40 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Diamond cut Diamond
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Alex Elmsley Just a "Second" Diamond Cut Diamond, second deal
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 91
Frederick Wingfield Amazement-Al thirteen cards of one suit, chosen one is only not from this suit
Variations 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 66) 329
Philip T. Goldstein A Hunch... or What? thirteen cards of one suit, chosen one is only not from this suit
Inspired by 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 672
Karl Fulves Black on Black spade packet dealt, spectator slaps hand on one spade and it transforms into named joker, no method
Related to 1978 Transpo Trix 80
Karl Fulves Hide Out à la DCD see final comments
1978 Transpo Trix 11
Harry Lorayne Heart Run
Related to 1979 Quantum Leaps 190
Wayne Dobson Diamond Deal
Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 62
Gene Maze Wait a Minute!
Inspired by 1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 42
Karl Fulves Dollar Dodge diamond cut diamonds with Ace through Five, a bill is used in the handling
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 23
Jerry Sadowitz Diamond Tip ending for Elmsley's routine, Diamond run changes to Spades
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 298
Karl Fulves Dextral Dollar diamond cut diamonds with Ace through Five, a bill is used in the handling, variation of previous trick
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 25
Simon Lovell The Ten Card Special Plus number card chosen, top cards dealt, they form a straight and card at value of spectator's card is selection
  • The Basic Routine
  • The Extended Routine (straight shown first and mixed back in, then as above)
Related to 1983 Second to None 40
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Stand up Diamonds
Inspired by 1983 Marlo's Plus Package 37
Stephen Tucker All Heart Diamond Cut Diamond effect with an extra two card transposition (two selections)
Inspired by 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 26
Peter Duffie A Case For Clouseau
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 18
Randy Wakeman Cubic Zirconium
Inspired by 1985 Formula One Close-Up 42
William P. Miesel Deceived
Inspired by 1985 Arcane (Issue 13) 179
Jerry Sadowitz Courtroom number from one to twelve named, card at that position is only number card amongst picture cards, then situation reverses and there is only one picture card amongst number cards
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 48
Brother John Hamman 1 2 3 4 5 Peek Thought mini-version of DCD
Inspired by 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 26
Peter Duffie Guardian Angels selection travels from red Kings to black Kings
Inspired by 1993 Applications 58
Iain Girdwood Adagio for String
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 209
Alex Elmsley Diamond Cut Diamond Ace to Ten of diamonds in order, selection transposes with named value
Variations 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 186
Edward Marlo Umpteenth Method using slip count
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 66
Edward Marlo Notes on DCD second deal eliminated, packet removed from deck
  • First Method (sticky face)
  • Second Method (sticky back)
  • Third Method (impromptu)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1973
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 110
Edward Marlo The Marlo Switch-Out Diamond cut Diamond application
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1976
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 301
Edward Marlo Simplex D.C.D. four methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1978
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 347
Edward Marlo Double D.C.D. with two selections and numbers
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1978
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 359
David Solomon Solomon Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 363
David Solomon Diamond Cut Diamond with two selections
Also published here 1997 Solomon's Mind 42
Simon Lovell Elmsley Cut Elmsley Ace to King shown and lost, number card chosen, top cards dealt, they form the straight again and card at value of spectator's card is selection
Related to 1997 Simon Says! 190
Peter Duffie Carnival of Sorts
1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 17
Doug Conn Diamond Mine with Ace through Seven, named number changes suit, then all cards change to reverse situation, two handlings
1999 Tricks of my Trade 75
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note strange self-working handling of DCD
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 55
Karl Fulves Fast Food two ordered ace through ten piles, card chosen from one, then counted simultaneously, card in other pile at same position changes to Jack of Spades and comes out in pieces from container (cauldron)
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 181
Karl Fulves Dracula's Calling Card No. 61, unknown card in wallet, selection changes to Dracula card (Jack of Spades) and card in wallet is selection
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 139
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Mode 2 Order 2 using spelling and Riffle Shuffle Control with the Diamond suit
Inspired by
  • "Mode to Order" (Duffie/Robertson, Linking Ring, July, 2000)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 90
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson An Unnatural Order
Related to
  • "Exception Selection" (J.K. Hartman, Linking Ring Parade 1974)
2004 Diamonds from Coal 1
Jack Avis Diamond Cut Diamond - Variation
2006 Rara Avis 45
Alexander Hansford Diamond Cut Diamond selection transposes with selected Diamond card, duplicate
2016 Sprezzatura 39
Iñaki Zabaletta Transposición Ordenada deck in order, joker changes to selection and is found at space where selection should be
Inspired by
  • J. K. Hartman's "Spot Swap" in "Trickery Treats"
2019 ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 39