"My dear old mum, yeah ...We've been trying to get her down for a month but we think she put a Permanent Sticking Charm on the back of the canvas."
-- Sirius Black on his Mum's painting (OP5)
A Permanent Sticking Charm is a spell that magically fastens one thing to another. It is extremely difficult to remove anything fastened with a Permanent Sticking Charm.
See FIXING CHARM
References from the canon
- Both the portrait of Sirius' mother and the tapestry showing the Black family tree were fastened to the wall with Permanent Sticking Charms. As a result, the members of the Order couldn't remove them from the walls (OP6).
- The enchanted portrait in the Prime Minister's office could not be removed from the wall by Muggle means, so it may have a Permanent Sticking Charm on the back (HBP1).
- Used by Sirius Black to put up Muggle posters, Gryffindor banners, and so on in his room at number twelve, Grimmauld Place before he left home (DH10).
Permanent Sticking Charm
Magic Type Charms Household magic
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