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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Thursday 6 July, 2017

ANOTHER LARGE GEM DIAMOND RECOVERED AT LESOTHO MINE

Gem Diamonds found the high quality 126 carat, D colour Type IIa rock at Letšeng.

Monday 12 June, 2017

GEM DIAMONDS FINDS TWO LARGE ROCKS AT FLAGSHIP MINE IN LESOTHO

Africa focused Gem Diamonds has discovered two diamonds bigger than 100 carats at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, which should help the company boost revenue and investors confidence.

Tuesday 6 June, 2017

KIMBERLEY DIAMONDS CLOSES ITS LAST MINE

Controversial Australia-based miner Kimberley Diamonds has put its last remaining diamond mine into administration after it failed to secure fresh funding.

Monday 5 June, 2017

DE BEERS GOES TO COURT OVER SOUTH AFRICA EXPORT LEVY

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) is reportedly appealing to the Pretoria High Court in South Africa to set aside a decision by the South African Minister of Minerals Mosebenzi Zwane requiring DBCM to pay a levy on diamonds exported from South Africa to Botswana for the purpose of aggregation.

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