Our Wusthof Classic Ikon knives strike a sleek, contemporary profile with their shaped handles of durable polypropylene. Forged in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany, the high-carbon-steel blades hold a keen edge and resist rust and stains. This master set includes a complete range of cutlery pieces for the home cook. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for exceptional durability and control. Each knife has a recessed bolster that facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance. Sleek contoured handles are made of polypropylene. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 22 items and is gentle on knives' edges. Knives are made in Germany. Block is made in China. 20-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 5 1/2" boning knife. 6" utility knife. 6" chef's knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 8" chef's knife. 8" bread knife. 9" hollow-ground carving knife. 10" super slicer. Eight 4 1/2" steak knives. 10" honing steel Pull-apart kitchen shears. 22-slot hardwood storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.