Bring the superior performance top chefs in Japan and France enjoy right to your own kitchen with the Yaxell Ran Series 6 Piece Knife Block Set. This Ran Series set includes one 9-inch bread knife, 8-inch chef knife, one 6.5-inch santuko knife, one 5-inch utility knife, one 3.25-inch paring knife, and a high quality countertop storage block display. Each knife in the Ran Series features a craftsmanship forged with 69 layers of VG10 high carbon and stainless steel, this knife offers ultimate strength, a keen edge, and a signature Damascus appearance. Balanced, sharp, and beautiful, these knives feature ergonomic handles crafted from a canvas-micarta material which is a combination of resin and linen. This FDA approved feature offers a full tang, stainless steel end, resists heat up to 302°F, does not corrode, and is fastened with two steel rivets, giving it outstanding durability and ease of use. Each blade in this series features a hardness rating of HRC61 on the Rockwell scale, ensuring long-lasting cutting performance with a keen edge that will stay razor sharp. The streamlined storage block keeps the knives in ideal condition and in a vertical position that saves space on countertops. The manufacturer recommends Yaxell Ran knives be sharpened with the Yaxell sharpener, a Japanese water stone or a diamond steel honed for sharpening, to yield the longest lasting edge possible and an extended life of your blade. Hand wash for best results.
About Ginkgo International Ltd. Ginkgo International Ltd. was founded in 1977 by Wes and Janet Helmick. Their goal was to bring to the market original, quality flatware designs at the best possible price. Now a second generation family bu