Each blade in the J.A. Henckels International Forged Synergy 16 Piece East Meets West Block Set is as beautiful as it is sharp. Made of a durable high carbon stainless steel, this set includes a variety of indispensable knives, each with streamlined, ergonomic handles, excellent balance, and a design that honors your kitchen. Includes knife set, honing rod, shears, and display/storage block. Hand-washing recommended.