Steak Knives - Half-dozen high-quality stamped knives with triple-riveted handles. Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen, Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets twenty first century production methods. About Wusthof Gourmet: A precision-stamped blade of high-carbon stainless steel that sharpens easily and holds its edge. Compression rivets securely attach the high-impact handles to the full tang for superior balance and maneuverability. High carbon, no-stain steel. Full warranty. Knives have been ground extra thin for the ultimate cutting performance, although it is not recommended to cut through bones. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Made in Solingen, Germany. - Specifications Model: 9728 Blade: 4 1/2" each Total length: 9" each Weight: 1 7/8 oz. each Care Instructions No metal is completely "stainless". Do not allow acidic foods (lemon, mustard, ketchup, etc.) to remain on the blade after use. This might cause some slight tarnishing. Should the blade show some signs of staining, use a non-abrasive metal polish for cleaning. The construction technique and the materials used to manufacture Wusthof knives ensure that they are dishwasher safe but we recommend that, after each use, you hand wash your knives with warm water and a little detergent, rinse carefully and dry with a towel.