This fine razor is extremely heavy in the hand and has a non-slip handle. It is a traditional 3 piece safety razor with modern flare and styling, but old world quality! It is an excellent razor for those that are have been looking for a high quality heavy weight razor for a close shave! This razor has been receiving rave reviews on many shaving forums. This is a premium quality razor that is both beautiful and functional! Properly cared for, it will last a lifetime. See for yourself why this razor is a must for the Double Edge Shaving enthausiast in persuit of a Barbershop Shave! Forget those 4 and 5 blades razors that cost a fortune for blade refils. These double edge razors deliver a close shave at a fraction of the cost. Couple these with premium quality blades like the Sharks and you have an outstanding combination that can`t be beat!