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 Latest Vintage Jewellery and Objects....

    We've just had more beautiful vintage items in, varying from napkin rings , silver topped bottles and pieces of jewellery. Most of the jewellery is fully hallmarked sterling silver - so you can have a piece that was made the same year as you were born. Very special  !  There...

  • Architectural Models by Timothy Richards available in Smithsonia.

    We have been stocking the stunning architectural models by Timothy Richards for many years - most of us who work here own at least one, some many more !   Timothy began making models in 1988 and has since built a unique international reputation - in fact the last 6...

  • Springtime at Smithsonia.

    It"s March 1st and there is a definite spring feeling in the air. The evenings are getting lighter, the temperature is rising ( only slightly! ) and the birds are singing... One of the birthstones for March is Blue Topaz - there are a few designs of earrings and pendants...