Figurines make very popular gift items. Few are more popular than a Willow Tree angel. Willow Tree is a kind of small sculpture made by the artist, Susan Lord. She developed the method of sculpting them in 1999. In 2000, she began working with Demdaco to bring her treasures to the world.
Unlike other kinds of sculptures, Lord draws her inspiration from feelings, emotions, and moments in time. Each figurine is careful crafted individually by her in her Kansas City, Missouri Studio. She chose the name Willow Tree because of the grace, elegance, and simplicity these trees evoke. Theirs is a simple beauty.
Willow Tree angels in particular have a growing and substantial customer base in the country’s religious and spiritual communities. All of Willow Tree sculptures are figures with blurred faces and are named for the emotion or feeling Lord wants to create or have people respond to. Christmas is a big time of the years for Lord and Willow Tree because of their assortment of nativity scenes and other holiday items such as Christmas tree ornaments and decorations.
A lot of care is put into each figurine or ornament. Each one is made by hand individually. Lord has called her artwork intuitive. She says she sketches on the clay. Willow Tree produces art work and gift items that can transport you back in time while evoking a memory or emotion. Like the tree for which they are named, they are simple and beautiful. If you are looking for fun, delightful gifts for friends or family members, you cannot go wrong by going to Willow Tree for your options.
Simplicity is timeless and these have it in spades. The combination of them being delicate and delightful makes them great for gift giving endeavors for everyone in your family and circle of friends.