This is a 6-piece Genesis Collection knife block set with a wood and tempered glass block. Tempered glass is durable, cleans up easily, and allows for knife blades to be seen for quick selection. Attractive beech wood provides a elegant and modern look with a sleek, minimal foot print. Block only takes up 8 x 3 ¼ space on the counter. One piece, fully forged German steel knives for long lasting sharpness, and increased efficiency when cutting and chopping.