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

Featured Gifts

  • Bagged Pewter Tokens 'Sea Creatures' £10.95
  • Blue Topaz and Moonstone Earrings. £21.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Drops £18.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Earrings £21.00
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Pendant £34.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Pendant. £34.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Pendant. £45.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Pendant. £32.95
  • Blue Topaz and Silver Pendant. £46.95

Our Range

Bronze, Glass and Ceramics

Within our shop in Birmingham we have a wonderful collection of bronze sculptures ranging from our tiny 'bonsai' pieces to a large Barn Owl in flight. Many of the sculptures...

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Amongst our collection we feature ranges in different woods, both mantle and wall clocks, designed and hand made in Birmingham. We also have a range of Archibald Knox inspired clocks...

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Gifts for Men

How many times do we get asked in the shop "Have you got any presents for men ?" "What can I buy for my Boss for his Birthday ?" "My...

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Here at Smithsonia we have spent many years gathering a wonderful selection of suppliers from around this country,  and the world, to create our special collection of jewellery.We have several...

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Perfect for Giving

We know how difficult it is to find something a little different to give as a gift.

Whether its for a birthday, a 'good luck in your new job', an'...

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Blog & News

  • 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...

  • New Jelly Cats in.....

    We are delighted to announce the arrival of some new and exciting additions to our Jelly Cat family. Only Jelly Cats could make a shark cuddly ! This lovely new long-eared hound dog A kipping fox... And this lovely ladybird - who has a little honey bee friend. We also...

  • Lots of new ideas.

    It's an exciting time of year for us here in the shop. We have several special occasions coming up -Valentine's Day, Mothering Sunday and Easter - and lots of new designs and gift ideas coming in. Each of our card companies have new ranges for all occasions, from beautiful handmade 'works of art'...