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Damage Assessment

The popular belief is that diamonds are indestructible. 

The fact is that diamonds can, and in fact do break, chip, or endure other such damage like abrasions and bruising. In most cases, the damage is repairable - members of the DCLA team are trained master diamond cutters and as such can offer a comprehensive damage assessment report. 

Diamond Recut Assessment Software

Precise Diamond Recut Analyses

 

Salvage Assessment & Recovery

DCLA offers a precise recut assessment service on broken or damaged diamonds, which extends to repolishing for salvage. Salvage is repair of the property taken over to lower its loss to the insurer. Often damaged diamonds can be recut or repolished so as to minimise loss.

DCLA can assess the precise recovery quality and value of the damaged diamond; if the recovery is determined to be viable, DCLA will have damaged, broken or poorly finished diamonds recut or polished for you or your insurer on request.

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.