Submit a Diamond to DCLA, shipping

The Spark of Confidence

DCLA Services are available to both the public and the trade.

All diamonds submitted for grading must be loose (unmounted in jewellery).

In Person

You may submit your diamond in person to the DCLA laboratory, during hours of operation 9:30am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri, at:

    Diamond Certification Laboratory of Australia

    Suite 901, Level 9, Citisite House

    155 Castlereagh Street

    Sydney NSW 2000

Courier

DCLA uses Failproof National Couriers within Australia and Brinks for international customers.

DCLA will return goods sent in by Australian Post or other couriers, when sent with a self addressed return bag.

Please ensure that you arrange for appropriate insurance coverage when sending diamonds to the laboratory.

The DCLA is insured for all outgoing shipping with secure couriers as well as postal services. Please be aware however, that if you send with the postal services insurance limitations may apply.

Please provide return shipment information, including name, address, telephone number, and insurance requirements.

latest news

Thursday 18 May, 2017

DE BEERS TAPS INTO POLISHED DIAMONDS MARKET WITH FIRST-TIME AUCTION

Anglo American’s De Beers, the world’s largest rough diamond producer by value, has decided to begin selling its own polished diamonds in auctions for the first time in its history.

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

SOTHEBY'S SELLS THE APOLLO AND ARTEMIS DIAMONDS FOR £44.9 MILLION

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

US WOBBLE TAKES SHINE OFF PANDORA SALES

Pandora reported strong growth in the first quarter, but US store closures and sluggish mall traffic dented its performance stateside.

Sunday 7 May, 2017

IMPORTANT ADVICE ON HOW TO SELL YOUR DIAMONDS

If you are you considering selling your diamond, but feel as though you have no idea how or where to begin with the process?

Thursday 4 May, 2017

GEM DIAMONDS RECOVERS 80 CARAT ROUGH DIAMOND

Another D colour Type II diamond weighing 80 carats has been recovered.

Wednesday 3 May, 2017

THIS BLUE DIAMOND IS NATURAL—AND ALSO SYNTHETIC

The good news is, from everything we know, all lab-grown diamonds are detectable, and the detection devices are getting better and (somewhat) cheaper.

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

CHRISTIE’S TO OFFER 92CT. PENDANT

A 92.15 carat diamond pendant worth up to $20 million will lead Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva next month.