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

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.