Travel Diaries: Jacquie Aiche

13th March 2020 // By Emma Reynolds

In our ongoing Travel Diaries series, Elite Traveler speaks with designers, style icons and gurus in their respective fields on their must-have travel items when trotting the globe.

Jacquie Aiche, jewelry designer

Tuscon, Arizona

Fine jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche runs her eponymous jewelry line, which is handmade in California. Her boho-luxe pieces include precious gemstones focusing on natural shapes set in gold, including delicate layering pieces with statement symbols and gemstones in everything from necklaces to rings to bracelets for a distinct California-cool vibe. Each January, Aiche descends upon Tuscon, Arizona for the annual Tuscon Gem Show to source gemstones for future pieces. She brings us behind-the-scenes of choosing gems, plus gives Elite Traveler her must-have travel picks and favorite spots to unwind after a day’s spent searching for crystals. To shop her beautiful jewelry, visit