A cutlery set that includes 4 knives, 4 forks, 4 spoons and 4 coffee or tea spoons made of stainless steel. Tips for cutlery in the dishwasher. To prevent stains, do not leave the cutlery wet or dirty for very long. The knives are made of a stainless steel variant that differs from that of the spoons and forks. Contact corrosion occurs through contact with various materials. Make sure that the cutlery is not touching in the cutlery rack. For safety reasons, place the knives with the cutting edge facing down and the other pieces of cutlery right side up. Open the dishwasher as soon as possible once it is done to allow everything to dry quickly and to prevent stains. Rust spots on the cutlery can be removed with a soft sponge or copper polish.