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

  • Man and woman figurines holding baby
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    New Life

    $41.00
  • Man and woman figurines holding one another
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    Promise

    $40.00
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    Ox and Goat

    $32.00
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    Around You

    $50.00
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    Together Cake Topper

    $32.00
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    Abundance

    $25.00
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    Zampognaro

    $52.00
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    Surrounded by Love Musical

    $40.00
  • Young child figurine praying
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    Prayer of Peace

    $22.00
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    Remembrance Musical

    $40.00
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    Shelter for The Holy Family

    $34.00
  • Front view of little girl with short brown hair holding a cluster of red calla lilies
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    Bloom

    $25.00
  • Front view of angel with brown hair in high pony tail leaning forward and holding a red apple up to her face with both hands
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    You're The Best!

    $22.00
  • Front view of angel with tied back, curly, dark brown hair holding up a portion of her dress's skirt as it is full of sunflowers
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    Sunshine

    $25.00
  • Father holding baby in blanket figurine
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    The Quilt

    $38.00
  • Man holding woman's belly figurines
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    Home

    $41.00
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    Little Shepherdess

    $35.00
  • Far shot of angel figurine on wooden stand
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    Song of Joy

    $42.00
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    Dance of Life

    $42.00
  • Angel figurine standing on round plank
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    a tree, a prayer Musical

    $40.00
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    The Holy Family

    $50.00
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    Happiness Musical

    $40.00
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    Promise Musical

    $50.00
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    Anniversary Cake Topper

    $30.00