Marissa Ziesing is an Australian silversmith and jeweller. Graduating in 2016 from the University of South Australia, Jewellery & Metal and in 2014 from Enmore Design Centre, Jewellery and Object Design.
Instrumental to the development of Marissa’s work is a desire to understand the relationship of human conscious and unconscious with place and identity. Her distinctive work translates a sense of place in a contemporary context. a desire to understand the relationship of human conscious and unconscious with place and identity.
The speciality and focus shown in Marissa's collections exemplifies an innate capacity for the traditional craft of silversmithing that extends across disciplines of sculpture, functional objects and design. Technical knowledge is something she strives for and is reflected in her pieces.
Marissa translates her love of the craft into seasonal jewellery and tableware collections to compliment her bespoke pieces. Marissa is continuing to establish herself as a maker and form a strong contemporary silversmith and jewellery practice in Australia.