In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wusthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. A great set for newlyweds or those with smaller kitchens, this set includes four of the most used kitchen knives plus shears, a steel and a 9-slot block. The stamped blades are made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability. Triple-riveted high-impact plastic handles provide a secure, comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 9 items and is gentle on knives' edges. Made in Germany. 7-piece set includes: 3" paring knife. 4 1/2" utility knife. 6" serrated utility knife. 6" chef's knife. Honing steel. Kitchen shears. 9-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.