As one of Birmingham's longest running and best loved gallery shops, Smithsonia has been trading as a successful independent business for over 30 years.

Opened in 1982

Smithsonia opened in Piccadilly Arcade in 1982 and has gone on to establish an enviable reputation for offering a great selection of silver jewellery, handmade glass, bronzes and desirable objects.

We are the destination of choice for the independently minded, and stock a wide range of beautiful products, many of which are designed and made in the UK. You will be able to find original gift ideas to cheer friends and to remind you of your visit to Birmingham.

As a family run business Smithsonia takes customer service very seriously and the staff strive to give a personal touch to your shopping experience. No shopping trip to Birmingham is complete without a visit to Smithsonia.

Opening Hours

10am - 5.30pm

10am - 5.30pm

10am - 5.30pm

10am - 5.30pm

10am - 5.30pm

10am - 5.30pm


Find us

From Grand Central and New Street Station.

From the ground floor level, look for the exit marked 'WAY OUT VICTORIA SQUARE and NEW STREET'. Walk up a slight slope, with Boots the Chemist on your left. Keep to the left and leave by the exit marked 'VICTORIA SQUARE AND TAXIS'. Look across the road and you will see Piccadilly Arcade.( As you cross the road watch out for the trams ). We are half way up the arcade on the right hand side.

From the Bullring Shopping Centre

Leave the shopping centre with the bull on your left. Veer left on to New Street - you will see the Odeon Cinema ahead of you on the left hand side of the road. Walk straight on along New Street, following the line of trees, crossing over the crossroads with Corporation Street and Stephenson Street. Continue straight, still following the line of the trees, passed Starbucks on your left. Piccadilly Arcade is about 100 metres further on, on the left hand side, directly opposite Pret A Manger Coffee shop. We are half way down the arcade on the left.

We now sell our gifts online!

  • Amber and Silver Pendant. £49.95
  • Ceramic 'Chimney Vase' £24.95
  • Carrie Elspeth 'Picasso Rainbow' Bracelet £21.95