Smithsonia is Birmingham’s best loved independent gift store

Established in Piccadilly Arcade in 1982, Smithsonia has a reputation as the shopping destination for unusual and sought after gifts for all special occasions

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  • Our Favourite Local Jeweller.....Nick Hubbard.

    We love to sell beautiful handmade jewellery designed by individual artists. When they are local, and started their design career in our very own Jewellery Quarter, it is even more rewarding. Introducing Nick Hubbard Jewellery..... * * The jewellery is made up of unique, intricate designs. Many pieces have moving...

  • Our Top Ten Gift ideas to take home from Birmingham.

    * * Birmingham has become a popular city for weekend breaks, with tourists from this country and around the world. We have always sourced gifts that have been made locally, but now we have found a need for gifts for our visitors remember the city by. * These ceramic tea...

  • Hickory Dickory Dock, The Mouse Ran Up The Clock.....

    A new addition to both our clock collection and raku ceramics is this fantastic range of clocks by Ian Roberts. * * Ian had a family connection with the antique trade and started work in pottery restoration. This developed into a passion for the ceramics themselves, resulting in these stylish and quirky...