The complete guide to the magnetic hourglass
In this guide, we'll give you a brief overview of the scientific explanation behind the famous magnetic hourglass and why, it's been so popular for the past few years in our homes.
What is a magnetic hourglass?
A magnetic hourglass takes the shape of a standard hourglass, the change operates within it. The grain is composed of iron flakes that when in contact with a magnet placed at the base of the hourglass, will create ordinary shapes.
The design of this scientific object helps its users find a captivating and fun moment, but of very short duration (less than a minute). Hence the value of putting it on display in a room of the house within easy reach.
How to choose the right magnetic hourglasses
There are several models of hourglasses, you will have the opportunity to choose between a standard hourglass and magnetic hourglass, depending on the use you expect.
For decorative use, the magnetic hourglass is ideal, as it will draw the eyes to it thanks to the magical structures that the iron powder will randomly shape. For a more traditional use of the hourglass, that is, calculating the time it elapses, you will have to start with a basic hourglass that will be more accurate with a suitable grain!
The hourglasses that we present to you in our collection, are of different textures and different colors, however, they all have their original structure with the two glass bubbles. For the magnetic hourglasses, the iron powder is essential for its operation. Good magnetic hourglasses are essential for anyone who likes to keep track of time.