DCLA applies to become IDC Laboratory
Sept 2000 - Jan 2001
Laboratory systems and technical equipment setup
IDC performs official assessments and audits
DCLA receives SAJC-graded IDC diamond colour master set
DCLA becomes the 5th IDC-recognised laboratory worldwide
DCLA and SAJC Laboratory sign affiliation agreement
DCLA opens its doors for the first time
2001 DCLA receives HRD-graded IDC diamond master set
2003 DCLA offers first cold laser system for Australia
DCLA gets official CIBJO SSEF-graded diamond colour master set for Australia (C2 AU set)
CIBJO Recognizes DCLA as Registered Laboratory
DCLA buys second cold Laser
DCLA gets third Sarin measuring machine
Anna Wojcieszek appointed as Laboratory Director
Matthew Zamel appointed as Laboratory Director
The diamond trading floor that gives all diamond buyers direct access to DCLA guaranteed diamonds from Australian diamond dealers.
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 CHRISTIEâ€™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.