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Shun Premier 3-Piece Starter Set

Perfect for everything from mincing shallots and peeling apples to chopping vegetables and carving meats, this three-piece knife set provides a solid foundation for any kitchen. Handcrafted by skilled Japanese bladesmiths, each precisely balanced knife...Read More

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Perfect for everything from mincing shallots and peeling apples to chopping vegetables and carving meats, this three-piece knife set provides a solid foundation for any kitchen. Handcrafted by skilled Japanese bladesmiths, each precisely balanced knife pairs exceptional performance with timeless artistry.

Shun Premier knives blend the hand forging techniques of ancient Japan with modern materials, resulting in state-of-the-art knives with a pedigree that’s centuries old.

Set includes:

  • 4" paring knife
  • 6.5" utility knife
  • 8" chef’s knife


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Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details

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  • Hand-hammered tsuchime finish prevents food from sticking to the blade and creates a striking look
  • Each handcrafted knife requires at least 100 steps to complete
  • Core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel is clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel
  • Contoured pakkawood handle allows both a professional-style pinch grip and a trigger grip
  • Stainless steel end caps add stability and strength and helps balance the weight of the blade
  • Blade is hand sharpened to a razor-sharp 16° double-beveled edge
  • Includes a tasteful box that’s great for storage or gift giving

Specifications Show

  • Manufacturer: Shun
  • Includes: 4" paring knife , 6.5" utility knife and 8" chef’s knife
  • Material: Stainless steel, pakkawood
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime—click for warranty info
  • Made in Japan

Care & Usage Show

  • Hand wash only
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Sur La Table Store
Shun makes quality knives. Their Premier division is top of the class.
ERICA R on Nov 20, 2017
My brother has these knives and loves them. We are starting to replace our knife set.
Jennifer S on Aug 11, 2017
Shun makes quality knives. Their Premier division is top of the class.
ERICA R on Nov 20, 2017
My son is a chef and he recommended them
Donna S on Sep 4, 2017
My brother has these knives and loves them. We are starting to replace our knife set.
Jennifer S on Aug 11, 2017
I love to cook and always have wanted a good set of knives, this starter set seemed to fit the bill...And they look gorgeous. Japanese folded steel is the way to go and prices seemed like a great value.
edward r on Jun 16, 2017
This is a great cutlery for chefs!
Paul G on Feb 18, 2017
Needing to upgrade my knives. After a lot of research I found these were the best fit and value for my current needs.
Jason A on Feb 6, 2017
Already have the chef's knife. Thought the starter set would be a good gift for my married children.
Gail C on Nov 28, 2016
shiny
Stephen G on Oct 26, 2016
Present for husband
Shelley K on Mar 25, 2016
They look like high quality knives and i love the look of the damascus
Julie T on Dec 17, 2015
My Son is a young Chef and really wanted to upgrade his knife set.
Joseph Z on Nov 30, 2015
I needed to graduate to a real knife set. After much research I chose Shun Premier for style, look, and feel. These knives will become a family heirloom for generations.
Daniel B on Oct 16, 2015
Pakkawood handles and incredibly sharp knifes
Robert M on May 8, 2015
My son is an aspiring chef and says these are the best, strongest and sharpest. Its an X-mas present for him.
Debra S on Dec 17, 2014
My son is a chef and he recommended them
Donna S on Sep 4, 2017
I love to cook and always have wanted a good set of knives, this starter set seemed to fit the bill...And they look gorgeous. Japanese folded steel is the way to go and prices seemed like a great value.
edward r on Jun 16, 2017
 

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