No matter what?s on the menu, you?ll have it made with this diverse 16-piece set of blades made with German Stainless Steel. This stunning and enduring cutlery collection gives all chefs the leading edge they crave in the kitchen. Plus, the well-organized Silver Sleek Knife Block with its integrated sharpener keeps everything needed within hands reach. Our Chef, Slicer, Utility, Santoku, and Paring cutlery are made of high-grade, high carbon German 1.4028 Stainless Steel, giving them an exceptional and enduring razor sharp edge with long life durability. The integrated sharpener makes it easier and faster to regularly sharpen knives allowing them to maintain their optimal performance. Better than honing, this diamond grit sharpener ensures a razor sharp edge after each sharpening. Already housed at the proper 17-degree angle, there?s no guesswork, leaving you with easy and convenient sharpening before, during or after each use. Our cutlery is tested to withstand the toughest dishwasher cycles. If you are looking for the longest lasting appearance, hand washing is recommended. Ergonomically engineered with full tang and bolster, our handles are designed for ultimate comfort and easy handle control. The polished triple steel rivets reinforce and strengthen each handle?s seamless fit, while also adding a touch of elegance.