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

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    Loving My Mother

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    $48.50
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    2020 Ornament

    New
    $22.00
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    Willow Tree Nativity Deluxe 14-piece set

    $376.00
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    Love you

    $26.50
  • Close view of blue paper with brunette girl figurine in white dress holding purple flower bouquet
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    Surprise Notecards—Pack of 8

    $7.95
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    Good Cheer! Ornament

    $19.95
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    Forget-me-not Ornament

    $19.95
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    For You Ornament

    $19.95
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    Bloom Ornament

    $19.95
  • Front view of brunette woman figurine in white dress holding swaddled baby
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    Sanctuary

    $44.00
  • Front view of brunette girl figurine in white dress with gold dots holding her hands to her face
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    Wishing

    $42.95
  • Front view of brunette girl figurine in white dress with gold dots holding her hands out
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    Everyday Blessings

    $47.50
  • Overview shot of light grey wooden box with carved in image of faceless mother hugging child - all in white
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    Mother and Daughter Memory Box

    $28.00
  • White wooden keepsake box with carved image of faceless young girl praying
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    a tree, a prayer Memory Box

    $33.00
  • Front view of light grey tri-fold barn figurine
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    Sanctuary for The Christmas Story

    $140.00
  • Little girl and boy figurines sitting on rocks
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    Brother and Sister

    $39.00
  • Faceless little boy sitting down wearing white shirt and jeans with hands over legs
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    Caring Child

    $19.00
  • Faceless girl figurine sitting with hands on her legs
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    Thoughtful Child

    $19.00
  • Little boy figurine sitting with hands in lap
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    Imaginative Child

    $19.00
  • Front view of boy with light brown hair wearing white shirt and jeans and holding a light brown puppy as it licks his face.
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    Kindness (boy)

    $24.00
  • Small boy figurine in white shirt and blue jeans sitting down with one hand on his face
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    Inquisitive Child

    $19.00
  • Small girl figurine in white shirt and blue jeans sitting on her knees
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    Joyful Child

    $19.00
  • Small faceless figurine girl wearing white shirt and blue jeans with hands crossed on her legs
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    Spirited Child

    $19.00
  • Faceless woman figurine standing over man figurine sitting down
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    You and Me

    $42.00