My sister, my friend

Walk with me. And along the way, we'll share... everything
“A sister can save your life. A safety net. You never laugh harder than when you’re laughing with your sisters... or very close dear friends. You share the same history;  the inside jokes that no one else would understand in the same way. A sister knows your faults and somehow puts up with them, and loves you in spite of them.“I have two sisters – one nearby and one farther away. When I’m with either one, or both, the walks we take and the talks we have are like one long ongoing conversation... we cover all subjects about anything and everything. By my side, my sisters are with me, in the present moment. This piece is about the rich and sustaining, comfortable constancy of lifelong friends.” —Susan Lordi
A gift to celebrate supportive friendships among women—best friends, sisters, co-workers, neighbors.
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  • 8.5”h hand-painted resin figure
  • Packaging box includes enclosure card for gift-giving
  • Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents.
Our Story
Willow Tree sculptural art forms beautifully express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope… all the emotions of a life well lived. 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.
The Artist

Susan Lordi

Susan Lordi has a keen observation of the human form. Inspired by dance, art history, nature, and personal experiences with family and friends, Susan uses figurative sculpture to reflect our relationship with people and the world around us. In additi on to working in sculpture, Susan has spent years making art with cloth. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Design and her fiber art has been exhibited internationally. A monograph of her art textiles has been published in the Portfolio Colle ctionby Telos Art Publishing and she is featured in the book Art Textiles of the World: USA.

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  • Vestal, NY

    Posted by Dawn Wells on Apr 17th 2017

    I may have been a thorn in her side growing up, with me being 7 years younger. My sister Jen has always been there for me during the highs and lows. She never tried to stop or discourage me and my family when we decided to move to the other side of the world. Jen is always be in my thoughts and in my heart. We are now in our 50s/60s and nothing has changed. Love you little big sister. XX

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    Posted by Charlotte on Apr 2nd 2013

    Last year, I almost lost my younger sister and best friend in a terrible car accident. God miraculously protected her, and I cannot express how grateful I am that she is alive today! Every time I think of how close I came to losing her, I get choked up.I don't know what I would do without her; who I would talk to about all those silly little things only sisters can share? We live in different states, and I miss her every day, but just knowing she is still here on this earth with me fills me with thankfulness. God alone knows the number of our days, and I have learned to never take a single one for granted. Next month will be the one-year anniversary of her car accident, and I want to get her something to celebrate the new chance at life she was given! This piece not only celebrates that, but also the new chance at friendship we have. I hold her more dearly now than ever.

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