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Wusthof
$599.95 $1,010.00
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Instead of reaching for an all-purpose knife, select one from this collection with a blade that?s the perfect size and shape for t...he task at hand. Crafted in Germany, Wüsthof Classic knives feature durable full-tang construction and hand-honed high-carbon-steel blades. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) gives each straight-edged knife an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handles are contoured for a comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 13 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 12-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 6" utility knife. 5" hollow-ground santoku. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. Four 4 1/2" steak knives. 9" honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 13-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$999.95 $1,802.00
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Comprising a complete assortment of cutlery for the home cook, this set of German knives handles the full range of cutting tasks. ...Wüsthof Classic knives feature durable full-tang construction and hand-honed high-carbon-steel blades. The riveted handles are made of high-impact polypropylene. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) gives each straight-edged knife an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handles are contoured for a comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 22 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 20-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 5" boning knife. 6" sandwich knife. 6" cleaver. 6" and 8" chef?s knives. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 8" bread knife. 9" hollow-ground carving knife. Eight 4 1/2" steak knives. 10" honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 22-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$229.95 $444.00
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Designed to help you accomplish a variety of cutting tasks with ease and confidence, the knives in this set are everyday kitchen e...ssentials. The precision blades hold a razor-sharp edge and will never rust or stain. For excellent balance, each knife has a full tang that extends from the knife tip to the end of the handle. The stamped blades are made of high-carbon no-stain steel for top performance and durability. Full tangs ensure superb balance and control. Triple-riveted polypropylene handles provide a secure, comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 13 items and is gentle on knives? edges. 12 piece set includes 2 1/2" Birds Beak Peeling Knife. 3" Paring Knife. 4 1/2" Utility Knife. 8" Bread Knife. 8" Chefs Knife. 9" Sharpening Steel. Four 4 1/2" Steak Knives. 13-slot Hardwood Knife Block. Come-Apart Kitchen Shears. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$299.95 $655.00
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In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wüsthof 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. This set includes all the most common kitchen knives, as well as some specialty knives for more advanced prep work. Also included is a 6-piece steak knife set. 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 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. Knives are made in Germany. Knife block is made in China. 18-piece set includes: 2 1/4? peeling knife. 2 1/4" trimming knife. 2 1/2" paring knife. 3? paring knife. Six 4 1/2" steak knives. 4 1/2" utility knife. 4 1/2" serrated utility knife. 8? kitchen knife 8? bread knife. 8? chef?s knife. Honing steel. Kitchen shears. 17-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$599.95 $1,021.00
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In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wüsthof 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. This comprehensive set includes a wide variety of standard and specialty knives in a number of sizes to tackle most any recipe. Also included is an 8-piece steak knife set. 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 22 items and is gentle on knives? edges. Knives are made in Germany. Knife block is made in China. 23-piece set includes: 2 1/2" paring knife. 3? paring knife. 3" serrated paring Eight 4 1/2" steak knives. 4 1/2" utility knife. 4 1/2" serrated utility knife. 5" boning knife. 6" utility knife. 6" cleaver. 7" hollow-ground santoku knife. 8" kitchen knife 8" bread knife. 8" chef?s knife. Honing steel. Kitchen shears. 22-slot block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$599.95 $1,081.00
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Made in Germany, Grand Prix II knives feature durable high-carbon-steel blades and textured polypropylene handles. Instead of reac...hing for an all-purpose knife, select one from this collection with a blade that?s just right for the task at hand. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Tangs extend deep into the handles for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolsters provide perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handles are contoured for a secure grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 15-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 4 1/2? utility knife. 5? hollow-ground santoku. 8? chef?s knife. 8? bread knife. 8? hollow-ground carving knife. Six 4 1/2? steak knives. 9? honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 17-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$999.95 $1,687.00
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Wüsthof Grand Prix II cutlery features a high-carbon-steel blade for a long-lasting cutting edge. Each engineered for a particular... task, the German-made knives in this set can handle everything from chopping vegetables to the most specialized chores like boning chicken. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Tangs extend deep into the handles for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolsters provide perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handles are contoured for a secure grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 22 items and is gentle on knives? edges. 22-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 4 1/2? utility knife. 5? serrated utility knife. 5? boning knife. 6? cleaver. 6? and 8? chef?s knives. 7? hollow-ground santoku. 8? bread knife. 8? carving knife. 8? hollow-ground slicing knife. Eight 4 1/2? steak knives. 10? honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 22-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$379.95 $704.00
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Crafted in Germany, Wüsthof Grand Prix II knives are made with a special alloy that allows the blades to maintain a longer-lasting... cutting edge. We configured this set to offer you essential cutlery for everyday kitchen tasks including chopping, slicing and dicing. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Tangs extend deep into the handles for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolsters provide perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handles are contoured for a secure grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 10-Piece Set includes: 3? serrated paring knife. 3 1/2? paring knife. 4 1/2? utility knife. 5? hollow-ground santoku. 5? boning knife. 8? chef?s knife. 8? bread knife. 9? honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 17-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$299.95 $557.00
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Execute kitchen prep tasks with new efficiency using this professional German cutlery. Forged from high-carbon steel, each blade i...s balanced with a heavy bolster and an embedded tang that runs deep into the polypropylene handle to offer superior control. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthofs Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer. Tangs extend deep into the handles for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolsters provide perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handles are contoured for a secure grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. 8-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 4 1/2? utility knife. 6? sandwich knife. 8? chef?s knife. 8? bread knife. 9? honing steel. Pull-apart shears. 17-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$1,149.95 $1,995.00
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Featuring our exclusive handles crafted from African blackwood, this collection combines superb German craftsmanship and striking ...design. A razor-sharp full-tang blade runs the entire length of each knife for stability. Steel double bolsters add an attractive finishing detail. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. Comfortable contoured handles are cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished. Included care kit contains mineral oil for maintaining the silken finish of the handles. Coordinating walnut block safely stores 15 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 12-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 5" santoku. 8" hollow-ground carving knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. Four 4 1/2" steak knives. 10" honing steel. Stainless-steel pull-apart shears. 15-slot walnut storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$329.95 $620.00
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Bring these attractive German-crafted knives to the table whenever steak is on the menu. Each precision-forged high-carbon-steel b...lade is triple riveted to a finely grained African blackwood handle. A kit for maintaining the appearance of the handles is included. Set includes four 4 1/2" steak knives and a care kit. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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; the heel of the bolster provides added balance. Comfortable contoured handles are cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished. Included care kit contains mineral oil for maintaining the silken finish of the handles. read more

Wusthof
$299.95 $635.00
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With its beautifully finished wooden handles, Wüsthof?s Ikon Blackwood series combines exceptional workmanship and an aestheticall...y striking design. This well-balanced set of essential kitchen knives features long-lasting high-carbon-steel blades. Full-tang construction and double bolsters guarantee peerless balance and stability. This set contains three kitchen knives essential for everyday cooking, plus kitchen shears and a storage block. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. Comfortable contoured handles are cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished. Handsome walnut storage block safely stores three knives plus shears and is gentle on knives? edges. Knives made in Germany; Storage block made in China. 5-Piece set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 4.5" utility knife. 6" chef?s knife. Kitchen shears. 4-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$1,999.95 $3,325.00
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Featuring our exclusive handles crafted from African blackwood, this comprehensive knife collection combines superb German craftsm...anship and striking design. A razor-sharp full-tang blade runs the entire length of each knife for stability. Steel double bolsters add an attractive finishing detail. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. Comfortable contoured handles are cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished. Included care kit contains mineral oil for maintaining the silken finish of the handles. Coordinating hardwood block safely stores 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 20-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 6" utility knife. 5" hollow-ground santoku knife 5" serrated utility knife. 5" boning knife. 6" and 8" chef?s knives. 8" bread knife. 8" hollow-ground carving knife. Eight 4 1/2" steak knives. Pull-apart kitchen shears. 10" honing steel. 22-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Wusthof
$699.95 $1,160.00
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With its beautifully finished wooden handles, Wüsthof?s Ikon Blackwood series combines exceptional workmanship and an aestheticall...y striking design. This well-balanced set of essential kitchen knives features long-lasting high-carbon-steel blades. Full-tang construction and double bolsters guarantee peerless balance and stability. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. Comfortable contoured handles are cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished. Included care kit contains mineral oil for maintaining the silken finish of the handle. Handsome walnut block safely stores 17 items and is gentle on knives? edges. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 7-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. 8" carving knife. 10" honing steel. Stainless-steel pull-apart shears. 17-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$3,599.95 $5,829.00
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Our exclusive collection combines all of Zwilling Damascus knives in the most popular knife sizes. Made of true Damascus steel, th...ese knives are not only the first German made Damascus knife but also the first forged Damascus knives with a bolster from a single piece of Damascus. Made of 160 layers of hand-folded steel it results in a blade that is exceptionally hard and durable. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. A curved bolster provides a seamless transition from handle to blade and supports the thumb for better balance and safety. An ergonomic African Blackwood hardwood handle provides elegant styling with its richly grained, silky black appearance. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. Set includes: 4" paring knife. 7" santoku knife. 8" chefs knife. 8" bread knife. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$699.95 $1,200.00
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Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in German...y, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. Our set includes knives for everyday paring, mincing, slicing and chopping as well as four individual steak knives. Zwilling?s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end cap helps provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. High-carbon steel blade holds a keen edge and is easily sharpened. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Knives are made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 13-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 3" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 4-piece steak knife set. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block. Please note: storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$499.95 $955.00
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Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in German...y, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This set includes a full assortment of everyday knives as well as some specialized knives for specific tasks. Zwilling?s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end cap helps provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. High-carbon steel blade holds a keen edge and is easily sharpened. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Knives are made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 10-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 4" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 5" hollow ground santoku. 5 1/2" boning knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$399.95 $690.00
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Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in German...y, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This set includes a wide assortment of everyday knives for paring, mincing, slicing and chopping. Knives are precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Fridour ice-hardening technique to produce corrosion-resistant blades that are exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end caps help to provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handles have just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 8-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 4" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 5" hollow-ground santoku. 8" chef?s knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block. Please note: storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$299.95 $525.00
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Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in German...y, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This compact set equips you with three go-to knives plus a storage block and two kitchen essentials. Knives are precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Fridour ice-hardening technique to produce corrosion-resistant blades that are exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end caps help provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 6-Piece Set includes: 3" paring knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" bread knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block. Please note: storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$649.95 $1,150.00
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Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster design...ed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. Contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 12-Piece Set includes: Four steak knives 4" paring knife. 5" santoku knife. 6" slicing knife. 8? bread knife 8" chefs knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$299.95 $525.00
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Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster design...ed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. A contoured ergonomic handle enhances your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 6-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 8? bread knife 8" chefs knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$1,299.95 $1,805.00
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Our expansive Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bols...ter designed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. Contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 19-Piece Set includes: 3" paring knife. 4" paring knife. 5" serrated knife. 6" utility/slicing knife. 7" santoku knife. 8" slicing/carving knife. 8" bread knife. 8" chef?s knife. Eight 4 1/2?steak knives. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. 18 slot wood storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$399.95 $750.00
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Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster design...ed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. Contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 8-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 5" santoku knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8? bread knife 8" chefs knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$599.95 $999.00
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Forged in Solingen, Germany, Professional "S" knives are designed to meet the challenges of professionals as well home cooks. The ...cutlery combines a classically contoured design with refined construction standards that ensure superior sharpness, strength and durability. We configured this set to include the knives you?ll use most often for everyday paring, mincing, slicing and chopping tasks. Zwilling?s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Full tangs ensure good balance (a solid piece of steel extends from the tip of the knife to the end of the handle). Contoured for a secure, comfortable grip, the sleek polypropylene handles are triple riveted to the blades. Crafted in the famous cutlery center of Solingen, Germany. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$399.95 $755.00
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Forged in Solingen, Germany, Professional "S" knives are designed to meet the challenges of professionals as well home cooks. The ...cutlery combines a classically contoured design with refined construction standards that ensure superior sharpness, strength and durability. We configured this exclusive set to include the knives you?ll use most often for everyday paring, mincing, slicing and chopping tasks. Precision forged using Zwilling?s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling?s Fridour ice-hardening technique produces a harder, sharper blade that is exceptionally durable, corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade?s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness and cutting ease. Full tangs ensure good balance (a solid piece of steel extends from the tip of the knife to the end of the handle). Contoured for a secure, comfortable grip, the sleek ABS resin handles are triple riveted to the blades. Crafted in the famous cutlery center of Solingen, Germany. read more

Sabatier

Legendary for their precise blades and impeccable craftsmanship, true Sabatier knives are considered to be those made by a select ...group of French manufacturers whose origins date back to the 19th century. Our Sabatier knives have been made by family-owned Therias et l?Econome in Thiers, France since 1819. Their blades exhibit world-class strength, durability and edge retention. Fully forged for superior durability and balance. The Sabatier knife?s signature narrow, pointed blade-shape encourages precision and control. Z50C13 stainless-steel blade is strong yet flexible and holds a razor-sharp edge. Every detail is superbly crafted, from the triple brass rivets to the beautiful and durable resin-infused handles made of bonded oak wood. Blade, bolster and tang are all made from a single piece of steel for greater strength and control. Rounded bolsters contribute to a great hand feel and facilitate a variety of cutting grips. Full-tang construction provides optimum balance and a rock-solid feel. Based in Thiers, France, Therias et l?Econome has been making knives for more than 190 years. Six-slot storage block is crafted of beech wood with Sapele wood accents. Set includes: 4" paring knife. 6" slicing knife. 8" bread knife. 8" chef?s knife. 8" carving knife. Honing steel. 6-slot storage block. read more

Shun
$1,699.95 $2,601.00
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Produced by Japan?s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese kni...fe making. This master collection offers the home cook a top-quality tool for every kitchen task. VG-10 ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Set includes matching honing steel. Bamboo storage block has 22 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 19-Piece Set includes: 2 1/2? bird?s-beak paring knife. 3 1/2? paring knife. 6? utility knife 6? boning knife. 6?, 8? and 10? chef?s knives. 7? santoku. 7 3/4? Chinese vegetable cleaver. 9? slicing knife. 9? offset bread knife. Six 4 1/2? steak knives. 9? honing steel. 22-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Global
$220.00 $279.00
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Made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs, Globals award-winning knives are an excellent choice for the discer...ning home cook. When youre set to slice into a thick, juicy steak or pork chop, using a knife designed especially for the task at hand heightens your pleasure. These steak knives feature Globals trademark seamless stainless steel construction and striking design. Blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced. read more

Global
$990.00 $1,164.00
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An excellent choice for the discerning home cook, this sleek award-winning cutlery from Japan is carefully balanced for exceptiona...l precision, control and comfort. Our ten-piece set is indispensable for a host of tasks, from peeling vegetables to slicing meat. Blades are hand forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Stainless-steel storage blocks angled design helps protect the blades, and its nonslip rubber base anchors the block securely on a countertop. Block has slots for ten knives and a honing steel. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 10-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" and 4" paring knives. 5 1/4" chefs utility knife. 6" serrated utility knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 8" chefs knife. 8 1/4" carving knife. 8 3/4" bread knife. 10" diamond honing steel. 11-slot storage block.Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Global
$235.00 $299.00
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Professional cooks worldwide praise Global cutlery for its perfect balance, light weight and seamless construction. The knives are... forged by hand in Japan, using stainless steel that is hardened in a process inspired by the crafting of ancient samurai swords. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife, a 5 1/4" utility knife and a 7" hollow-ground santoku. Blades are made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. read more

Global
$570.00 $714.00
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Chop and dice with exceptional precision and control. Made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs, this award-wi...nning hand-forged steel cutlery is carefully weighted for balance and comfort. Five home-chef essentials and a knife block make up this set. Blades are hand forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Stainless-steel storage blocks angled design helps protect the blades, and its nonslip rubber base anchors the block securely on a countertop. Block has slots for ten knives and a honing steel. 6-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 5 1/4" chefs/utility knife. 7" Asian chefs knife 8 1/4" carving knife. 8 3/4" bread knife. 11-slot storage block.Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Global
$225.00 $277.00
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Made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs, Globals award-winning knives are prized for their perfect balance, ...light weight and sleek, seamless construction. This set includes three fundamental pieces of kitchen cutlery, so you can enjoy the performance of Global knives every day. Set includes a 7" Asian chefs knife, a 5" hollow-ground santoku and a 4" paring knife. Blades are made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced. read more

Laguiole En Aubrac

From France?s Laguiole region, famed for its expertly crafted knives, each of these steak knives is the work of a single master cu...tler whose craft begins with shaping the wood and concludes with fitting the blade. Set includes six handmade 4 1/2? steak knives and a wooden storage case. Blades are forged from ultrastrong Sandvick steel. The decorative chasing on the metal spine is the signature of the craftsman who made the knife. Each handle is made of a different wood: apple, walnut, olive, plum, juniper and boxwood. Made in France. read more

Laguiole En Aubrac

These limited-edition steak knives celebrates an American icon, San Franciscos Golden Gate Bridge, built in 1937. From France?s La...guiole region, famed for its expertly crafted knives, each of these steak knives are the work of a single master cutler and includes steel purchased from the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District. Arriving in a signature wooden storage case with a bridge blueprint, the piece makes an exceptional gift and collectors item. Set includes four steak knives. Handcrafted from stainless steel with a stylized bee made from steel used in the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The decorative chasing on the metal spine serves as the signature of the craftsman who made the knife. Blades are forged from ultrastrong Swedish Sandvik steel. Packaged in a signature Golden Gate Bridge wooden storage case and includes a bridge blueprint. 6 3/4" blade, 5 1/4"-long handle; 3.25 oz. Made in Frances Laguiole region, the set includes a certificate of authenticity. read more

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In the heart of the French countryside, the Dubost family has been creating fine flatware for four generations. The design of thes...e steak knives was inspired by a shepherd?s tool first manufactured in the village of Laguiole in the 19th century. Set includes four 4 1/4? steak knives and a wooden storage case. Slightly curved knives feature the distinctive Laguiole bee on the bolster. Crafted from polished rust-resistant stainless steel. Triple-riveted full tangs for durability and balance. Handles are made of olive wood. Made in France. read more

Laguiole En Aubrac
$299.95-$999.95
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From France?s Laguiole region, famed for its expertly crafted knives, each of these steak knives is the work of a single master cu...tler whose craft begins with shaping the handle and concludes with fitting the blade. Handles are available in your choice of juniper wood, wild boar, ebony and ivory, black paperstone, solid buffalo horn or horn crust, making this a showpiece set ideal for entertaining. Set includes four steak knives and a wooden storage case. Blades are forged from ultrastrong Swedish Sandvik steel. Features the distinctive Laguiole bee on the bolsters. The decorative chasing on the metal spine serves as the signature of the craftsman who made the knife. Juniper set: Handles are made from juniper wood distinguished by beautiful grain markings; 3 oz. Wild Boar set: Handles are handcrafted from dense, dark ebony wood embellished with an inlay image of a wild boar; 3 oz. Ebony and Ivory set: The contoured handles are handcrafted from ebony wood and fossilized ivory mammoth tusks; 3 oz. Paperstone set: Titanium-coated steel blades. Handles are handcrafted from black paperstone, a nonporous material made from 100% recycled paper. Dishwasher safe; 1.75 oz. Solid Horn set: Handles are handcrafted from solid buffalo horn for smoothness; 3 oz. Mixed Horn Crust set: Handles are handcrafted from the exterior horn of buffalo, ram from Scotland and ram from Asia, revealing subtleties in texture and rich color variations; 3.25 oz. 4 1/2"-long blade: 4 3/4"-long handle. Made in Frances Laguiole region, each set includes a certificate of authenticity. read more

Michel Bras
$3,080.00 $3,376.00
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Renowned French chef Michel Bras collaborated with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, to bring together the best traditions of Fren...ch and Japanese cutlery. Made in Japan, these knives feature razor-sharp stainless-steel blades tightly joined to comfortable PakkaWood handles. All knives are hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blades is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blades are coated in titanium to enhance their antioxidation properties. Each blade is etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, each handle is inscribed with the knife item number (1?10), signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handles are designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Storage block sold separately. 10-Piece Set includes: 3" sheeps-foot paring knife (#1). 4" steak knife (#7). 4 3/4" boning knife (#8). 6" utility knife (#2). 6 1/4", 8 3/4" and 10 1/2" santokus (#4, #5 and #6). 7 3/4" cleaver (#10). 9" hollow-ground slicing knife (#3). 11 1/4" bread knife (#9). read more

Michel Bras
$305.00 $357.00
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World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboratio...n with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this versatile steak knife echoes the design of the traditional Laguiole knife of France. Hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blade is coated in titanium to enhance its antioxidation properties. Etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, the handle is inscribed with the knife item number (#7), signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handle is designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Comes in a maple sheath with a magnetized interior that holds the blade snugly in place for safe drawer storage. read more

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$920.00 $1,069.00
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World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboratio...n with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, these versatile steak knives echoe the design of the traditional Laguiole knife of France. Set includes three 4? steak knives. Hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blade is coated in titanium to enhance its antioxidation properties. Etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, the handle is inscribed with the knife item number (#7), signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handle is designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Comes in a maple sheath with a magnetized interior that holds the blade snugly in place for safe drawer storage. read more

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Our beautiful handmade board shows off a distinctive combination of two iconic Australian woods. The eye-catching piece makes a gr...eat kitchen chopping block, or put it to work serving your favorite party foods. Use the board for everyday chopping tasks or as an impressive presentation piece for cheeses, charcuterie, antipasti or a selection of appetizers. Each wood adds a distinctive grain and coloration, ranging from light golden brown to deep brown, including the black-streaked reddish hue of Tasmanian blackwood and the rich red, brown and orange tones of myrtle. Natural variations in the woods ensure that no two boards are alike. Made in Australia using native Tasmanian timbers ? all responsibly harvested. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$219.95 $275.00
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Designed for spectacular sharpness and ultimate control, this knife delivers the precision required for speedy paring, peeling and... other detailed cutting tasks. Inspired by the high-performance knives used by Japanese chefs, our exclusive Shun Fuji collection represents the very best in cutlery craftsmanship and technology. Developed for the experienced cook who prefers the lightness and razor sharpness of Eastern-style blades. The blade?s core of SG2 steel is clad on each side with Damascus steel composed of 80 alternating layers of nickel and stainless steel. Resulting 161-layer blade is thin and light yet strong and hard, with a supersharp cutting edge. Handle is dark tagayasan wood, or ?iron sword wood,? an extremely dense wood traditionally used in Japan to make samurai sword handles. The double-D handle shape has finger ridges on both sides for a comfortable, ambidextrous grip. End cap made of polished Damascus steel. Shun Fuji collection won the ?Kitchen Knife of the Year Award? at the U.S. 2011 Blade Show for the best in new product quality and design. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$3,499.95 $5,343.00
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Produced by Japan?s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese kni...fe making. This stunning 37-piece set ? a Williams-Sonoma exclusive -- is the ultimate Shun knife collection, spanning a complete range of kitchen cutlery for everyday cooking and specialized tasks. VG MAX ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards for professional kitchens. Set includes matching honing steel. Bamboo storage block has 36 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 37-Piece Set includes: 2 1/2" birds-beak paring knife. 3 1/4" vegetable knife. 3 1/2" and 4" paring knives. 4" citrus knife. 4" perfect paring knife. 5 1/2" santoku. 6", 8" and 10" chefs knives. 6" ultimate utility knife. 6" utility knife. 6" boning fillet knife. 6" meat cleaver. 6 1/2" nakiri. 6 1/2" panini knife. 6 1/2" carving fork. 7" flexible fillet knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 7" Chinese vegetable cleaver. 7" rocking knife. 7 1/2" double hollow-ground Sumo santoku. 8" carving knife. 9" hollow-ground slicer. 9" bread knife. 10" hollow-ground ham and salmon knife. Eight 4 3/4" steak knives. Kitchen shears. 9" honing steel. 36-slot bamboo storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$399.95 $601.00
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Produced by Japan?s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese kni...fe making. These professional knives allow you to cut and slice foods with exceptional precision and control. VG-10 ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Set includes matching honing steel. Bamboo storage block has 11 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 6-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 6? serrated utility knife. 8? hollow-ground chef?s knife. Kitchen shears. 9? honing steel. 11-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$299.95 $428.00
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Crafted in Japan, these steak knives have blades forged of stainless steel clad with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel. The... result is a supersharp blade that combines the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability. Set includes four steak knives. VG-MAX ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. read more

Shun
$1,399.95 $2,077.00
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Our exclusive Shun Hiro collection features high-performance Eastern-style knives designed for speed, agility and balance as well ...as striking beauty. A cutting core of ultra premium SG-2 steel gives them a super sharp, lasting edge, and hammered blades help keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. Handcrafted in Japan, our exclusive seven-piece collection includes essential knives for home cooks. Eastern-inspired design with extremely thin, lightweight blades for fast and agile performance. The blades core of SG-2 powdered steel is clad on each side with Damascus steel composed of 32 alternating layers of nickel and stainless steel, for a total of 65 layers. SG-2 is an extremely fine-grained, dense and hard steel, which enables it to take and hold an exquisitely fine edge with long-lasting sharpness. The hammered pattern (tsuchime in Japanese) helps the blade pass easily through food without sticking. Contoured ambidextrous handles are designed for ultimate comfort and control. Handles are dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolsters and end caps. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards of commercial kitchens. Knives are handcrafted in Japan. Block is made in China. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 7-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 6" serrated utility knife. 8" chefs knife. 9" bread knife. 9 1/2" slicing knife. Honing steel. 8-slot bamboo storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$799.95 $1,188.00
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Produced by Japan?s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese kni...fe making. This ten-piece collection includes the knife styles most used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. VG-10 ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Set includes matching honing steel. Bamboo storage block has 11 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 9-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 5 1/2? santoku. 6" boning knife. 8? chef?s knife. 9? hollow-ground slicing knife. 9? bread knife. Kitchen shears. 9? honing steel. 11-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$279.95 $426.00
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Produced by Japan?s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese kni...fe making. This basic collection features three essential knives for everyday cooking tasks. With an included wooden storage block, the set makes the perfect gift for someone just starting out in the kitchen, and a great introduction to Shun cutlery. VG-10 ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards for professional kitchens. Includes bamboo storage block with 3 slots for blades and one slot for a honing steel. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 4-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 4" serrated utility knife. 6" chefs knife. 4-slot storage block. read more

Shun
$1,199.95 $1,784.00
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Named for the blacksmith?s forge, the Kaji series was developed by Shun?s master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Com...bining ancient Damascus-steel and clad-construction techniques, this set makes an excellent introduction to the Kaji series. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword?making techniques, the blades? construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Handles are made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Bamboo storage block has 12 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 8-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? paring knife. 6? tomato knife. 6 3/4? hollow-ground santoku. 8? chef?s knife. 9? bread knife. 9? hollow-ground carving knife. 9? honing steel. 12-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$1,599.95 $2,372.00
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For ambitious cooks, this set makes an excellent introduction to the Kaji cutlery series developed exclusively for us by Shun. The... process of forging the blades combines ancient Damascus and clad construction techniques. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword?making techniques, the blades? construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Handles are made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Cherrywood storage block has 22 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 11-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2? and 4 1/2? paring knives. 6? boning knife. 6? serrated utility knife. 6? and 8? chef?s knives. 7? hollow-ground santoku. 9? bread knife. 9 1/2? hollow-ground slicing knife. 9? honing steel. 22-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Shun
$2,799.95 $4,085.00
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Named for the blacksmith?s forge, the Kaji series was developed by Shun?s master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Com...bining ancient Damascus-steel and clad-construction techniques, this set includes a wide range of superb cutlery in the essential sizes. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword?making techniques, the blades? construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Handles are made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Bamboo storage block has slots for 20 pieces. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. 19-Piece Set Includes: 3 1/2? and 4 1/2? paring knives. 6? serrated utility knife. 6? boning knife. 6?, 8? and 10? chef?s knives. 7? santoku. 7? Chinese vegetable cleaver. 9? hollow-ground slicing knife. 9? bread knife. Six 5? steak knives. 9? honing steel. 20-slot storage block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

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