These knives bring both style and function to your kitchen. VG 10 "super steel" is clad with 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus-look. VG 10 steel holds an incredibly sharp edge longer for easier edge maintenance. Half bolster design allows you to sharpen the blade from the tip to the back edge. Stainless steel bolsters and end caps add beauty, durability and enhances ergonomic qualities for the highest level of safety and control. Ebony-black "D" shape PakkaWood® handles allow for maximum comfort and control, provides strength and stability and is dishwasher safe. Lifetime warranty.