Display quality knives in high style with this artistic block designed by architect Matteo Thun. 8-piece set includes: 1 x 3 Paring knife 1 x 5 Hollow ground Santoku knife 1 x 6 Utility knife 1 x 8 Bread knife 1 x 8 Chef's knife 1 x 9 Sharpening steel 1 x Kitchen shears 1 x Hardwood storage block ; Unique wedge-shaped blade design by Matteo Thun improves cutting and reduces hand stress. Friodur ice hardened stainless steel resists corrosion and pitting while maintaining superior blade strength. Precision laser controlled edge results in a consistent blade angle that stays sharper longer. Curved bolsters for precision, safety and comfort while slicing Western style or chopping Asian style. Patented seamless polypropylene handles are extremely durable and are more sanitary than wood handles. Beautiful hardwood block stores knives properly and safely. Carefully hand wash and towel dry. Made in Germany.