Muse (`myuz)

v. 1: to think about something carefully or thoroughly. 2: to think or say (something) in a thoughtful way. n. A source of inspiration.   Recently working on a creative project as a fundraiser for the Society of North American Goldsmiths, the word “muse” came up more than once.  Sometimes as artists we struggle for the spark of an idea […]

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Energy flowing through Flux Metal Arts

Flux (fluks) n. 1 :  a flowing or flow.  2:  a substance used for helping to melt, fuse or join metals.   We often get asked the question “Why the name Flux Metal Arts?”  “Flux” is a substance that we use in jewelry and metalworking to allow solder to flow on metal when heated with a torch.  This fall as […]

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Live Creatively

A bright orange post-it note stuck to the computer monitor, “live creatively” written on it.  A phrase stumbled across, now serves as a daily reminder.  We have had the honor to witness the blessings of creativity every day.  Whether it is promoting the talents of local artists in our Artisan Gallery, or nurturing the talents of budding artists in our […]

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A Touch of the Hand

A touch of the hand, it reaches out to the world around us and shapes our life experience.  To touch, to hold, to grasp… an act of meditation in motion.  Making with purpose, a sense of self, we celebrate new ideas. At Flux Metal Arts, we have embarked on a chapter of exciting renewal.  We invite you visit our gallery […]

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Fall Festivities at Flux Metal Arts

Fall is an exciting time at Flux Metal Arts. Our gallery is full with local artisan jewelry, and the season is filled special guests and events to inspire and feed the creative spirit. We welcome Maryland artist Eric Burris September 12-13 for his workshop “Small Scale Mokume Gane.” A technique born out of Japanese metalsmithing, Mokume Gane translates in English […]

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