Beautiful Knife

  • Sugg. Price $932 Our Price $599.95
    Named Hikari after the Japanese word for "illumination," the masterfully crafted, award-winning knives in this set are distinguished by their stunning birch PakkaWood handles and "hornet's nest" blade pattern. The blade edges are extraordinarily sharp and long-lasting, with microserrations that reduce friction for clean, effortless slicing and chopping. This starter set includes three essential knives – paring, utility and chef's – plus a storage block with extra slots to grow your collection. Shares the same award-winning construction as the Hikari chef's knife – named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless-steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed end cap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan. 4-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife 6" utility knife 8" chef's knife 6-slot storage block
  • Sugg. Price $551 Our Price $379.95
    Named Hikari after the Japanese word for "illumination," these masterfully crafted, award-winning knives showcase stunning birch PakkaWood handles and a "hornet's nest" blade pattern. The blade edges are extraordinarily sharp and long-lasting, with microserrations that reduce friction for clean, effortless slicing and chopping. Our two-piece set is an excellent introduction to the Hikari Collection. Two-piece set includes 6" chef's knife and 4" paring knife. Dual-core stainless-steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed end cap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $1,400 Our Price $799.95
    Exclusively available at Williams Sonoma, the refined Thomas Keller Signature Collection by Cangshan is a model of precision and craftsmanship. Slim, sleek and exceptionally well-balanced, each knife is meticulously designed to elevate and augment the skills of the user. Chef Keller was instrumental in the design of this 7-piece set, rigorously focusing on every detail to ensure each piece performs flawlessly. Designed by Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller and crafted by award-winning cutlery maker Cangshan. Forged from Swedish Damasteel® RWL34 powdered steel, an extraordinarily fine-grained, high-alloy steel known for its excellent edge strength, hardness and corrosion-resistance. Ultra-precise 6-stage heat treatment creates a Rockwell hardness rating of 61 +/-2, allowing the blade to take a remarkably sharp edge. Hand polished and hand sharpened by expert bladesmiths. American walnut magnetic knife bar frees up counter space and showcases the beauty of the collection. Winner of 2019 Red Dot Design Award. 7-piece set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife 7" utility knife 8" chef's knife 10" chef's knife 10" bread knife 10 1/2" carving knife 18" walnut magnetic knife bar Please note: Knife bar is counted as an individual piece.
  • Sugg. Price $375 Our Price $299.95
    Named Hikari after the Japanese word for "illumination," this masterfully crafted, lightweight chef's knife is distinguished by its stunning birch PakkaWood handle and "hornet's nest" pattern. Extraordinarily sharp with a long-lasting edge, the blade's micro serrations reduce friction for clean, effortless slices that enhance the flavor of the food. This chef's knife is a must-have for heavy-duty cutting tasks, and its broad blade is useful in transferring chopped items to the pot. Named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $382 Our Price $249.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. The composite blade reveals a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Special 5-piece set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife, 8" chef's knife, 9" bread knife, honing steel and a sturdy nylon 8-slot knife roll with a detachable shoulder strap. Essential cutlery set is perfect for cooking classes or culinary school, allowing you to carry your favorite knives like professional chefs do. Designed for top safety and convenience, the zippered knife roll has 8 elasticized, reinforced pockets for knives, plus 5 interior pockets and compartments. Each blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a traditional rippled pattern. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Knives are handcrafted in Japan.
  • $49.95
    Designed for "beautiful function," the Cangshan S+ series features vibrantly colored handles and keen Asian-style cutting edges. Forged German steel blades have a nonstick titanium coating for quick, clean cuts. A high-performance duo for equipping a new kitchen or a bright addition to your cutlery collection, this set contains a serrated paring knife, a santoku and two sheaths for safe storage. Set includes serrated paring knife, santoku and two sheaths. Blades are forged from premium high-carbon X50Cr15MoV German stainless steel. Hand sharpened to 16-degree Asian-style cutting edge that stays sharp, even with prolonged use.  Titanium-coated nonstick blades reduce sticking and wipe clean easily. Full-tang construction with angled bolsters. Each knife comes with protective sheath for safe transport and storage.
  • Sugg. Price $131 Our Price $104.95
    From Japan's premier producer of cutlery, this versatile knife is useful for cutting tasks that call for precision. The supersharp 6"-long blade combines the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Designed to provide excellent control for precision tasks as well as all-around chopping and slicing. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $75 Our Price $59.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. The composite blade reveals a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Utility knife is ideal for trimming produce and slicing fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses. Blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a traditional rippled pattern. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $331 $375 Our Price $264.95 $299.95
    Named Hikari, after the Japanese word for "illumination," this masterfully crafted, lightweight knife is distinguished by its stunning birch PakkaWood handle and "hornet's nest" pattern. Extraordinarily sharp with a long-lasting edge, the blade has microserrations that reduce friction for clean, effortless slices that enhance the flavor of the food. This santoku is an exceptionally versatile, Asian-inspired multipurpose knife that combines the features of a chef's knife and a cleaver. Use it for mincing, paper-thin slicing, chopping and dicing. Available in 5" and 7" size.  Shares the same award-winning construction as the Hikari chef's knife – named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • $469.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarch’s chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, the yanagi is the classic Japanese knife used to prepare sushi and sashimi, slicing through delicate fish with precision and ease. Hand forged, hand sharpened and hand assembled in a traditional method involving a 40-step process. Blade features a core of ultrahard high carbon and stain resistant Ginsan steel. Ho wood handle and buffalo horn knife guard. Includes a handmade ho wood sheath for safe storage and to protect the sharp blade from contact. Blade bears the historic Kikuichi symbol of a chrysanthemum. 9 1/2" blade; 5 1/4"-long handle; 5 oz. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $338 Our Price $159.95
    Named Hikari after Japanese word for "illumination," this masterfully crafted, lightweight knife is distinguished by its red-tipped birch PakkaWood handle and "hornet's nest" pattern. Extraordinarily sharp with a long-lasting edge, the blade has microserrations that reduce friction for clean, effortless slicing that enhances the flavor of the food. Keep this kitchen workhorse at hand for chopping, slicing and dicing everything from produce to proteins. Shares the same award-winning construction as the Hikari chef's knife – named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $212 $290 Our Price $159.95 $229.95
    Dynamic, modern lines and user-friendly features distinguish the Epicure series, a brilliant knife design from Wüsthof crafted for the most discerning home cooks. Wide, subtly curved blades feel extra-stable and beautifully balanced in the hand, with generous knuckle room. Smooth, sculpted handles are the same super-durable wood composite used in high-quality cutting boards. Chef's knife for all-purpose chopping, slicing, dicing and mincing. Blade is precision-forged from high-carbon stainless steel. Handle is made of Epicurean® recycled wood-fiber composite, a highly durable and hygienic material. Created by industrial designer Björn Berger and crafted in the historic cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $88 $100 Our Price $69.95 $79.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. The composite blade reveals a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Less curved than a Western chef's knife, for greater contact with cutting board and more efficient cutting. Blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a traditional rippled pattern. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $375 Our Price $299.95
    Named after the Japanese word for "illumination," the Shun Hikari collection is masterfully crafted with stunning birch PakkaWood handles and "hornet's nest" blade patterns. This nakiri is an agile, lightweight knife for precision slicing of fruit and vegetables. Shares the same award-winning construction as the Hikari chef's knife – named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless-steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria, and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $80
    A mottled tortoise shell-inspired handle gives our weighty steak knives coastal style. Made of stainless steel with an ultra-strong serrated edge and an artisan-crafted resin handle in shades of brown and ochre, the knives are a beautiful balance of form and function. They cut smoothly through steaks and chops and make a chic addition to casual gatherings. Knives are forged from ultra strong stainless steel with serrated edges. Resin handles feature a tortoise shell pattern. Made by Argent Orfévres. Bolster is etched with the Argent company logo. Set of four.
  • $349.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarch’s chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, their chef’s knife has the power and precision you need for slicing, chopping, mincing and dicing. Damascus-style blade is forged from 16 layers of incredibly dense VG-10 “super steel” to provide precise control while maintaining a razor-sharp edge. The handsome dimpled pattern (“tsuchime” in Japanese) helps the blade glide easily through food without sticking. Tsuchime pattern is hand-hammered, then heat-tempered, making each blade unique. Traditional wooden handle is triple-riveted to guarantee optimal balance and control. 9 1/2" knife: 9 1/2"-long blade, 4 3/4"-long handle. 8 1/2" knife: 8 1/2"-long blade, 4 3/4"-long handle; 8 oz. 6" knife: 6"-long blade, 4 1/2"-long handle; 7 oz. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $363 Our Price $189.95
    Named Hikari after the Japanese word for "illumination," this masterfully crafted, lightweight chef's knife is distinguished by its stunning birch PakkaWood handle and "hornet's nest" pattern. Extraordinarily sharp with a long-lasting edge, the blade's micro serrations reduce friction for clean, effortless slicing that enhances the flavor of the food. Known as a gyuto in Japan, this all-purpose knife is ideal for trimming and slicing meat and fish, and works beautifully on fresh fruits and vegetables, too. Dual-core stainless-steel blades are clad of 71 alternating micro layers of VG10 and VG2 high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel Damascus to create a "hornet's nest" pattern. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • $299.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarch’s chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, this nakiri knife has a straight, cleaver-style blade that makes quick, precise work of slicing vegetables and scooping them into the pot. Slender cleaver-shaped blade ideal for precise slicing and chopping of vegetables. Damascus-style blade is forged from 16 layers of incredibly dense VG-10 “super steel” to provide precise control while maintaining a razor-sharp edge. The handsome dimpled pattern (“tsuchime” in Japanese) helps the blade glide easily through food without sticking. Tsuchime pattern is hand hammered, then heat-tempered, making each blade unique. Traditional wooden handle is triple-riveted to guarantee optimal balance and control. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $375 Our Price $299.95
    Handcrafted in Japan, Shun Dual-Core knives are a brilliant pairing of strength and beauty. Two types of stainless steel are welded and forged together to produce the stunning Damascus pattern and a super-strong blade that holds its sharp edge, requiring less honing. The long-bladed kiritsuke is essentially an all-purpose Japanese chef's knife, ideal for cleaning and portioning boneless meats as well as dicing, slicing or julienning vegetables. 71 alternating micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 and VG2 stainless steels welded together and fold-forged to produce an extremely strong, fine-grained steel. With normal use the two steels will wear at different rates, creating micro serrations along the edge for long-lasting sharpness. Hand-sharpened 16-degree double-bevel blade. Etched laminations in the blade reduce drag, releasing foods more quickly and easily. Traditional Japanese octagonal handle in ebony PakkaWood. Shun Cutlery’s new Dual Core Kiritsuke was named the 2014 Kitchen Knife of the Year at the annual Blade Show.
  • Sugg. Price $363 Our Price $289.95
    Handcrafted in Japan, Shun Dual-Core knives are a masterful pairing of strength and beauty. Two types of stainless steel are welded and forged together to produce both the stunning Damascus pattern and the ultra-strong blade, which holds its sharp edge, requiring less honing. The cleaver-like nakiri (translated as "vegetable knife") is the Japanese chef's choice for precise slicing and chopping of fruit and vegetables. 71 alternating micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 and VG2 stainless steel are welded together and fold-forged to produce an extremely strong, fine-grained steel. With normal use, the two types of steel will wear at different rates, creating micro serrations along the edge for long-lasting sharpness. Hand-sharpened 16-degree double-bevel blade. Etched laminations in the blade reduce drag, releasing food quickly and easily. Traditional Japanese octagonal handle in ebony PakkaWood.
  • Sugg. Price $59.95 Sale $28.99
    This stainless-steel set includes all the essentials needed for the cheese course. Use the spreader for soft cheese and the pronged knife to break up hard cheese and spear slices. The fork is ideal for transferring individual portions onto plates. Each piece is entirely handcrafted for natural style, and hand polished for industrial-chic luster. 7 1/2" long. Set of three. Includes pronged knife, fork and spreader. Handcrafted of durable stainless steel. Hand polished to a beautiful luster.
  • Sugg. Price $29.95 Our Price $23.96
    With its bold grain and richly varied color, olivewood gives our cheese knives their eye-catching beauty. Artisans hand turn the Italian wood and attach polished stainless-steel blades, each finely honed for impeccable service of an array of hard and soft cheeses. A classic choice for everyday use and entertaining, the set makes a distinctive gift for a host or hostess. Handles are crafted from solid, boldly grained Italian olivewood. Natural variations in color and grain pattern make each piece unique. Each knife has a specially designed stainless-steel blade: a forked blade for semisoft cheeses, a curved, pointed blade for hard cheeses and a wide blade for semihard cheeses. Set of three, one of each style.
  • Sugg. Price $352 Our Price $139.95
    Dynamic, modern lines and user-friendly features distinguish the Epicure series, a brilliant knife design from Wüsthof crafted for the most discerning home cooks. Wide, subtly curved blades feel extra-stable and beautifully balanced in the hand, with generous knuckle room. Smooth, sculpted handles are the same super-durable wood composite used in high-quality cutting boards. Set includes 6" chef's knife and 3 1/2" paring knife. Blades are precision-forged from high-carbon stainless steel. Handles are made of Epicurean® recycled wood-fiber composite, a highly durable and hygienic material. Created by industrial designer Björn Berger and crafted in the historic cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $29.95 Our Price $23.96
    More than 100 years ago, Willem Bos started making tools for cheese farmers at his home near Gouda in the western Netherlands, birthplace of the original Gouda cheeses. In the four generations since, family-owned Boska Holland has become the preeminent specialist in cheese tools the world over. This set of professional-quality cheese knives slices a full range of cheeses, and it is designed with the elegant beauty and durable construction that's made Boska Holland famous. Set of four cheese knives. Blades are made of 18/10 stainless steel. Handles are hand-polished European white oak, a well-grained and exceptionally durable wood. The curved spreading knife is for use with soft, spreadable cheeses; the pointed knife slices hard, older cheeses; the perforated knife cuts soft or hard cheese and will not stick to slices; the pronged tip knife slices and skewers hard and semihard cheese. Sized for picnics and for small cheese boards and displays. Beautifully boxed for a stunning gift.
  • Sugg. Price $49.95 Sale $29.99
    Our trio of cheese knives combines the cool beauty of white marble with the lustrous look of copper. We designed them to pair with our white marble monogram board, but they look just as stunning alongside wood, slate and ceramic serving pieces. Crafted to slice and plate a variety of cheeses, they're perfect for special occasions and wine and cheese gatherings, or as a memorable hostess gift. Handles are carved of solid white marble. Durable stainless-steel blades have a copper finish. Natural variations in marble make each knife unique. Set of three includes a pronged knife for breaking up hard cheeses and spearing portions, a tear-shaped knife for crumbling and spreading soft cheeses, and a cheese plane for shaving thin slices from medium-hard to hard cheeses.
  • $649.95
    Handcrafted in Japan, these steak knives have blades forged of stainless steel clad with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel. The resulting supersharp blades combine the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability. Set of eight steak knives. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable D-shaped PakkaWood handles resist moisture and feel comfortable in hand. NSF-certified knives meet high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.
  • Sugg. Price $100 Our Price $79.95
    Sora is Japanese for "sky," and the Shun Sora collection soars high in performance while offering down-to-earth value. With a traditional Japanese handle and blade shape, Sora knives deliver smooth, razor-sharp cutting and a lightweight feel that's easy to control. The composite blade reveals a beautiful wavy pattern characteristic of Japanese swordsmithing. Santoku knife is an excellent multipurpose kitchen knife, with a hollow-ground blade to reduce sticking. Blade features a VG-10 "super steel" core clad in stainless steel on each side for a san mai edge that is stain-resistant. Cutting edge is braze-welded to a mirror-polished Japanese steel upper, creating a traditional rippled pattern. Handle is a textured polymer blend for a secure grip and easy care. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $476 Our Price $319.95
    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" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless 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. NSF-certified knives meet high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.
  • $299.95 $799.95
    From France’s Laguiole region, famed for its expertly crafted knives, each of these steak knives is the work of a single master cutler who begins with shaping the handle and concludes with fitting the blade. The showpiece sets are 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. Handles are available in a full range of exotic materials (see More Info tab for details). Made in France's Laguiole region, each set includes a certificate of authenticity.
  • Sugg. Price $29.95 Our Price $23.96
    White marble's cool beauty provides an elegant presentation. We designed these knives to coordinate with our white marble cheese boards, but they also pair perfectly with wood, slate or ceramic serving pieces. Hand crafted by skilled artisans using high-quality marble that is polished to a high shine. Variations in the color and veining of each piece of marble make every knife a singular work of art. Durable, polished stainless-steel blades. Hand-wash. Set of three includes a pronged knife for spearing and serving cheese, a flat cheese knife for serving and breaking up hard cheese, and a pointed, tear-shaped knife for crumbling and spreading cheese.
  • $819.95
    From France's Laguiole region—famed for its expertly crafted knives—each of these steak knives is the work of a single master cutler whose craft begins with shaping the handle and concludes with fitting the blade. This collection displays the natural beauty of six different horn handles. Set includes six handmade steak knives and a wooden storage case. Blades are forged from ultrastrong Sandvik 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 horn:cow horn, water buffalo crust, water buffalo horn, cow bone, deer horn and ram horn. Variations in the color and pattern of natural bone make each knife unique. Made in Laguiole, France.
  • Sugg. Price $213 Our Price $169.95
    Named Hikari after Japanese word for "illumination," this paring knife from Shun – masterfully crafted and exceptionally lightweight – is distinguished by its red-accented birch PakkaWood handle and "hornet's nest" pattern. Extraordinarily sharp with a long-lasting edge, the blade has microserrations that reduce friction for clean, effortless slicing. Shares the same award-winning construction as the Hikari chef's knife – named 2016's Kitchen Knife of the Year. Dual-core stainless-steel blades are clad on each side with 71 micro layers of high-carbon, high-chromium stainless steel to create a "hornet's nest" pattern reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges, hand-sharpened to a 16-degree angle, are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Polished bolster promotes a comfortable chef's grip. Durable birch PakkaWood handle resists moisture and bacteria and has a beautiful low-gloss finish. Embossed endcap adds beauty and balance. Handle offers a superb grip for both left- and right-handed users. Handcrafted in Japan.