Whether it's time for an upgrade of your old knives or you're stocking a kitchen in a new home the Shun Classic 7 Piece Essential Block Set will start you off right with all the must-have pieces of kitchen cutlery you need. Crafted from Shun's VG10 steel known for its incredible edge retention these blades are clad with Damascus stainless steel then bead-blasted to reveal eye-catching wood grain patterns that allow the blades to slide easily through your food. Razor-sharp blades offer precision cutting for no-hassle cooking. These sharp durable corrosion-resistant knives are ideal for budding chefs and masters of the art because of their incredible edge retention and durability. Display all your pretty new knives in the laminated bamboo knife block - there's even room for a few extra knives. Set includes: 3.5-inch paring knife 6-inch utility knife 8-inch chefs knife 9-inch bread knife Kitchen shears Honing steel Bamboo storage block About Kershaw Shun KnivesFor more than 100 years the highly skilled artisans of KAI Corporation have been producing blades of unparalleled quality in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan. For over three generations they have been dedicated to listening to the voices of their customers and providing products that contribute to a more tasteful life. Incredibly sharp edges partnered with a stunning aesthetic set Shun and KAI knives apart. A tradition of excellence combined with the newest technology and advanced materials makes every knife a functional work of art.