Why are willow tree figurines faceless?
In order for the person looking at a figurine to become more of a participant in what’s happening with the piece of art, Lordi decided to not have faces on her figurines. This way, the giver and receiver can envision what or whom they want.
What is Willow Tree 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.
What do willow tree figurines symbolize?
Willow Tree sculptural art forms beautifully express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope… all the emotions of a life well lived.
Who is Susan Lordi?
Susan Lordi describes herself as a maker. And when she’s not making something, she’s thinking about it. Since introducing Willow Tree® in 1999, she has conceived, sculpted and carved the original of each figure in her Kansas City art studio.
Are Willow Tree figurines new age?
Willow Tree® by Susan Lordi These expressive figures don’t age; rather, they deepen in meaning for both the giver and the receiver.
How fast does a Willow Tree grow?
6-10 feet per year
Willow hybrid trees grow long, upright branches with slim, narrow leaves that have light green tops that are paler green on the bottom. The trees grow at a fast rate of 6-10 feet per year, quickly reaching their maximum height of 50-75 feet tall. Their maximum spread is 20-30 feet.
How long do willow trees live?
Weeping Willows are short-lived. Compared to many other trees, the weeping willow are relatively short lived. You may get only 20 or 30 years out of a tree, or less, though with space to grow, abundant water, and a little luck, you could very well get 50 years or more out of your beloved willow tree.
Are willow trees invasive?
Weeping Willows are invasive. They don’t reseed (ours are male), and they don’t send up suckers in your neighbor’s yard.