offers versatility for cutting fibrous materials with ease.