The Offering” was inspired by the Twilight Series of books and by my desire to express more of an “edge” to my work said Marilyn Radzat at interview. “I wanted this piece to speak of the moment of realization….the moment of becoming a vampire, and the emotional moment of quenching one’s first “thirst”.One would feel a new awareness, perhaps a sadness and longing for what is now no longer the life she was used to living.  I think it would be a very poignant moment as she recognizes and offers the first drop of what represents her new eternal life. ”

The vibrant mosaic that is revealed under her gown is representative of the deep well of intensity of her being.  While her purple gown is somber, there are hints of her recklessness offered in her headpiece shards. It is only when you peek at the hidden underside of her being that you can imagine the power and intesity of her emotions.  

 This is a one of a kind piece.  Hand sculpted in ProSculpt clay, she is hand painted and costumed in antique silk velvet from the early 1900’s and adorned with shell points, Swarovski rhinestones and Italian mirrored mosaic tiles. Piece can be found on