Gurhan was a latecomer to the world of jewelry design. At the age of 40 Gurhan “discovered” pure gold. Everything changed on the day Gurhan encountered a sheet of pure gold. He was immediately attracted by its warmth and sensuality. He was equally drawn to the challenge of working in a metal eschewed by other current-day designers who told him he was crazy to even think of working in such a soft, heavy and expensive metal. So he undertook the solitary journey to educate himself in the techniques of working in a material that had last been used for jewelry by the earliest goldsmiths 7000 years ago. By studying their examples he learned their secrets. From that point onward, it became his passion to perpetuate and perfect the legacy of these ancient craftsmen through distinctive designs for today’s woman.