DCLA Laboratory Team, our experts

The Spark of Confidence

Experienced Diamond Professionals

DCLA has put together an internationally trained and accredited team of diamond professionals, qualified to certify your diamond by the most rigorous of standards and in accordance with International Diamond Council (IDC) rules.

Every diamond is independently assessed by a minimum of three skilled and experienced experts in the field, providing you with the confidence that your DCLA Diamond Grading Certificate is a true reflection of your diamond.

Reliability, Integrity, and Independence… Guaranteed.

We make protecting you and maintaining your confidence our priority, and our laboratory team is dedicated to a strict professional code of ethics.

DCLA has such confidence in our grading team that we are the only laboratory to stand by our certificate, and provide a complete Diamond Grading Guarantee, offering you absolute security and protection when you purchase a DCLA-certified diamond.

latest news

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

59.6 CARAT VIVID PINK DIAMOND

Sotheby's plans to auction the famous "Pink Star" diamond an internally flawless, fancy vivid pink stone at its sale in Hong Kong on April 4.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

GIA FINDS SIGNIFICANT UNDISCLOSED SYNTHETICS

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) recently uncovered an unusually large number of undisclosed synthetic diamonds mixed in with natural melee diamonds, the lab confirmed with Rapaport News on Monday.

Tuesday 21 February, 2017

DE BEERS PROFIT JUMPS AS DIAMOND MARKET STABILISES

Profit more than doubled for De Beers last year as trading conditions in the diamond-manufacturing sector improved and inventory levels stabilized.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

DCLA DIAMONDS HAS LAUNCHED

Buying a diamond can be a difficult process.

Thursday 17 November, 2016

PINK DIAMOND SELLS FOR $18M AT CHRISTIE’S GENEVA

Christie’s a pink diamond at its Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on Tuesday at $2 million per carat.

Wednesday 9 November, 2016

BAIN CAPITAL AND BOW STREET TO ACQUIRED BLUE NILE

In a surprise announcement, online jeweller Blue Nile has entered into an agreement to be acquired by an investor group managed by Bain Capital Private Equity and Bow Street LLC.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

GRAFF SHOWCASES THE GRAFF VENUS

The 118.78 carat type IIa diamond with no fluorescence and an excellent polish and symmetry. Is a record for a heart shape.