168 entries in Ring / Finger Rings / Penetration / Ring and String
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Stanley Collins Bovine Bunkum rings on loop of string become free under handkerchief
1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 49
Charles T. Jordan The Acme Ring Release ring knotted on cord, released under handkerchief
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Minoe Pretty Bauble duplicate ring
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 465
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
L. Vosburgh Lyons Fourth Dimensional Sewing
Inspired by 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 100) 611
Harry Burns String-Ring with duplicate ring
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 42
Stewart James Sefalaljia Jr. ring on string bit with safety pin from "Sefalaljia", under handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Louis Tannen Tannen's Ring, Knot and Rope borrowed finger ring travels from handkerchief in knot on rope
Variations 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 344
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Related toVariations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 108
Unknown Ring, Rope And Pin borrowed ring penetrates rope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 81
Tom Osborne "Ring and Spirit Knot" ring put in knot under handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 83
Unknown The Ring in the Knot ring put in knot under handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 86
Joe Barnett St(R)ung
Related to 1945 My Best 155
Charles Nyquist Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Variations 1945 My Best 183
Marty Williams Ring in the Shoe String Tie
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 36
James Torry Buttonholed string is tied on button hole of a jacket, ring penetrates string
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 263) 1052
Walter Essman Bones miniature skull on chain, like ring and string
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 286) 1142
Horace E. Bennett, Jardine Ellis, Bertram Millidge, Franklin V. Taylor Combination shoelace and Ellis ring penetration, second phase, finger ring becomes entangled
Related to 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 129
Hans E. Trixer The Ring on String under handkerchief
Inspired by 1955 ConjuRing Trix 24
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 337) 156
Fred Kaps Ring Off String ring is released of a string behind a book
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 7
Paul Curry On and Off washer penetrates string under handkerchief
1965 Magician's Magic 165
Horace Goldin The Witch-Doctor's Coin chinese coin and string routine, two routines (originally from Sphinx)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 463
J. W. Sarles Quadrangular Cup first cup, then ring is magically threaded onto rope under handkerchief
May 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 36
J. W. Sarles The Golden Ring ends of rope in cup, ring thrown inside, penetrates rope
June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 38
Ben Christopher Ambulating Glass ring penetrates ribbon underneath wrapped glass, then glass penetrates table
Winter 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 137
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Ghost Ring under handkerchief, duplicate
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 12) 59
Unknown, Joe Barnett Borrowed Ring on Loop of String featuring cut and restored string
Related to 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 159
Han van Senus Another Ribbon Penetration borrowed ring
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 219
Scotty York Ringer
Related toVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 9
Ken Beale Ring Sation two rings on string, one comes off, originally published by Lou Tannen, with variation:
  • The Hard Way
see also p. 565 for background information, see p. 608 for comment by Paul Brian
Related to Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 563
Dr. Dan McDonald Repeat Ring Release multi-phase, duplicate ring with slit
Also published here 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 11
Ray Grismer Ring three phases, first in Genii 1971
Variations 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 18
Harvey Rosenthal Ring Off see p. 608 for comment
Inspired by
  • "Ring" (Ray Grismer, Genii, May 1971)
Variations
Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 601
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch Jump Master finger ring on loop jumps from one strand to the other
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 68) 338
John Carney Ring Off Rope ring off rope on finger of the other hand, lapping
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 2
Peter Kane Slow Motion Ring Release move
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Al Schneider Introduction ring off rope, three times
Inspired by
  • Dan MacDonald's "Repeat Ring Release" in Jerry Mentzer's "Close-Up Cavalcade", 1973 p.11
1974 OFF 1
Al Schneider Phase One similar to Clifton's Ring Move
Related to 1974 OFF 2
Al Schneider, Paul Kelly Phase Two
1974 OFF 3
Al Schneider Phase Three knotted
1974 OFF 5
Mitchell Dyszel Swindle Ring
Feb. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 705
Scotty York A Ring Trilogy two ring on string phases, then ring penetrates finger and is linked to safety pin, slit ring
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Lecture 21
Scotty York Ringer reprint from Kabbala
Related to 1975 Lecture 27
Harry Lorayne The Ring-String Thing ring and string under handkerchief
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 281
Karl Fulves Further Applications 1. tranposition of two cards inside wallet
2. ring and string routing in which stringed ring vanishes from wallet
1978 Coe Norton's Omega Wallet 8
Bill Wisch Chain(R)ing using chain instead of rope
Oct. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 257
Slydini The Ring On The String behind standing book, ends kept in view, string torn and twisted together again
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 76
Slydini New Rope Methods
  • The Gypsy Ring (finger ring tied onto knot with three knots vanishes and reappears)
  • Part One
  • The Gypsy Ring Method
  • The Elusive Knot
  • Exploiting the Switch
  • A Reference Note
Slydin Rope Switch, seated
Variations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 5
Karl Fulves Borrowed Ring/Examined Rope (extra sheet)
Inspired by 1979 The Chronicles (Issue ) 1
Stephen Tucker Concorde string through envelope and finger ring placed inside, ring is found threaded on string
Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 32
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move ring on string, vanishes, appears on other hand
Related toVariations 1979 Variations 103
Earl Nelson Earl's Ring Move false threading of ring onto rope
1979 Variations 108
Steve Beam Spirit Genetilia nut and string, routine
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 91
Michael McGivern (Ring) Knot Really
Also published here Apr. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 330
Bob Hyans Ring-A-Ding
July 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 365
Robert L. Brooks, Earl Nelson Ring Through Rope credit correction on page 564
Oct. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 399
Algonquin McDuff Penatring
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 892
Philip T. Goldstein Brasso Profundo finger rings on a cord, penetrate brass nut under handkerchief
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 962
Bill Robbins Bluff Ring small ring vanished from rope and reappears in sleeve or hooked over ear
Related to 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 28) 1337
Bob Hummer Hummer's Ring and Cord ring off and on string with handkerchief
Also published here
  • a part of Martin Gardner's column in "Hugard's Magic Monthly"
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 85
David Britland Cabbalistic Cord ring threaded on string under handkerchief
Inspired by 1980 The Talon (Issue 6) 75
Mitchell Dyszel Easy Ring Off Rope
Mar. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 464
Ray Grismer Knotty ring knotted on rope penetrates it
1981 Arcane (Issue 3) 27
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 19
Jim Ryan Bow Tie Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 19
G. W. Hunter Shoelace Knot ring and rope
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 22
Stephen Tucker Ringo ring off rope, with glass
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 7) 120
Robert L. Brooks Ring Strip
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 679
Ray Grismer, Peter Kane Watch, Look and Listen ring and string routine with ring to card case finish
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 76
Philip T. Goldstein Scissoring rope is cut to remove finger ring and restored
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 120
Peter Samelson Ring True penetration in spectator's hand
Also published here Mar. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 749
Gary Ouellet The Homing Ring four phases, ring jumps back on finger several times
1983 The Homing Ring 4
Gary Ouellet Swindle Ring ring vanishes from string and appears on finger, seated
  • The Rear Shift Lap
1983 The Homing Ring 16
Gary Ouellet, Emile Clifton Boomering Clifton's ring move variation, ring ends up on finger of the other hand
1983 The Homing Ring 21
Guy Camirand, Gary Ouellet Ring Drop ring on string, french drop
1983 The Homing Ring 26
Tony Miller In-De-Pendant ring off chain with medal on it
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 868
Mark Lefler Challenge for Two ring from looped chain (as worn around neck)
July 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 937
Jack Mitzman "Pinch" Knot with Ring
Aug. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 956
Dick Koornwinder Ring & Tube tube rolled from magazine, thread with both ends visible lowered into tube, finger ring thrown in, it penetrates onto string
1984 Diverting Kreations 6
Stephen Tucker Yuletied
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 651
Daniel Kalanowski Way Out scissors or ring penetrate ring, phase with extra piece
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 681
Unknown Routine for the Himber Ring performer's ring links with borrowed ring, also onto cord
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 5
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring, and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 21
Dr. Dan McDonald Repeat Ring Release multi-phase, duplicate ring with slit
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 26
Scotty York A Ring Trilogy two ring on string phases, then ring penetrates finger and is linked to safety pin, slit ring
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 31
Scotty York Stand-Up Ring Routine stand up version, with half ring
Inspired byAlso published here
  • lecture notes "Decennial Prelection"
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 35
Earl Nelson Another Ring Move
Also published here
  • Genii, April 1978
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 38
Dan Garrett The Faustus Ring
Related toAlso published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 39
Steve Dusheck Walkoff ring vanishes after being knotted on rope
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 40
Steve Dusheck A Routine for Walkoff spectator's ring knotted on rope transposes with performer's, with Himber Ring
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 41
Michael McGivern (Ring) Knot Really
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 42
Stephen Tucker Concorde envelope with two holes and rope through them, borrowed ring tossed in envelope, when rope is torn out the ring is on the rope
Also published here
  • "The Geminii Book" (Martin Breese)
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 56
Peter Samelson In The Hand-Off
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1984 Theatrical Close-Up 15
Fred C. Baumann Steal Ring ring vanishes from knot
June 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1076
Scotty York, Danny Korem, Chuck Morris, Dan Garrett Three Round Ringer three phases
Related to 1985 Korem without Limits 92
Deane Stern Pendu ring is tossed onto cord
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 118
David Gripenwaldt Spellbound Ring Change ring on string visibly tranforms in different ring
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 127
Mark Sicher Through the Rope duplicate ring
May 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1348
Gary Ouellet Boomering ring vanishes from rope and reappears on finger
Aug. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 1387
Rajneesh Madhok No St"ring" attached penetration onto (!) a cord
May 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 5) 1492
Mike Bornstein Finger Ring Pass Through ring vanishes and instantly reappears on rope
Dec. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1575
Marc DeSouza Dead Ringer ring on string move
Inspired by 1989 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 27) 479
Mark Sicher Rope to Finger
July 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 7) 1808
John Bannon Revolutionary Penetration coin with hole frees itself from shoelace, ungimmicked
1990 Impossibilia 59
John Bannon Coin of Voodoo marked coin with hole vanishes from cord, reappears in coin pouch/purse
1990 Impossibilia 136
Emile Clifton, John Bannon Clifton's Ring Move Variation
1990 Impossibilia 136
Unknown Ringo No. 10, ring threaded on rope penetrates rope and table
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 20
Karl Fulves Spirit Knots No. 55, rope and ring put in paper bag, three knots appear in rope and ring is tied in chosen knot
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 114
Unknown Séance No. 56, rope tied into loop, borrowed rings penetrate onto it, extra piece
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 117
Bret Young Swinger ring swings on string freely while already being off
Inspired by 1990 Top Secret Stuff 164
Rajneesh Madhok Handy Sefalaljia Ring penetrates onto Cord
May 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 5) 1925
Michael Close The Ring, Shoelace, and Straw Routine ring travels from hand to hand, penetrates string, string penetrates straw
Related to 1991 Workers Number 2 20
Dan Garrett The Faustus Ring three phases
Related toAlso published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 24
Wayne Osinski Excellent Ring Appearance ring appears in Knot
Jan. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 1) 2020
Stephen Tucker Give me a Ring opening Sequence
Aug. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 8) 2104
Dan Garrett The Faustus Ring three phases
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 24
Robert L. Brooks Ring Strip Plus
Sep. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 9) 2259
Alexander de Cova Der Ring-o-matic Effect ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
Also published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5) 59
Jean-Pierre Vallarino French Liberation finger ring off string on padlock
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 6
Alexander de Cova Das gibt es nicht! ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
Also published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 14
Alexander de Cova Ring-o-matic ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
1994 Secrets No. 1 94
Eric Wolf Hidden Loophole knotted finger ring off string
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 6
Baltazar Fuentes Mock Ring Off Rope challenge phase
1996 Arempi 30
Karl Fulves Insto Transpo "Methods?"
rope through cup's handle, finger ring dropped in cup, now cup drops and ring is on rope instead, posed as problem
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 54
Rainer Pfeiffer Der Oedipus Komplex screw-nut and rope routine
1996 7 Close-Up 7
Dan Garrett Ring & String Move
1996 7 Close-Up 7
Dan Garrett Faustus Ring three phases
Also published here 1996 Top 10 6
Curtis Kam Ring, Ring & Rope using extra ring with slit
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 93
Robert L. Brooks Ring Strip Deluxe
Apr. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 4) 2777
Karl Fulves Ring In Bottle "Unsolved Mysteries"
finger ring on rope, rope tied around bottle and pulled, rope penetrates bottle and ring is inside bottle, posed as a problem
Variations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 146
Richard Bartram, Jr. Deep Fried Himber Rings rings on a ribbon
1997 Trephine 129
Earl Nelson Earl's Ring Move
1997 Trephine 131
Bruce Cervon Ring Again! almost challenge conditions
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 163
Earl Nelson, Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
1998 The Book 110
Joshua Jay Strand, Hand, Wedding Band Ring sequence - ring appears on string in spectator's hand, penetrates, vanishes and reappears on string
1999 Magic Atlas 51
Barrie Richardson A String and Two Borrowed Rings two borrowed rings and a loop of cord link and unlink a few times, with paper cup
  • Phase One: The Rings Link
  • Phase 2: The Ring Off Cord
  • Phase 3: The Rings On Cord
Also published here
  • Club 71, Halloween 1993
1999 Theater of the Mind 139
Marc DeSouza Quad-Ringle Plus ring & string routine with ring to card case finale
Inspired by 2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 71
Ray Grismer Ring Move #1
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 74
Marc DeSouza Thumb Ring
Inspired by 2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 76
Scotty York Ringer
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 79
Jim Ryan The Hunter Bow Knot
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 81
Alexander de Cova Ring-o-matic ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
2002 Homemade Magic 14
Al Baker Ring Trick
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 732
Patrick Schlagel Ring and Rope Sequence
2003 Penumbra (Issue 5) 20
Jack Avis Finger Ring Release (Harvey Rosenthal)
Inspired by 2006 Rara Avis 213
Michael Powers Ring Transpo ring on string transposes with ring on performer's finger
2006 Power Plays 220
Stewart James Sefalaljia One-man miniature spirit cabinet

Phase one: ball and glass placed in cabinet. When cabinet opened, ball is magically inside the glass now
Phase two: Handkerchief tossed inside the cabinet knots itself
Phase three: Finger ring of spectator magically threads onto a piece of rope that has both ends outside of the cabinet
Phase four: cigar placed inside the cabinet lights up and smokes itself
Phase five: Bottle of milk placed inside cabinet, liquid slowly disappears
Related toAlso published here 2007 The Essential Stewart James 31
Stewart James Sefalaljia Jr. Just the ring and string portion of Sefalaljia, but done under a handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 2007 The Essential Stewart James 36
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring und Geschenk ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here 2008 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 56
Earl Nelson Earl's Ring Move
2008 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 2 60
Fred Kaps Kaps Knot finesse
2008 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 63
Mark Leveridge The "Squeeze" Ring Off Cord
Related to
  • "The Ring and String Routine" (Mark Leveridge, Master Routine Series No. 6, 1991)
2008 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 2 67
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
2008 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 2 69
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
2010 Vortex 24
Tom Stone Ringbound borrowed ring is threaded on thread, transforms into cheap ring
2010 Vortex 39
Roberto Giobbi A Touch for Clifton's Ring Steal
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 3) 198
Troy Hooser The Bottomless Box Objects produced from bottomless box, strange things happen when placed in it (Produce crystal balls, linking ribbons, spongeball routine, ring links on ribbon)
Inspired by 2010 Moments 41
Alexander de Cova Ring-o-matik ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Earle Oakes Ring Vanish ring knotted on rope vanishes
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 209
Unknown Slip Knot with Finger Ring
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 55
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 56
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring and Giftbox ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here 2017 Magic Illusions 27
Earl Nelson Earl's Ring Move
2017 Magic Illusions 30
Fred Kaps Kaps Knot finesse
2017 Magic Illusions 31
Mark Leveridge The "Squeeze" Ring Off Cord
Related to
  • "The Ring and String Routine" (Mark Leveridge, Master Routine Series No. 6, 1991)
2017 Magic Illusions 32
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
2017 Magic Illusions 33
Jon Allen Ring on String Move Ring links onto string, inspired by Vernon Wand Spin move
Inspired by 2017 The Interrobang Lecture 6