It all started with Mr. Mehdi Javaheri, the great grandfather of Mr.Kourosh Goharbin, the current President and the owner of K Goharbin Gallery. Mehdi Javaheri was a merchant, importing and exporting jewels and producing gold items and jewelry. He played a valuable role in supporting the jewelry industry in Iran and was honored with a Karvansara (Inn) in his name located in Tehran Ghavamodoleh Mall.His son, Morteza Javaheri, continued his father’s work and became a very well known jewelry merchant of the time. He too was honored, with a school in his name.
Kourosh Goharbin’s father, Mahmood Goharbin also followed the footsteps of his father and grandfather before him. He opened his first jewelry store in 1921 located in Lalezar, the high profile area of Tehran. His interest in the jewelry industry was vast and he gained extensive experience in his profession. He has trained many people who are well known in Iran and abroad. At the present, some of his and his brother Ahmad Jahan’s works are kept in the Royal Jewelry Museum of the Central Bank.