Asked on Oct 16, 2017

I have a purse I love but the magnet in the clasp lost its pull

FauxgalDevraPam Walker


4 answers
  • Shoshana
    on Oct 17, 2017

    You can use a good glue like E6000 to reinforce it.
    • Jennifer Beer
      on Oct 17, 2017

      I don't think I made myself clear. I cannot replace the magnet it is solid, just does not stay connected to the other side. So the purse opens up too easily. Just wondered if I can increase the pull somehow? Thank you!
  • Pam Walker
    on Oct 17, 2017

    Remagnatise it by using another stronger magnet to ""recharge"" it. Stick the stronger magnet to the one on your closure & let them sit overnight to ""recharge"". Remove the new magnet & test the closure. GOOD LUCK! :)

  • Devra
    on Oct 17, 2017

    I was thinking there might be a buildup of gunk on the magnets. Try an Emery board on both sides. I do this with my battery contacts and light bulbs too.
  • Fauxgal
    on Oct 17, 2017

    Or just add a new magnet to each side of the dead one, and corresponding magnets to the other part of the purse.....
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