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

  • Faceless man and woman figurine sitting on white rose plaque hugging one another
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    Anniversary Cake Topper

    $30.00
  • Front view of woman with tied back brown hair holding a cluster of blue flowers up to her face
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    Forget-me-not

    $25.00
  • Faceless angel figurine in white dress holding black wire flowers
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    Friendship Ornament

    $17.00
  • Three wiseman figurines holding presents
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    The Three Wisemen

    $76.00
  • Two little girl figurines facing one another holding hands
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    Sisters by Heart

    $37.00
  • Angel figurine holding rock
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    Angel of Healing

    $22.00
  • Angel praying figurine
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    Angel of Prayer

    $22.00
  • Angel figurine holding puppy
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    Angel of Friendship

    $23.00
  • Faceless man and woman figurines sitting on rock wearing all white
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    With my Grandmother

    $38.00
  • Front view of lIttle girl with short brown hair holding a cluter of white calla lilies
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    Beautiful Wishes

    $25.00
  • Faceless woman figurine wearing white dress standing facing forward
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    Irish Charm

    $22.00
  • Angel figurine in white dress with black wire wings holding arms crossed on her chest
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    Remembrance

    $22.00
  • Front view of woman with tied back, curly, light brown hair holds up a portion of her dress's skirt as it is full of purple flowers
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    Simple Joys

    $25.00
  • Close view of angel figurine in white dress dancing with wire wings ornament - being hung by dark rope string
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    Song of Joy Ornament

    $19.00
  • Side view of angel figurine in white pattern dress dancing - hung by black string
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    Dance of Life Ornament

    $19.00
  • Side view of woman with tied back brown hair holding a cluster of yellow flowers to her face
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    Warm Embrace

    $25.00
  • Father figurine with arms around two little girls
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    My Girls

    $40.00
  • Angel figurine holding out candle
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    Angel of Hope

    $22.00
  • Little girl figurine holding red flowers
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    Surrounded by Love

    $25.00
  • Round cream pendant with wooden outline - middle of pendant is image of woman holding child
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    Close to Me Metal-edged Ornament

    $12.00
  • Round cream pendant with faceless woman and man holding baby - hung by brown string
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    Holy Family Metal-edged Ornament

    $12.00
  • Square cream pendant with wooden outline - center of pendant is faceless girl holding black wire flowers
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    Friendship Metal-edged Ornament

    $12.00
  • Woman figurine holding hands up to her face
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    Jet'aime( I Love You)

    $37.00
  • Carved in white plaque - image of boy hugging brown dog
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    Hug Plaque

    $15.00