1943 – Beginnings in India
Amir Hadjibay, father of Moris & Giacomo, travels from Iran to India and starts trading fine Persian carpets for precious gemstones.
1961 – India to Milan
Amir Hadjibay moves to Milan, Italy. He sets up a business and is known throughout Europe for his fine collection of precious gemstones.
1974 – Maharaja Belt
Amir Hadjibay Acquires a very rare Maharaja belt buckle centered on a magnificent cabochon old-mine Colombian emerald.
1981 – Bayco Established
Moris & Giacomo Hadjibay partner in New York to start Bayco.
1985 – The Spirit of the Sea
Moris & Giacomo Hadjibay purchase The Spirit of the Sea, a superb 215 carat gem quality natural unheated emerald-cut blue sapphire.
1989 – The Viridian Splendor
Moris & Giacomo Hadjibay purchase The Viridian Splendor emerald necklace.
1992 – The Tear of the Sultan
Bayco acquires The Tear of the Sultan, an exceptionally fine 60 carat natural unheated pear-shaped royal blue Burma sapphire.
1994 – Manufacturing
Bayco begins to manufacture its own line of jewelry in their New York atelier.
1997 – Kashmir Bracelet Acquisition
Bayco acquires a very rare Kashmir Sapphire bracelet signed Cartier.
1998 – Baselworld
Bayco exhibits at the Baselworld fair for the first time.
2006 – The Muzo Spectacular
Bayco creates The Muzo Spectacular emerald necklace centered upon an exquisite 42 carat emerald-cut Colombian emerald.
2007 – The Gurkhan Ruby
Bayco acquires The Gurkhan Ruby, a very rare 15 carat natural unheated oval Burma ruby and creates a unique ring for the special stone.
2008 – New Addition
Marco Hadjibay, eldest son of Moris, joins the Bayco team.
2010 – The Sovereign Sapphire
Bayco acquires The Sovereign Sapphire, an extremely rare 35 carat natural unheated emerald-cut Burma sapphire.
2012 – New Addition
Manuel Hadjibay, second son of Moris, joins Bayco.
2013 – The Imperial Emerald
Baselworld 2013. Dozens of journalists attended the secret unveiling held at the at which one of the rarest gemstones in the world was presented to the public for the first time; a 206 carat gem quality unenhanced Colombian emerald.
2014 – The Crimson Ruby
Bayco creates The Crimson Ruby, a ring centered upon an extremely rare 12 carat natural unheated oval Burma ruby.
2016 – The Conquistador Emerald
Bayco acquires The Conquistador Emerald, a superb quality 23 carat unenhanced emerald-cut Colombian emerald.
2017 – The Grand Mogok Ruby
Bayco acquires The Grand Mogok Ruby, a spectacular 15 carat natural unheated Burma ruby and designs a majestic ring with 16 carats of diamonds for the unique stone.
2018 – New Addition
Nicole Hadjibay, eldest daughter of Giacomo Hadjibay, joins Bayco.
2019 – New Addition
David Hadjibay, son of Giacomo Hadjibay, joins Bayco.