So when the 40% of 14Kt gold of these alloys are used , the gold will be slightly magnetic. This hold true in older gold more often. Always look for springs in the clasps, as well as a different (stronger) alloy gold than the gold chain that it may be attatched too. It is just simple chemistry. Thanks
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This 14-karat yellow gold magnetic clasp features a barrel shape that looks great with a variety of light- to medium-weight bracelet and necklace designs. A magnetic clasp is a two-part clasp with a magnet in each part that holds securely, yet opens and closes easilyideal for those who have difficulty using regular clasps. To help prevent loss, care should be taken to ensure that the jewelry piece is not heavier than the clasp can support.
Specifications: Clasp type : Magnetic Overall length/dimensions : 15.5mm Fabrication method : Die struck Country of origin : United States Width : 4.3mm Karat : 14K No. of strands : 1-strand Metal type : Gold Jewelry Type : Clasps Please Note: Overall length indicates the length added to your strand by the clasp. Never solder on or around the magnets in this clasp; the heat permanently destroys its magnetic properties. Catalog page: 2019-2020 Gems and Findings & Display and Packaging Catalog p. 183