Jema Hewitt is a jewellery artist and costume designer. She designs and creates unique fanciful objects d'art and also writes books and articles to inspire others to do the same. She lives among the rolling hills of Derbyshire in the United Kingdom with her husband and beloved menagerie.
Jema trained at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. She has a BA (hons) in Theatrical Design and it was while creating gorgeous costumes and accessories for theatre and film that her love of vintage style and object d'art started to get out of control!
Her style incorporates vintage and found objects with polymer clay, filigree,and beads. Her workshops encompass Millinery and corsetry techniques as well as jewellery pieces. To see more of her exciting crafts and costumes and get the latest news on book releases and launches, have a look at
Miss Emilly Ladybird, Adventuress, is Jema's steampunk alter ego. In the character of Emilly she travels the world searching out artefacts for her employers "Dickens and Rivett". You can follow her ongoing adventures on twitter "emillyladybird" and read more about Dickens and Rivett steampunk emporium at www.steampunkjewellery.co.uk - it is these fanciful stories that have inspired her first steampunk how-to book "steampunk emporium"!
There are two new books to be released in 2013 too
Emillys website is www.steampunkjewellery.co.uk and etsy store http://www.etsy.com/shop/SparkleyJem