Blades are precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon, no-stain surgical steel. Triple riveted full tang construction. Double bolster design adds comfort and balance while reducing hand fatigue. Three-quarter bolster allows sharpening of entire blade as well as full usage of the blade. Hand-honed finial edges can be easily re-sharpened. The Wusthof Trident Classic Ikon Starter Set includes a trio of well-chosen knives that cover all the food prep bases, from chopping and slicing to paring and peeling. The world's leading manufacturer of precision-forged cutlery, Wusthof has been making knives of uncompromising quality since 1814.. . . . . Blades are ground thinner for less resistance. Ergonomic high-impact polypropylene handles stand up to heavy use. Hand wash only - not dishwasher safe. Lifetime warranty. Made in Solingen, Germany. This item is ineligible for discounts.