KAI Shun Premier Knives The striking hand hammered finish (Tsuchime) reduces drag when cutting and prevents food from sticking to the knife. The graceful curves of the elegant walnut Pakkawood handle allow a variety of comfortable grips. Thin incredibly sharp edges deliver precision performance. 3 Piece Knife Boxed Set which includes: - 10cm Paring Knife - 16cm Utility Knife - 20cm Chefs Knife KAI SHUN Japanese Knives: 32 layers of special alloy create the beautiful damacus patterns on Shun Knives, protecting it from rust and giving it an incredibly sharp edge. This first rate cutting edge and durability are born of extras strength V-Gold10 super steel clad with damacus steel. Japan's original D type handle praised by chefs the world over takes it shape from chestnuts. Taking this D Type handle particular to Japanese hocho, or knives, and applying it to western knives of pakkawood. truly the best of both worlds in fit and stability. Shun is not only waterproof and durable, but possesses the sensitivities of natural wood.