Aurostar DMCC is the headquarter and strategic heart of the group harmonising the Botswana manufacturing operation with the sales offices in the largest diamond consumer markets. This creates a very efficient pipeline from producer country to consumer.
Aurostar DMCC is not solely the strategic headquarter of the group, it has its own rough and polished divisions. The team source and distribute rough from diamond mines beyond the large mining conglomerates. Mostly Junior miners and producers that sell at a noncontractual basis in Dubai. This complements the rough procurement done by Aurostar Diamonds Botswana from De Beers and the Okavango Diamond Company.
The production of polished diamonds from our Botswana manufacturing operation uniquely comes to Dubai for distribution. Here these ‘Made in Botswana’ branded diamonds are sent to the right sales office or sold to our Middle Eastern client base. This is only a part of our polished inventory, which is one of the largest in Dubai in terms of certified diamonds.
Suite 37J, Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers,
P. O. Box – 625829, Dubai, UAE<
Tel. +971 04 554 0604 | Fax. +971 04 368 6095
Aurostar (HK) Ltd.
Aurostar HK is ideally situated for servicing our far east clientele from wholesale and retail clients to clients further downstream. The HK office specialises in a full range of 0.18ct to exceptional sizes of polished diamonds, part of which is the ‘Made in Botswana’ branded diamonds coming from our own manufacturing operation in Gaborone, Botswana.
Room 1111, 11/f, One Harbourfront,
18, Tak Fung Street, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 230 12108 | Fax. +852 230 12308
Aurostar Diamonds Botswana Pty. Ltd.
As a group, we find it tremendously important that the diamond producing counties benefit from the diamonds that are being unearthed there. This is why we are especially proud to have a scalable manufacturing operation in Gaborone, Botswana.
Aurostar Diamonds Botswana combines the traditional diamond manufacturing techniques passed down through generations with the most advanced technology and places this skillset in the hands of the Batswana employees.Input from the distribution in our various markets is converted into a direct manufacturing flow from Botswana in order to maximise efficiency. Integrity and traceability of our polished product it hugely important to us that is why our factory is a certified Forevermark manufacturer.
The factory hosts educational tours for many different groups, from stakeholders and students to foreign jewelers who need more information on the manufacturing process. We believe that education combined with beneficiation will go far in securing a successful diamond industry for Botswana.
BITC Factory Shells, Unit Type A, Factory No 2, Industrial
Plot 61128 – 61130, Block 8, Gaborone, Botswana
Tel. +267 316 7364 | Fax. +267 3167 366
Aurostar NY Inc.
Aurostar NY Inc. is located at the heart of the New York diamond district, ideally situated to service our customers based in Northern America, both wholesale and retail clients. The NY team caters to diverse requirements in different locations within the US and Canada. The range of polished diamonds the NY office specialises in is a full range of 0.5ct and up certified and uncertified diamonds. The polished portfolio also includes an extended range of propriety and branded cuts in addition to the “Made in Botswana” branded diamonds coming from our own manufacturing operation in Gaborone, Botswana. The integrity of the NY sales team is underpinned by the fact that Aurostar NY is an American Gem Society Certified Supplier and a Forevermark diamantair.
580 5th Avenue, Suite 802,
New York, NY, 10036, USA
Tel. +1 212 768 8507 | Fax. +1 212 768 8476
B&K Diamonds is Aurostar’s Australian outfit located in Melbourne. It is a polished diamond hub for the southern hemisphere. The team located in Melbourne is service and catering oriented, supplying polished of Smalls up to 5ct and finished Jewellery.
B&K Diamonds is the exclusive distributor of the Luminus diamond brand, Luminus branded collection consists of round, cushion and radiant cut proprietary diamonds. The unique faceting of these diamonds guarantees limitless light.
As an Authorised Partner for Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds, B&K Diamonds has access to some of the rarest diamonds imaginable.
Level 2, 278 Collins Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Tel. +613 8648 8877 | Fax. +613 9654 9210
Our manufacturing operation in Gaborone, Botswana not only produces the a beautiful product, it also plays and active role in the beatification of the Botswana diamond industry. The diamond manufacturing craftsmanship is combined with the most advanced technology and passed on to our Batswana employees. Beyond the manufacturing process, we host educational tours for many different groups, from stakeholders and students to foreign jewelers who need more information on the manufacturing process. We believe that education combined with beneficiation will deliver a lasting and meaningful impact.
Blue Star was founded in 1966 by Vasantlal Mehta, the first generation of the Mehta family in the diamond industry. Since its foundation Blue Star Diamonds has grown from a pioneer in manufacturing larger sizes in India to a leading manufacturer and distributor of pointers to 10ct polished goods globally. This achievement was acknowledged by getting recognized as an international De Beers Sight in 1994.
Due to its incomparable approach harmonizing client feedback, manufacturing and R&D with marketing and distribution, Blue Star Diamonds is the leading expert manufacturer of proprietary cuts and specific retail program requirements: Known for delivering precision and exclusive products just-in-time and in large quantities if required. Blue Star offers its clients the assurance of responsibly sourced, mined and processed diamonds certified through the CanadaMark and the Forevermark.
The manufacturing is underpinned by strong and consistent rough intake as a De Beers Sightholder, a Dominion Contract holder and client with many junior miners. This means the company can promise a continuous and dependable supply to all customers and their programs.
Headquartered out of Dubai, the Aurostar group has a truly global presence with offices in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia as well as a factory in Botswana. Helmed by third generation Diamantaires of the Mehta family, the group is an experienced family business firmly focused on global polished diamond sales and manufacturing through ethical business practices that create trust in their product.
Combined with their passion and experience, Aurostar’s geographical presence makes for a very efficient diamond pipeline. Moreover, having a presence in Botswana with innovative manufacturing operations in place helps the organization to not only source but also manufacture polished diamonds in one of the world’s largest diamond producing countries. This is complemented by its distribution offices located in some of the world’s most important diamond consumer markets – China and the USA.
The Australian outfit is an Authorised Argyle Pink Diamond trade partner and the distributor of the patented Luminus Diamond brand. In addition, Aurostar is an authorized Forevermark manufacturer.
Arjav Diamonds was established in 1981 in Antwerp, Belgium by Ashit Mehta, second generation of the Mehta family. The Antwerp headquartered company is one of the most important rough diamond distributors in the world and sources rough from a wide variety of direct sources. In addition to contracts with De Beers, Arjav Diamonds Botswana is a Sightholder, Arjav Diamonds consistently purchases from other large and junior miners. This sourcing strength allows the company to constantly develop its rough expertise in terms of origin, quality standards, assorting and pricing.
Arjav Diamonds manufacturing is driven by a constant push for innovation. Our Manufacturing and R&D facilities are one of the cornerstones of our operations which is why we invest in the latest machinery, R&D and training for our artisans in order to constantly optimise our polished output. In our factory in Gaborone, Botswana, safeguarding the quality and integrity of the product is the deciding factor in all our processes.The company also has a very market responsive polished distribution business offering a full range of cuts, colours, clarities and sizes. Additionally, it offers a very service based facility to jewellers worldwide and provides both rounds and fancies varieties at specific parameters.