Whether you're an aspiring chef or you just need to upgrade your kitchen utensils, knives are a great place to start because they’re essential tools that can last a long time if you take care of them properly. Ordinarily, nice knives can set you back a lot of money—but now, you can shop from leading brands and still save during this Sur La Table sale.

For a limited time, you can save on select knives and sets from Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Global, and Wüsthof. For example, you can get impressive discounts on two popular Zwilling J.A. Henckels block sets. This eight-piece knife block set comes with paring, serrated, prep, bread, and chef's knives, as well as kitchen shears, a sharpening rod, and a storage block. Originally $734, it's on sale for about $250, so you'll save roughly $484. You can also get the Pro seven-piece block set for a steep discount, so you'll pay $350 instead of the usual $680 retail price. It comes with everything the eight-piece version does, except it doesn't include the serrated utility knife.

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Outside of Zwilling J.A. Henckels, you can find some stellar Wüsthof items, too. The Wüsthof 5-inch Classic serrated utility knife features a laser-cut blade, comes with a lifetime warranty, and is now discounted from $100 to $80. It could also make a great gift for the foodie in your life who's hard to shop for.

No matter which knife set you choose, they all ship free at Sur La Table. Make your way over to the site and check out the knives sale to save as much as you can while these discounts are still going strong.

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