The stiletto originated in Italy, which you may have already guessed since they are often referred to as “Italian Stilettos.” The word “stiletto” comes from comes from the Latin word “stilus,” as in a stylus, pencil, or iron pen. These writing tools were thin and pointy, just like the blade shape you find on stiletto knives. This stiletto here has a drop point style blade made from stainless steel. The ABS material handle is a stunning blue marble. It features a slide lock and steel frame. The bolster and pommel has a gold finish. This beautiful knife also includes a nylon sheath with belt loop.