The Wenger Grand Maitre 9-Piece Kitchen Knife Block Set keeps all your kitchen essentials handy and attractively displayed in a sturdy bamboo block. All nine pieces in this set have sharp blended steel blades that are corrosion- acid- and stain-resistant. The black handles are injection-molded of Grilon a hermetically sealed non-slip polyamide designed to last a lifetime. This set includes an 8.75-inch chefs knife 8.75-inch bread knife 5.25-inch multi-purpose knife paring/scalloped edge knife sharpening steel meat fork peeler and scissors. The handsome bamboo block has a specific slot to keep each piece safe and ready to use. As with all quality knives hand-washing is recommended.About Swissmar Imports Inc.Swissmar is a leading distributor of premium European cookware and housewares. For over 25 years they have been providing high-quality affordable kitchen essentials to a worldwide market. Swissmar Imports' goal is to bring gourmet kitchen products to the world. They are the exclusive North American partner for companies like Wenger fine cutlery from Switzerland Peugeot of France Borner of Germany Dalla Piazza of Switzerland and their own Swissmar brand of kitchen and wine tools and products.