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Chrysalis, sculpted figure by Susan Lordi | Willow Tree

Chrysalis

Protect and cherish; give wings to fly
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  • Two faceless woman figurines standing wearing white dresses hugging one another
  • Side view of two brunette woman in white dresses standing close holding hands
  • Two woman figurines in white dresses hugging one another facing the side
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Chrysalis

Protect and cherish; give wings to fly
$48.50

A gift to celebrate supportive friendships among women—mothers and daughters, sisters, best friends, cousins, co-workers, neighbors.

About this Piece

“A chrysalis is the protective covering in which a caterpillar develops into a butterfly. The title is a metaphor for the relationship between a mother and her teen-age daughter — a time of letting go, in support of emerging independence. A mother’s first response is to protect her child. But the greater gift is to provide the love and trust that helps her daughter find wings to fly. The emphasis on this piece is on the daughter. It’s her emerging, her transformation, her unfolding. The title is illustrative of this particular time of life.” –Susan Lordi

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Product Details

  • 9”h hand-painted resin figure
  • Figure of two women in cream dresses; one woman standing behind and embracing other woman
  • Packaging box includes enclosure card for gift-giving
  • Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents

Willow Tree® by Susan Lordi

Susan Lordi's artistic process is rather intuitive; she "sketches" in clay as she conceives, sculpts and carves each piece, always with a focus on 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. This one-of-a-kind approach to product creation makes her pieces truly individual... her hand, and her unique perspective, is evident in each sculpture.

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