Gurhan is a company headed by the Turkish designer Gurhan Orahan. This person is known all over the world by his unique perception of jewelry. Usually, the models of his accessories combine various metals and colours. However, Gurhan didn’t build his business with the help of gold because this precious metal cost too much. He created his first jewelry collection from silver.
Brand was found by Gurhan Orahan and his wife Fiona Tilli. Being of Turkish ancestry, Gurhan considers himself as a world citizen because he lives in Greece, Switzerland, France and New York. Hi began his career as the jewelry designer. In the beginning of 1990, his business was opened in USA. In 1997, while discovering the pure gold and falling in love in its charm, the Turkish jeweler decided to create his accessories from this precious metal.
In 2011 Gurhan decided to make some experiment, using the bronze for accessories production. At the same time, the Turkish designer and jeweler didn’t produce them mechanically, but casted the bronze precious items. In such a way they featured the considerable expressiveness. Nowadays, Gurhan brought into action the completely new manual in his projects, using the early Ottoman 4 karat gold alloy combined with pure 24 karat gold.
Hi is famous for his sensual and exotic accessories. Thus, being settled in New York and Istanbul, this designer draws his inspiration in materials and ancestor methods of processing. Gurhan jewelry nicely combines the ancient exotics, modern sensitiveness and fashion. This Turkish jeweler likes to create his accessories on the beach, being inspired by stones and metals he touches and feels. Gurhan is occupied by creating and designing of jewelry items, which are really convenient in wearing. Therefore, his accessories are so endless and perceptional. Orahan states that he tries to invoke the past. In such a way, when he creates his accessories he enters the minds of ancient jewelers, reincorporating the secrets of their spirit and production methods. At the same time he gives the other interpretation of seen verity, which is inspired by the modern improved elegance.
At the present time, Gurgan brand may be easily found in the best and most luxurious shops of the world. They embrace Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys, Neiman Marcus etc. Moreover, its jewelry attracts attention of the following celebrities: Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Sherrill Crow, Hillary Clinton, Megan Fox, Ashley Olsen, Kate Hudson, Sandra Bullock and many others.