The remarkable success of The AUTORE Group is testament to the innovative vision of one man - Rosario Autore.
Founded in 1991 from a small office in Sydney, Rosario Autore began exporting pearls directly to Japan, the US and Europe. His personal approach to business and ambition to bring the best pearl farms in Australia together with the most exclusive buyers, has lead the AUTORE Group to become one of the largest South Sea pearl companies in the world.
Rosario’s commitment to the industry has truly revolutionised the international wholesaling of South Sea pearls including the development of the world’s first comprehensive South Sea Pearl Classification Guide which has earned AUTORE world wide recognition and respect from buyers, retailers and consumers.
The AUTORE Group is a dynamic, vertically integrated pearl company providing quality-assured luxury jewellery and South Sea pearls right from the source. AUTORE owns and operates 2 companies comprising of 10 South Sea pearl farms, harvesting in excess of 350,000 pearls per annum. Situated on some of the world’s most beautiful coastline and pristine waters, the AUTORE pearl farms dot the crystal-clear waters off Western & Northern Australia and Indonesia, producing some of the world’s finest South Sea pearls. The AUTORE Group headquarters are based in Sydney where South Sea pearls are graded by hand and eye in preparation for wholesalers and retailers around the world. In addition to loose pearls, in excess of 2000 South Sea pearl strands are manufactured and distributed from Sydney HQ.
Since commencing jewellery production, the AUTORE brand has become renowned for pushing the boundaries of South Sea pearl design, fine craftsmanship, ground-breaking technical features and driving the advancement of pearl jewellery worldwide. Celebrities around the world have chosen to wear AUTORE, and the collections have received some of the jewellery industry’s highest honours and awards.
The AUTORE team of designers, technicians and jewellery experts strive to create innovative and contemporary pearl jewellery. Under the highest levels of quality control, each piece of jewellery is designed specifically for pearls using the finest materials and craftsmanship.
Each pearl is individually hand-selected for each piece of jewellery by skilled technicians who match the pearls to the hues and tones that will best suit the precious and semi-precious stones in each piece. The pearl is not an accessory to the jewellery; it is the focus of the piece.