Congratulations to our MCA Member, Naomi McNeill, on receiving the 2016 Niche Award! Her 22k and Sterling Silver Wasp Ring received first place in the Silver Jewelry Category. Using bi-metals, Naomi pierces, unfolds and hand forms delicate honeycomb links into a wide variety of stunning forms at her studio in Portland, Maine.

See her work at the Center for Maine Craft or online at