Susan Lordi

Willow Tree® is an intimate line of figurative sculptures that speak in quiet ways to heal, comfort, protect and inspire. Artist Susan Lordi hand carves the original of each figure from her studio in Kansas City Missouri. Pieces are cast from her original carvings, and individually painted by hand. Expression is revealed through gestures only… a tilt of the head, placement of the hands, a turn of the body. The simplicity of form and absence of facial features signify Willow Tree. It is Susan’s hope that these pieces be meaningful to both giver and receiver.

Susan describes herself as a maker. Since 1999, she has conceived, sculpted and carved the original of each figure. Over the years, Lordi's sculpting and carving has evolved to include delicate patterns of pierced metal and pressed gold leaf, free-hand surface etchings, sculptures carved in the round so that every angle reveals a different understanding... but always, a focus on form and gesture that speaks to the universal. By stripping down the essence of emotion to pure form, she opens the interpretation of each piece to the giver and the receiver.

Susan Lordi hand-carving clay figure, Willow Tree and Susan Lordi hand signature, and family of hand-painted figurines

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    2020 Ornament

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    $22.00
  • Close up of pendant - prayer angel figurine centered in white around a wooden outline
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    a tree, a prayer Metal-edged Ornament

    $12.00
  • Prayer angel figurine with hands in prayer
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    a tree, a prayer Ornament

    $18.00
  • Small girl figurine in white dress holding large pink rose bouquet
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    Abundance Ornament

    $18.00
  • Angel figurine holding puppy
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    Angel of Friendship Ornament

    $18.00
  • Faceless angel woman with black wire wings holding out candle with her hands
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    Angel of Hope Ornament

    $18.00
  • Close view of angel figurine with praying hands
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    Angel of Prayer Ornament

    $18.00
  • Close view of two angel figurines hugging one another
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    Angel's Embrace Ornament

    $18.00
  • Angel figurine wearing white dress holding white flower boquet
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    Beautiful Wishes Ornament

    $18.00
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    Bloom Ornament

    $19.95
  • Side view of angel figurine in white pattern dress dancing - hung by black string
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    Dance of Life Ornament

    $20.00
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    For You Ornament

    $19.95
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    Forget-me-not Ornament

    $19.95
  • Faceless angel figurine in white dress holding black wire flowers
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    Friendship Ornament

    $18.00
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    Good Cheer! Ornament

    $19.95
  • Round cream pendant with faceless woman and man holding baby - hung by brown string
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    Holy Family Metal-edged Ornament

    $13.00
  • Angel figurine holding 'thank you' sign
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    Just for You Ornament

    $18.00
  • Woman figurine in white dress holding silver heart in her hands
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    Lots of Love Ornament

    $18.00
  • Woman figurine holding book
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    Love of Learning Ornament

    $18.00
  • Angel figurine in white dress with black wire wings holding her hands across her chest ornament
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    Remembrance Ornament

    $18.00
  • Angel figurine with arms across chest
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    Sign for Love Ornament

    $18.00
  • Small brunette girl figurine in white dress holding up white dove
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    Soar Ornament

    $18.00
  • Close view of angel figurine in white dress dancing with wire wings ornament - being hung by dark rope string

    Song of Joy Ornament

    $20.00
  • Angel figurine holding pale red bouquet of flowers
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    Surrounded by Love Ornament

    $18.00