Tramontina's Colorado Cutlery. Never needs sharpening. Dishwasher safe. Micro-serrated edge: a precise grinding technique generates an extraordinary double-edge serration for long lasting cutting performance. Heavy-gauge, high-carbon stainless steel blades with special mirror finish resist staining and pitting. Ergonomic polywood handles are dishwasher safe, break proof and resistant to food acid. Set includes a 3" paring knife, 6 5" steak knives, a 6" utility knife, a 6" boning knife, 8" roast slicer, 8" cook's knife, kitchen shears, and a hardwood counter block. Tramontina Professional forged knives undergo a precision manufacturing process consistent with the highest standards for professional kitchen cutlery, forged from a single solid piece of premium high-carbon stainless steel for unrivaled strength and durability. The design of the handle maintains the traditional style preferred by executive chefs with an ergonomic emphasis on perfect balance and a firm, comfortable grip.