Autore’s ground-breaking research

Autore is thrilled to announce their innovative advances in science to help the industry product better quality pearls. As a result of the 10 year partnership and dedication of Autore and The University of Queensland, this commitment aims to ensure the sustainability and success of the Australian pearl industry remaining in its premier position on an international scale.

Autore has been recognised for their ground-breaking collaboration with Professor Bernie Degnan of UQ’s School of Biological Sciences and the insight into increasing the consistent production of ultra-high quality South Sea pearls at Prestigious Awards ceremony at Brisbane Customs House, receiving the Partners in Research Excellence Award (PIREA) 2016.This award has recognised Autore’s outstanding science efforts, and was one several PIREAs for outstanding industry-UQ collaborations that benefit industry and the community.

Mr Rosario Autore, CEO of the Autore Group has explained the revolutionary research stemmed from his passion and vision for the industry “Our research collaboration with UQ has made significant inroads into understanding the relationship between gene expression and pearl characteristics. Our confidence with the research and more so the fantastic relationship we have developed with Professor Degnan and his team has meant there is real promise with actual commercialisation of this IP, and an increase is the education and knowledge of the genetic processes underlying pearl formation”.

The AUTORE Group is a vertically integrated operation and one of the world’s largest pearling companies, from producing South Sea pearls, to wholesaling, to the intricate design process, AUTORE is proud to distribute one of nature’s greatest gifts all across the globe. AUTORE jewellery has been worn by celebrities around the world and received some of the industry’s highest honours including Vogue Best New Jewellery Collection Baselworld (Spain); Couture Design Award for Best Pearl Design (US); Designer of the Year (UK), and Veranda Art of Design Award (US).