Willow Tree® by 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

  • Woman holding belly figurine
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    Cherish

    $40.00
  • Mother holding baby figurine
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    Child of my Heart

    $40.00
  • Front view of two women figurines hugging one another
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    Chrysalis

    $42.00
  • Brunette woman figurine in white dress hugging smaller girl figurine in white dress
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    Close to me

    $40.00
  • Two woman figurines hugging one another standing on round plaque
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    Close to Me Musical

    $52.00
  • Cream plaque with image of faceless girl holding cat in her arms
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    Comfort Plaque

    $17.00
  • Angel figurine with arms raised up
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    Courage

    $24.00
  • Front view of grey barn sitting on grey plank
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    Crèche

    $140.00
  • Set of two white trees on wooden stands
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    Cypress Trees

    $76.00
  • Angel figurine in white dress with wire wings dancing on top of wooden stand
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    Dance of Life

    $44.00
  • 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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    Ever Remember

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    $44.00
  • Front view of brunette girl figurine in white dress with gold dots holding her hands out
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    Everyday Blessings

    $47.50
  • Father and daughter figurines sitting down looking at one another
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    Father and Daughter

    $40.00
  • Mother figurine in white dress sitting down holding baby in her arms
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    For Always

    $44.00
  • RIght side view of girl with brown hair in braid over right shoulder leaning forward as she holds orange flowers behind her back
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    For You

    $27.00
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    For You Ornament

    $19.95
  • 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

    $27.00
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    Forget-me-not Ornament

    $19.95
  • Woman figurine holding black flowers to her face
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    Friendship

    $24.00
  • Front view of wooden keepsake box - image of two little girls sitting looking at each other on the front of box
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    Friendship Keepsake Box

    $21.00
  • Faceless angel figurine in white dress holding black wire flowers
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    Friendship Ornament

    $18.00
  • Cream colored plaque with image of two faceless girls sitting facing one another wearing white dreses carved in
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    Friendship Plaque

    $17.00
  • Two lamb figurines next to donkey with blanket pad figurine
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    Gentle Animals of The Stable for The Christmas Story

    $76.00