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Address: 127 N Main St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-2226
Phone Number: +1 785-227-4442
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Small World is the gallery of National Geographic photographer Jim...

Small World is the gallery of National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson, also a keynote speaker, writer and social media commenter. It also is the custom workshop and retail showcase for IBISwoman Jewelry, designed with ancient, antique and contemporary materials from around the world. Jim Richardson has more than 30 magazine stories to his credit, with more on the way. For the National Geographic Society and clients worldwide, he speaks on issues such as feeding the world and lessons from rural places. He was named photographer of the year by his National Geographic photography colleagues in 2014. Jim Richardson also is known for his documentary photography, His work has been covered by ABC News Nightline and twice by CBS News Sunday Morning. He is on the road about half of the average year. His working office is in the gallery and he chats with gallery visitors whenever he can. IBISwoman Jewelry was founded in 2002 by Kathy Richardson, Jim's spouse. Now with Briana Zimmerling as co-designer, Kathy collects jewelry design materials that give each pair of earrings, bracelet or necklace a story that spans eras, technologies and traditions. The massive IBISwoman collection of metals, organics, stones and glass is the groundwork for all the designs seen on the gallery floor. It is open for browsing and tours, as well as work bench consultations on custom designs.

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Excellent gift shop

Local artists, small but unique gifts are to be found here. Nice location and easy to get around in. Not overly expensive for what you get

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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McPherson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Local artists, small but unique gifts are to be found here. Nice location and easy to get around in. Not overly expensive for what you get

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Thank R J
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks a bunch, RJ. We're glad for the feedback and hope you'll come back whenever you're in the Metropolitan Lindsborg Area. ; ) More 

Salina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

You can't beat the quality of photography and jewelry in this small shop. They also have quite a nice selection of children's books. Always a joy to pop in.

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Thank Seahawkfan12
kathy r, Manager at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

We appreciate your stopping in whenever you can, Seahawkfan12. Our job is to keep it interesting and varied, and we always rely on our customers' observations. Thanks again! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The owners are so delightful to talk to. There are lovely items here for purchase. They are dog-friendly. This is one of my favorite spots to visit and patronize in Lindsburg.

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Thank nancy24564
kathy r, Manager at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

We *are* Friends of Canines here at Small World. Jim and I miss our own dogs, so we love to welcome our customers' pets -- and maybe get in touch with a friendly wet nose, too. Please come back to see us when you can. More 

Lindsborg, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Plan to visit this gallery of Jim Richardson of National Geographic fame. Personable and knowledgeable. His wife, Kathy and her associates, design and make jewelry for you as you watch. The jewelry stones are from around the world.

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Thank Swede4549
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words, Swede4549. We enjoy creating our gallery's atmosphere, as well as working with others in Lindsborg to keep ours a liveable and surprising little town. Please come back. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Make time to visit this gallery. Beautiful photos in a variety of sizes and nice, interesting jewelry.

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1 Thank Sabrina_Kansas
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Your note made our day, Sabrina_Kansas. Thank you. We hope you'll come back to Lindsborg again and let us help you discover more about our community. More 

Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The husband and wife Richardson duo are extremely talented and likeable! After traveling the world they settled down in the small town of Lindsborg, Kansas. If you spend any time in the Small World Gallery they will engage you in wonderful conversation. The photographs are stunning and each piece of jewelry is unique! Lovely small gallery on Main Street, Lindsborg.

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kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by! We're glad we could meet you. We'd love to see you in Lindsborg again during future browses around Kansas. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I was very impressed by this gallery! It seemed to fit in with my thoughts on the rest of Lindsborg, which were thoughts of surprise that this charming town is located in the middle of Kansas. Definitely check out Small World Gallery!

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Thank Austin K
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

A warm thanks for your review, Austin K. We are happy that you found Lindsborg and that it was a good surprise. Please do stop by again if your travels bring you close. More 

Lindsborg, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Small World Gallery is a must visit stop if you are in Lindsborg. I love everything from the hand crafted jewelry & amazing photography to the people who work there!! The Best of Lindsborg and The BEST of Kansas!!

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Thank Liz L
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We love being part of Lindsborg life -- arts, architecture, restaurants and coffee shops, immigrant history, and shopping. Please stop by again whenever you can. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Very nice photo/jewelry gallery. Owners are both there and very interesting to talk to.. Every photo has a story, great chance to talk to the man who took them. Nice guy too.

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Thank John J
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We love to chat about what we do here at Small World Gallery, and we hope to see you again whenever you're in our area. More 

Russell, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

My friend and I were enjoying a shopping excursion to Lindsborg. Small World Gallery was a highlight of the day. I found a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to give to my sister--better than flowers! Kathy even customized it for me while we waited and wrapped the gift in adorable dragonfly paper. The other jewelry available is beautiful and unique. My... More 

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Thank LuAnn W
kathy r, Owner at Small World Gallery, responded to this review

If you went away happy, that makes our day. Thanks so much for reviewing us. Hope to see you again some time. More 

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