- Jakob Heinrich Köchert apprentices to a French goldsmith and enamellist.
- Jakob becomes a master goldsmith for Emanuel Pioté.
- Pioté et Köchert are very successful, receiving an Imperial order from the Turkish Ambassador.
- Pioté et Köchert named Jeweller to the Imperial Court.
- Jakob Heinrich Köchert appointed personal jeweler to Emperor Franz Joseph – K.u.K. Hof- und Kammerjuwelier €“ the Royal and Imperial Court Jeweler.
- Jakob was given care of the imperial treasury, overseeing the completion of the Austrian Imperial Crown.
- Alexander Emmanuel Köchert, Jakob’s son, takes over the the firm.
- Heinrich and Theodor Köchert, Alexander’s sons, take over the firm.
- Theodor’s sons, Erich and Wilfried, take over the firm and bring in Erich’s half-brother painter/designer Erwin Lang.
- Dietrich Köchert and his cousin, Gotfried Köchert (the racing jeweler) are running the firm.
- Dieter Köchert brings back the tradition of working with artists for jewelry design.