Diamond Verification Services (DVS) – the trading name for Sheffield Supplies Limited (a Sheffield Assay Office company) – offers a set diamond service: a diamond jewellery testing service designed to verify that all diamonds within your jewellery are natural.
Using industry-leading technology, our highly skilled technicians can verify natural diamonds in a jewellery piece.
The set diamond service can screen set diamonds in the size range of 0.001ct and above, in the colourless to near colourless colour range, and in all shapes.
All simple jewellery designs such as rings, brooches, bracelets, pendants, necklaces and earrings are accepted for verification.
The Conditions for the Provision of Diamond Services govern the provision of these services by DVS.
Colour - be colourless to near colourless (D-L of the official GIA Colour Scale)
Size - be a minimum of 0.0013ct, there is no upper limit
Clean - be clean, as pieces containing dirty or greasy stones may need to be rejected (at our discretion)
HOW TO SUBMIT GOODS
ALL PARCELS SUBMITTED TO US MUST INCLUDE A COMPLETED DIAMOND VERIFICATION NOTE
Download the Diamond Verification Note below
SHIPPING TO DVS
PLEASE SEND YOUR SHIPMENT TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
DVS c/o Sheffield Assay Office, Guardians’ Hall, Beulah Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield S6 2AN.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 114 2312121 with your carrier reference if you have any queries about your shipment.
Please note that you will be responsible for the cost of return shipment.
HOW WILL MY SHIPMENT BE RETURNED TO ME?
EACH PIECE WILL BE RETURNED SUBDIVIDED (AS PER THE RESULTS) INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES
PASS - the diamonds contained in the piece of set diamond jewellery within this sealed parcel have been screened by the DVS and have been classified as being neither synthetic nor simulants. Should the seal of this parcel no longer be intact, the validity of this classification is no longer assured.
The PASS articles will be returned in a sealed tamper-proof bag and will be clearly marked with relevant references.
REFER - The diamonds contained in the piece of set diamond jewellery within this parcel have been screened by DVS and been found to have characteristics overlapping with those of synthetic or simulant diamonds.
Highly detailed testing is required to determine whether they are synthetic or simulant, which falls outside the scope the services for which DVS has been engaged in respect of the set diamond jewellery contained within this parcel.
You will be invoiced monthly in arrears (except for counter service or as otherwise required by DVS)
You will receive one invoice per shipment
Your invoice will be emailed to your key contact and /or finance contact at the address(es) provided by you