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Kyocera Advanced Ceramic Revolution Series 3-inch Paring and 5-1/2-inch Santoku Knife Set, Black Handle, White Blade
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- 2--piece set of ultra-sharp ceramic knives with white blades; includes 5-1/2-in Santoku and 3-inch paring knives
- Ceramic blades ground to microscopic precision by diamond wheels for rock-like edge with excellent sharpness retention
- Blades are totally impervious to acids, juices, oils, salts or other elements; will never rust
- Lightweight, extremely balanced in the hand; ergonomic handle reduces fatigue during repetitive cutting
- Hand wash only; sharpen using Kyocera electric sharpener or mail to Kyocera for free sharpening
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Kyocera Value Sets
Kyocera Ceramic Value Sets
Kyocera's practical and beautiful value sets feature our bestselling ceramic knives and a kitchen tool. Perfect for the home cook, these knives will be used daily, quickly becoming favorites in the kitchen. Ideal for fruits, vegetables and boneless meats.
The perfect gift.
- Practical sets for home-cooks
- Great introduction to ceramic products
- Most popular combinations
- Ultra-sharp blades
- Will never brown foods or alter taste
- Handy, efficient and easy to use
Kyocera Value Sets
Kyocera Value Sets feature the Kyocera Advanced Ceramic difference. Guaranteed high quality construction providing unrelenting sharpness, strength and precision. Experience the beauty of lightweight comfort, razor-sharp edge retention, excellent durability that is rust proof and easy to clean.
The Kyocera Difference: Zirconia Z206
Zirconia Z206 is Kyocera's proprietary advanced ceramic formula made exclusively in Japan. No one else can use or claim to use our material. The advanced ceramic material has very dense sub-micron particles, which leave minimal voids. This translates into a stronger, denser blade that holds an edge longer than other ceramic knives - period! The blade on a Kyocera Advanced Ceramic knife or kitchen tool means minimal resistance as you slice. Clean, precise, less-intrusive cuts, requiring less pressure is what makes all Kyocera ceramic products so unique.
Sharp; Pure; Lightweight; Easy Maintenance
Kyocera ceramic cutlery is typically half the weight of equivalent steel knives, which require a full tang to achieve proper balance. Since the ceramic blade is so light, no artificial weight is added to the handle. This creates an extremely well-balanced, lightweight tool that becomes a comfortable extension of the hand, reducing fatigue during long repetitive cutting tasks. If you don’t have a Kyocera ceramic knife sharpener at home, you have the option of utilizing our complimentary sharpening service. When your Kyocera ceramic knives eventually do need sharpening, you can mail them to our sharpening center in Costa Mesa, CA only paying nominal shipping & handling fee. The knives are professionally sharpened on a diamond wheel and promptly returned with a factory-new edge. This service is fast, easy and popular with customers.
Top Customer Reviews
1) The sharpest commercial knife you can purchase
2) Will hold its edge much longer than carbon or stainless steel knives
3) Great ergonomics (nice handle and beautiful appearance)
1) Brittle blade
2) Can only be sharpened by the manufacturer
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Detailed information and advice:
A bit of background information if you are unfamiliar with ceramic knives. There are basically three types of knives you can purchase:
1) High stainless steel knives - Fairly sharp, hold their edge well, somewhat difficult to sharpen. These are the knives that you are most likely to purchase at a store. Prices range from very cheap to very expensive (I own a Wusthof set, so I know how expensive they can get).
2) High carbon steel knives - Very sharp, dull easily, easy to sharpen. These are the cheapest, easiest to sharpen, and lose their edge the fastest. These also tend to be used by professionals (I managed over 80 "knife hands" early in my career and this is all we used - people would dull on average 6 per day).
3) Ceramic knives - Supremely sharp, hold their edge practically forever, impossible to sharpen. Expensive, and prone to breaking if not used properly.
Most people purchase high stainless steel knife sets, and these are adequate for general utility. But it's not the best strategy for a well prepared chef to follow. The best approach is to have multiple knives and use them for specialized purposes.
Here's what you should do:
1) Buy this ceramic set. Use it for everything except boning, prying, and crushing.Read more ›
1) Sharpness: I was expecting the sharpest knives out there. They are indeed sharp, and right on par my regularly sharpened basic knife set. However, when it comes to true tests of sharpness these have let me down a bit. When cutting a tomato for example, I have to saw a bit to get the knife through the fruit. And with the classic "paper test" gently running the knife down a sheet of paper grabs at it before slicing in a half tear uneven fashion. I was happy to have the slightly above average sharpness, if only for its durability and not needing to sharpen as often. Then I purchased a Shun Premiere 8" chef's knife and the difference is night and day. These were supposed to be the sharper knives but the Shun is the one sliding gently through the tomato, whispering through a sheet of paper and nicking off hairs on the sponge when cleaned. I doubt that all of these reviews could be wrong, but I bet that the factory sharpening on these knives was average and I should send them in for a tune-up.
2) Feel: The handle is cheap and light plastic, not at all appropriate for knives that are attempting to be higher end. My hands slip a bit on them and it is hard to get optimal leverage on the knife for cutting tasks. It works just fine, but the balance just doesn't feel completely natural and I often find myself reaching for other knives that are a bit more comfortable.
3) Heft: These are the lightest knives I've ever owned. When I began my search for a new set of kitchen knives I think that I concentrated too much on sharpness.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Awesome knives. Totally best knives I have ever used. Would buy again.Published 21 hours ago by Peter Dovgan
The bigger knise is great but the smaller one came dull right out of the package.Published 14 days ago by Lia Gorelik
I love these knives. I've purchased 2 sets for my homes and 1 other set as a gift. The first set I purchased was more than a year ago and still cuts as nicely as the new ones I've... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Himpie
These work wonderfully for the task they are designed for: slicing veggies and other soft foods. They are super sharp, super lightweight and make chopping and slicing tasks almost... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Kenton Lynne
I love these knives so much that I purchased a set for my sushi-making son. They are very sharp and stay that way. I like the way they fit in my hand. Highly recommend!Published 1 month ago by TMLMFT
Nice and sharp too bad they don't have a knife holder for themPublished 1 month ago by Christine Bublitz