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

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  • "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs £25.00
  • "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs £25.00
  • "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs £25.00
  • "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs £22.00
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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

  • 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...

  • Extended Opening Hours for Christmas.....

    We are opening for longer to make it easier for you do your Christmas shopping. We now start at 9.00am and close at 6.30pm Monday to Saturday, and 11.00am till 4.00pm on Sundays. We also offer a "Click and Collect" service - choose and pay online and we will have...

  • Birmingham's Christmas Markets coming next week .....

    Reindeer Parade with Camels and a Donkey today !               German Market opens November 13th. I know its hardly believable as the summer just seems to have gone on and on but it is Christmas Market time again ! Before that we have the...