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 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.
Thursday 20 April, 2017
GRAFF UNVEILS 105-CARAT D-FLAWLESS DIAMOND
Graff Diamonds has unveiled the 105.07 carat D flawless pear shaped diamond, it has named the Graff Vendôme after its new retail outlet at Place Vendôme in Paris.
Monday 10 April, 2017
LETSENG MINE YIELDS 114CT. DIAMOND
Gem Diamonds has found a 114-carat rough diamond at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the miner reported Friday.
Tuesday 4 April, 2017
SOTHEBY'S SELLS 59.6 CARAT PINK FOR $94.2 MILLION AUD
Steinmetz Diamonds owned by Israeli billionaire Benny Steinmetz, spent two years cutting and polishing the Rough diamond. Which was mined by De Beers in Botswana, Southern Africa.
Thursday 30 March, 2017
DE BEERS, LUK FOOK TO CO-BRAND GRADING REPORTS
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.