Did you know that Star Wars merchandise sales rose by 70% despite no new movie for the franchise? That's some seriously big business!

If you're hunting for gift ideas for Star Wars enthusiasts, you might be struggling to think of a suitable option. Sure, you know their favourite movie franchise. But if they're a true fan, they might have all the common items sold in everyday stores.

That's why we've put together this list of Star Wars gift ideas. You should be able to find something in here which appeals to even the most discerning of fans.

1. EKids Star Wars Destroyer Bluetooth Speaker

For die-hard fans of a galaxy far, far away, they need something special to pump their favourite tunes through. The Star Wars Destroyer Bluetooth Speaker fits the bill nicely, lovingly crafted in the form of an Imperial Star Destroyer.

Coming in at under $40, this is a great buy on a budget and could really spruce up an apartment. It's easy to set up and even comes pre-loaded with the original Star Wars theme.

2. Boba Fett Interchange Jacket

This cool, three-in-one jacket is a must-have item of clothing for a true Boba Fett fan. Taking its inspiration from the famed bounty hunter's garb, it looks good and feels great to wear.

Priced at around $450, it's well worth the expense. It looks seriously great, but it's also practical out and about.

3. Sphero R2-D2 Gadget - A Must-Have for Star Wars Enthusiasts!

Everyone loves R2-D2. But imagine the opportunity to control the miniature astromech droid yourself! The Sphero R2-D2 gadget allows you to do just that, through an android compatible app.

It costs around $200, but for the committed Star Wars fan, that's a real bargain.

4. Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie

This fascinating book contains a huge range of Star Wars art. Even the most knowledgeable of fans won't have seen many of the pieces in here, which includes concept art of everyone's favourite Star Wars characters and rarely-seen pieces like Lucasfilm Christmas cards.

This is a slightly expensive gift, with a recommended retail price of over $200. But the book can commonly be found at a greatly reduced rate.

5. Tusken Raider 6-Inch 50th Anniversary Figure

It may be only six inches high, but this commemorative figure is bursting with menace! The posable figure comes complete with the iconic gaderffii weapon and can be posed in a variety of positions.

The figure could be displayed as an ornament, or kept in its packaging for posterity.

The figure is so detailed and lifelike, you can practically hear the ominous war cry of a Tusken Raider every time you look at it. Available for just $34.99, the figure is available from various online retailers.

6. LEGO Republic Gunship

For a fan of the Clone Wars series, or a lover of the prequel trilogy, what could be better than the LEGO Republic Gunship? With its iconic design and memorable appearances in the Star Wars Movies, this is among the best Star Wars LEGO gifts around.

If you're buying for a Clone Wars fan, you could buy a pair of Ahsoka Tano Lightsabers to go with the gunship! Different types of lightsabers are available through the same manufacturer too.

A Whole Galaxy of Gifts

Take a look online and in specialist stores to find something truly unique. Star Wars enthusiasts will be delighted to receive a gift you've put a little extra care into.

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