The Kasumi Knife block will hold up to 6 knives. The knife block is made from wood and has strong neodymium magnets mounted under the wood to hold your knives in place. The block measures 26(H) x 12(W) x 28.5(D) cm (approx). Kasumi Damascus Knives are made up of 33 layers of steel with riveted wooden handles. It's been in circulation for 21 generations. These knives are made in Seki in Japan, home of the Japanese Swordsmith.