18 Highly Giftable, High-Design Ashtrays

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Yes, we agree: Smoking is a filthy habit. But ashtrays don’t have to be strictly for smokers. And while we’re aware of what the calendar says (we know: Thursday), any time of the year is actually a great time for a decorative ashtray, especially when you can find ones that complement your aesthetic or general sense of whimsy — they make great hostess gifts, too. Below, the 20 best (and most giftable) ashtrays on the internet.

A shallow porcelain ashtray from Italian brand Fornasetti would be perfect for housing even just mail or jewelry.

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Fornasetti Mano Con Anelli Ashtray $240, Spring

A vintage-looking tray that’s very Gucci-esque.

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Visol Products Francis Cigar Ashtray $66, Wayfair

Florals for spring have never looked so groundbreaking.

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Blumarine Large Queen of Roses Ashtray $173, Luisa Via Roma

Always do as the ashtray says.

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Act Natural Ashtray $12, Urban Outfitters

This porcelain tray isn’t cheap, but it looks much more expensive than it is.

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Richard Ginori 1735 Giardino Dei Semplici Porcelain Ashtray $165, Luisa Via Roma

Useful for catching ashes, butts, or aloe plants.

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Hand Ashtray $12, Urban Outfitters

These lips just look so much better when “propped” with a decorative cigarette.

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Loghot Creative Ceramic Ashtray $13, Amazon

The last in our series of body-centric ashtrays, a pair of kneeling legs that would make a great planter.

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Lady Legs Ashtray $12, Urban Outfitters

A discreet ashtray that hides the evidence with the simple push of a pin.

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Carhartt Ashtray $38, Need Supply

This is no longer available, but here’s another stainless steel ashtray in the same push pin style.

It even has a nice, little resting spot for your unfinished cig.

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WINCAN Drum shape modern wind stainless steel ashtray $10, Amazon

This ashtray is sold out, but here is another nearly identical version.

A classic that belongs as much at the MoMA as it does on your coffee table.

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Bauhaus Archive Ash Tray $109, Amazon

There are only a few of these left, but here are a few more in stainless steel and here is another chic style by Alessi.

Danish architect Tom Stepp created this decidedly un-hygge ashtray for Normann Copenhagen.

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Normann Copenhagen Stepp Two Ashtray $70, CA Modern Home

Miyazaki probably never imagined his fuzzy creation quite like this.

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Totoro Resin Ashtray $39, Amazon

In profile, it looks like a standard crown ashtray — from the top, it reads, “The Guilty Parties.”

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Wacko Maria Guilty Parties Ashtray $35, HBX

This is sold out in red, but available here in white.

A Moroccan-inspired, handmade ceramic ashtray.

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Soleil Maroc Ashtray $43, Luisa Via Roma

This is sold out in black, but available here in white and here in hammered aluminum.

Designer Arne Jacobsen (of egg-chair fame) created this rotating-lid ashtray while working at Stelton in 1967.

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Stelton AJ Revolving Ashtray $90, The Line

This would probably be a pain to clean, but it’s nice to admire as an objet d’art.

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Brass Stallion Ashtray $110, Moda Operandi

This is sold out from Moda Operandi, but still available here.

Like a little trash can, if made of metal and melamine in the mid-20th century.

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Cubo Table Ashtray $106, Houzz

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18 Highly Giftable, High-Design Ashtrays