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

  • Front view of young girl with light brown hair sitting cross legged and holding a brown cat in her arms, both cat and girl gaze at each other
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    Kindness (girl)

    $22.00
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    Spirited Child

    $17.00
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    You and Me

    $40.00
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    Joyful Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    Spirited Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    Thoughtful Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    Imaginative Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    My new baby (blush)

    $27.00
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    My new baby (sky)

    $27.00
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    Inquisitive Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    Caring Child (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $17.00
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    Brother and Sister (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $37.00
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    You and Me (darker skin tone and hair color)

    $40.00
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    Love my Dog (dark)

    $16.00
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    Love my Dog (light)

    $16.00
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    Kindness (girl, darker skin tone and hair color)

    $22.00
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    Kindness (boy, darker skin tone and hair color)

    $22.00
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    Love my Dog (small, standing)

    $15.00
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    Love my Dog (small, lying down)

    $15.00
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    Love my Cat (light)

    $14.00
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    Surprise

    $25.00
  • Notecard with blue and green background and figurine holding pink flowers sits on top of a brown envelope
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    Thank You Notecards—Pack of 8

    $7.95
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    Sister mine

    $33.00
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    Special Occasion Planner

    $7.95