Name a Star Gift Box


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Wish upon your very own star

Do you want to give an extra special gift to your loved one this year? Perhaps you are sharing an anniversary, know someone who is celebrating a milestone birthday, or just have a friend who is big into astronomy? This Name a Star Gift Box may be just what you are after!

The kit comes complete with a registration form to fill in and send by post, or alternatively you can fill the form in online. Once you have named your star, completed the form and sent it off you will receive a certificate of confirmation for your very own star in the universe. Once registered your uniquely named star will be published in the Star Registry. With the handy '5 Steps to Locating Your Star' instruction guide you'll be able to find your named star at your leisure to reminisce or show off to your friends.

Do something a little different this Christmas, Valentine's Day or birthday by giving someone this fun and exciting gift you can share and marvel at together. - J.D.


  • Welcome letter
  • An explanation of the gift
  • Gift Registration Instructions
  • Unique information about your star
  • A guide on how to locate your star
  • 'Stars & Astronomy' booklet
  • Presentation certificate
  • Personalisation pen
  • Presented in a luxury metal gift tin

After registration you will receive:

  • An ornate certificate detailing your star name and star naming details

Gift summary:

  • An out of this world gift!
  • A booklet about stars and astronomy
  • Find your star on the wall map
  • Easy-to-follow star naming instructions
  • Register your details either online or by post
  • Your star name will be periodically submitted to the British Library.
  • After registration receive an ornate certificate displaying your star name
  • A touching gift idea… a star named after you for eternity

Can I call my star anything I choose?
Yes, there are no restrictions with star name choice.

How long does it take to receive my confirmation certificate?
This depends on how you choose to register your star. If you register online then you will receive your star confirmation certificate within 10 working days. If you fill out and return your form by post then this period of time is slightly increased to 28 days from when the form is received by Gift Republic.

How long do I have to register my gift?
Your gift code expires 12 months after the date of purchase. We recommend that you register your gift as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: By completing and returning the registration form the recipient of this gift can officially have a star registered in their name. The star name will be stored and periodically submitted to the British Library. Neither Gift Republic Ltd nor any other supplier can alter the name of well-known stars. The star name will not necessarily be recognised by any official scientific or astronomical organisations, or astronomers, and neither Gift Republic Ltd nor its suppliers will accept any liability for any such non-recognition. This is a novelty gift and must be regarded as such.

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Delivery & Returns

Express Delivery - if ordered before 9pm, delivered by courier next working day. More Info »

If ordered before 9pm, delivered by courier next working day. Available on orders placed before 9pm (2pm weekends and Bank Holidays) for delivery next business day. Applies to most delivery addresses within mainland UK.

How long will it take to arrive?

Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: In stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.

How will I know it has been sent?

You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.

You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.

Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.

It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.

If I'm not completely happy with my item?

Please see our returns policy.


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Bought as a christening gift - very unique. Great gift.

1 November 2014 by


Excellent gift

Excellent gift. Well packaged and a fab little gift for your Loved one. Me and my Boyfriend always say "I love you to the Stars and back" or "to the moon and back", so I thought this was perfect for his Birthday.

10 September 2014 by



I bought the 'name a star' gift box for our daughters 1st birthday. Now, whilst I am very pleased with the gift itself I must say I am shocked at the amount of packaging used. It came in a medium cardboard box with air filled plastic and 2 large sheets of brown paper folded many times. I am pleased at the amount of effort to ensure the gift arrived in tip top condition but in these days of being environmentally friendly I feel this is a bit extreme.

23 August 2014 by


A Lovely Gift

This is an on going present, not only to the person who receives it, but to all their family and friends. The star can be seen all over the country and therefore shared.

14 July 2014 by


Sentimental/Everlasting touch

Sentimental/Everlasting touch - enough said worth the money for the effect and the memory! I'll be remembered long after I'm 'gone' and a s a star (could be worse ; ) ) lovely cost effective gift for leaving families something not too serious to hold onto!

5 June 2014 by


An Excellent Gift

The Name A Star Gift is great value for money and a unique gift to give to someone I have purchased this for my newborn son and it will be something for him to keep and treasure knowing there is a star named after him. Highly recommend this to anyone that is looking for a gift that is unique as well as different.

5 March 2014 by


Name a star

I bought this as a present for my nan and grandad. The item arrived the next day, and was very easy to set up. There is a choice to register online or by post for the techno-phobes. Brilliant little gift idea.

3 January 2014 by


We named the star after our old dog who is no longer with us. A perfect way to remember him.

2 January 2014 by


perfect and interesting

Fantastic for an unusual gift

16 December 2013 by


Fantastic gift

Love this gift. Comes in a neat presentation tin with everything neded to name your star. Bought as a gift, leaving the naming to the lucky recipient. Previously bought the same gift from a different company (17 years ago) (& paid a heck of a lot more for that one!) and it was one of the best reactions to a gift I ever had. Hopefully this will get the same reaction! Fantastic value.

10 December 2013 by


Fantastic gift

Love this gift. C

10 December 2013 by


I bought this as a secret santa gift. The friends I showed it to thought it was an excellent and unusual idea. Hopefully the recipient will too!

4 December 2013 by


This was cheapest place for this gift. Great stocking filler.

3 December 2013 by


Great present

Got this present for something different and it was exactly what I wanted. Great item and great service.

3 December 2013 by


Name a star gift box

I bought this Name a Star Gift Box for my mum for her to name a star for my dad who has died. She thought it was a lovely and unusual gift. She's so very pleased with it.

18 March 2013 by


Name a Star

The Name a Star Gift Box came as described, and in perfect condition. The item made a perfect gift for my boyfriend and he loved it!

28 January 2013 by



Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas, named the star after both of us so we could always be together even when hes away. Its a brilliant purchase, would recommend to anyone.

25 January 2013 by


Name a Star

An amazing purchase. Fantastic. Would highly recommend.

7 January 2013 by


Fantastic Gift

I bought one of these Name a Star Gift Boxes for each of my Grandchildren (and for the one due in February). I thought it would be something unusual for them and a present that will literally last them a lifetime. They were delighted and so was the mum to be. The 7 year old was really excited about it and the fact that he will be able to find "his" star on a map and be able to show his school friends. The parents are doing the registering (the process seems quite easy) and helping the grandchildren choose or make up names. All-in-all I am very happy with my purchases!

29 December 2012 by #1 Top Reviewer


Perfect Gift

I bought the Name A Star Gift Box for a friend's birthday and he loved it. It comes in a really lovely presentation tin and has all the information you need to choose your star. Would recommend this as a perfect gift for anyone who has an interest in the night sky!

28 December 2012 by


Can't even see star

Really interesting presents and gives you plenty facts on your star, however disappointing that our star can't be seen by the human eye

27 December 2012 by


Name a Star Gift Box

Name a Star Gift Box is an excellent and really lovely present to give to a loved one, friend or even to keep for yourself. To get the chance to forever have an actual Star named after someone and the price of the gift is very reasonable too. Excellent gift from an excellent site, I love it.

21 December 2012 by


Name a star gift box

I purchased this product as a gift for someone The product came in a nice tin case and looking at the details of the contents, it seems like a nice idea as a gift to someone at a reasonable price.

19 December 2012 by



Great idea for a gift.

17 December 2012 by


Very Impressed

The Name a Star Gift Box looks great, can't wait to give it to them and their face! Such a sweet and romantic gift.

16 December 2012 by


Great gift

I brought this as a gift for a friend who has been a real "star" though a really tough year, and it was very well received. This is a great gift, that truly is out of this world!

14 December 2012 by


Name a star

As a Secret Santa present, the Name a Star Gift Box was out of the ordinary and different. It will be very much appreciated.

7 December 2012 by


Name a star gift box

Great idea for a Christmas present.

3 December 2012 by


Name a Star Gift Box

A lovely flat metal box with a name a star label on. When you open it it's just papers in a plastic bag which is a bit disappointing. It could have had a little more colour or something to it. I knew you went online to name your star which at the time of writing my daughter hasn't done yet so can't comment on how easy/difficult that is but as a gift its a lovely idea it just lacks something when you open the tin. I popped some silver stars in mine.

27 November 2012 by


Star of an idea

I wanted something special and different for my mum for her 60th. Looked everywhere then found IWOOT and the perfect gift from her grandaughter! They can plot its position together, think of a meaningful name and it's timeless! Love it and will be back for more truly inspiring gifts.

5 November 2012 by


This Name a Star Gift Bosx is great. It's a unique present and great value for money. The only downside to this is there isn't enough information on the actual star that you have been assigned.

25 October 2012 by


Name a star gift box

This Name A Star Gift Box is great for all those budding entertainers out there. Now you can literally say... "there's a star with your name on out there", "because I bought it for you!". The only downside I could see is that it does seem a tad complicated. The recipient loved it and was boasting that she has a star named after her like a goddess.

29 August 2012 by


Name a star.

I was really pleased with the 'Name a Star' gift box. I purchased it for my best friend after she had her first baby girl. I thought the gift was unusual and unique. The gift itself looks nice as it comes sealed in a metal tin. I was also pleased that I didn't have to register the star myself as my friend added a middle name to her baby at a later date. You have a year to register star which I thought was a good idea.

7 May 2012 by

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