about gemma

Concrete Gems and Creative Gems come from a deep-seated love of crafting and love for my family.

I’m Gemma, the name behind the Concrete Gems company. I am a mum of 3 beautiful children and wife to a supportive husband. We live in Reading, Berkshire, where I also run my little business. I have been a crafter on and off for as long as I can remember. It makes me feel more me, and having a creative outlet is definitely needed in my busy life. I also enjoy running and getting out and about with my little family.

I love concrete. It has a raw, innate beauty which is underrated and unnoticed, and I love being able to bring this beauty to the fore in my pieces. I have a wide range of different concrete products. I also use Jesmonite in place of concrete for some products. Jesmonite is an eco-resin which is similar to concrete in many ways, but I think it has a lot of potential in my pieces. The colours and patterns achievable using Jesmonite are quite exquisite.

I LOVE CONCRETE AND IT’S RAW

BEAUTY

Creative Gems is a more recent addition to my shop. I wanted to be able to show off my love of crafting alongside my other main job, being a mum; and so I have developed a range of crafty mum accessories, many of which can be personalised. One of my other loves is crochet, and so you will also see some crochet related products in my shop too. If there is anything that you would like, but can’t see, please drop me a message as I love working on custom orders.

I'M HAPPIEST WHEN

I’M CREATING

Jesmonite is an eco-resin

similar to concrete