Bieng that this is a really kinda old thread, I hope that the experiences since have improved. In the beginning there was some talk about ceramic knives. It wasn't all that good. I hope that has changed. I was looking into one of these:
Chicago Cutlery doesn't make anything ceramic, so I'm safe from that fire-storm. I kinda like the tie-in w/ the breast cancer donation too. TIA for some opinions.