Unique & Independent Gift Shop | Online & in-Store
Established in 2009, we knew right from the outset that we wanted to be different. Since our humble beginnings as a small gift shop in Stirling, near Edinburgh, we’ve been able to grow and develop beyond our wildest expectations.
Now we’re proud to feature over 2000 lines designed and made by independent artists. We also feature products from all over the world, so that you can extend your search beyond our beautifully crafted gifts made in the UK. We're sure you won't find such a variety of high-quality gifts anywhere else.
Our Online Gift Shop
Our online gift shop features unique gifts suitable for everyone, no matter the occasion. With an extensive range of birthday gifts, we guarantee you’ll be able to find the perfect present for your loved one on their special day — whatever their age.
We stock gifts for other occasions too. From christenings to anniversaries –– or even just a little something to say “thank you” –– we have a variety of gifts for him and her. Made with love, care and precision, each impeccable design is as unique and heartfelt as the next.
We care about quality. The vast majority of what we stock is handmade in the UK, guaranteeing the highest craftsmanship across our entire collection. Your gift will stand the test of time and remain a true and heartfelt sentiment for years to come.
Unique Handmade Greetings Cards
At Contempo, We know how much a special message can mean, which is why we stock a range of bespoke greetings cards from local artisans. We care about people –– and we know you do too. So whatever the occasion, send a special message in one of our handmade greetings cards that’ll let your loved one know how much you care.
Made in the UK –– Gifts, Artwork & Homeware
Stocking artworks from independent artists means you’ll be able to find unique designs that’ll stand out in your home and make an impression on anyone who sees them. From canvases and pictures to premium standard posters and prints, we’ve brought together a hand-picked collection of contemporary artwork with fantastic style and gorgeous aesthetics.
Featuring stunning works from talented artists including Kat Baxter, Adam Barsby, Katherine Williams and Sue Gardner, supporting local artists also guarantees the quality of everything you buy. Most of the items we stock are locally sourced, being specially made only a stone’s throw from our gift shop in Stirling.
Our Values: Buying ‘Made in the UK’ Gifts
Fairness is at the heart of everything we do. We’re one of the only independent high-street retailers and online gift shops to pay the real Living Wage, ensuring that every member of our team gets paid what they need to live, ensuring they never go into wage poverty.
Our suppliers are the life-blood of our business, which is why we commit to paying our suppliers on time and in full for their amazing work. You’ll be supporting local artists with any purchase from any of our artists' collections, meaning they can continue to create beautiful works to fill your home with vibrant colour and quality products.
Caring for Our Customers
We live and breathe customer service and community spirit. We always want the best for you, which is why we strive to provide the highest quality customer service. If you have any questions about any of our products or services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.