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.

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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

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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

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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

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