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Shun Classic 3-piece Starter Set of Knives

Shun Classic 3-piece Starter Set of Knives

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Shun Classic 3-piece Starter Set of Knives
Created in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan using a 100-year-old tradition of blade-making, this starter set of knives is part of Shun's tasteful and contemporary Classic line. With a chef's knife, a utility knife and a paring knife, this set includes the three key pieces of cutlery that every kitchen needs. Made of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX steel and clad with Damascus stainless, these sword-like beauties are durable and corrosion-resistant with razor sharp edges that make cutting effortless.

What You Get 
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • 6" Utility Knife
  • 3.5" Paring Knife
  • Use and care insert
  • Manufacturer's lifetime limited warranty

Good to Know
For warranty information, please call Customer Service at 800.933.2887 (8 am-1 am ET).
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Material Composition: Blades are proprietary VG-MAX steel with stainless Damascus cladding; handle is ebony pakka wood
Care: Hand wash with gentle dish soap; rinse and towel dry immediately; allow knives to air dry for a few minutes before returning them to storage; never allow them to soak in soapy water
Country of Origin: Japan


Three key pieces
  • Includes the three pieces of cutlery that every kitchen needs

8" Chef's knife
  • All purpose knife that is ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks
  • Perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins and other foods
  • Wide blade makes it handy for transferring cut food from the cutting board to the pan and keeps knuckles off the cutting board
  • Thin blade makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style chef's knives
  • Curved belly allows blade to be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a fine mince

6" Utility knife
  • Multi-purpose knife that is perfect for a multitude of tasks that require a precise cut, such as trimming broccoli, green beans or other small vegetables
  • Nimble knife that some chefs prefer as an alternative to a chef's knife
  • Straight, narrow blade
  • Slightly curved belly enables moderate rocking cuts

3.5" Paring knife
  • Versatile knife
  • Small size gives you complete control over the tip and edge of the blade
  • Perfect for chopping small foods such as garlic cloves or ginger
  • Ideal for peeling, coring, trimming, decorating and other detail work
  • Removes or pars away peels and pits from fruits and vegetables
  • A must-have for every kitchen

Hand-sharpened, double-bevel blades
  • Razor-sharp edges make cutting effortless
  • Deliver top performance
Proprietary VG-MAX steel clad with Damascus stainless steel
  • Provides incredible edge retention
  • Ground and bead-blasted to reveal the flowing pattern of the layered steel
  • Sharp, durable and corrosion-resistant, as well as beautiful

Gift boxed
  • Set comes packaged in an elegant box
  • Perfect for gift-giving or storage

Part of the Shun Classic line
  • Features Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood® handles
  • Tasteful and contemporary cutlery

Created in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan
  • Inspired by the blade-making traditions of ancient Japan, today's highly skilled Shun artisans produce blades of unparalleled quality and beauty
  • Exquisite craftsmanship of Japanese blades is admired worldwide

Functional works of art
  • Take more than 100 handcrafted steps to complete
  • Every knife is handmade by highly skilled specialists
  • Created in adherence to Kai's 100-year-old tradition of blade-making excellence combined with the newest technology and the most advanced materials


Shun Classic 3-piece Starter Set of Knives

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