Henckels International Forged Synergy knives are a contemporary style priced at a great value. These knives are fully forged with a POM riveted handle with brushed stainless steel accents. The two piece asian set includes a 3 inch hollow edge kudamono parer and a 5 inch hollow edge santoku. The 3 inch hollow edge kudamono parer is perfect for those smaller jobs working with fruits and vegetables. The 5 inch hollow edge santoku is great for chopping and slicing meats and vegetables. Both knives sport the hollow edge that allows air between the blade and the item you are slicing to avoid sticking to the blade and ease of slicing.