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

  • A Handmade Ceramic Brooch £8.95
  • A Handmade Ceramic Brooch £8.95
  • A Handmade Ceramic Brooch £8.95
  • A Handmade Pewter mini frame - medium £16.95
  • A Handmade Pewter Mini Frame - small £14.95
  • A pair of Silver Heart Drops £21.95
  • A Silver and Opal Heart Pendant. £49.95
  • A Silver Pendant -Two Birds in a Heart £47.95
  • A Silver Pendant with Heart £32.95

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

  • 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'...

  • Another year....

    We are back to 'business as usual' after the festive season, normal working hours and time to sleep , eat and drink !  The New Year trade shows gave us an opportunity to find some lovely new ranges, especially for Valentines Day, which will be here before we know it....

  • Opening hours during the Christmas and New Year Holiday Period.

    MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS. To avoid disappointment if you are planning to visit us over the next 2 weeks please take note of our opening hours. Christmas Eve 9am - 4pm Christmas Day CLOSED Boxing Day CLOSED Saturday December 27th 10am - 5.30pm...