115 entries in Ring / Finger Rings / Penetration / Ring on Stick
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To put a ring through your cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit), is taken off and put onto stick that two people hold
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 197
Unknown How to seeme to put a ring through ones cheeke ring apparently through cheek (with slit and spinning illusion), is taken off and put onto stick that two people hold
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 26
Unknown To Pass a Ring invisibly upon the Middle of a Wooden Wand, the Ends being held by two of the Spectators
Also published here 1876 Modern Magic 230
Unknown A Ring Passed on to Stick or Wand whilst both ends are held by Spectator
1902 The Modern Conjurer 273
Carl Willmann Der bezauberte Ring finger ring dropped into glass under handkerchief cover (dummy attached to handkerchief with thread), another handkerchief put over a wand that is held by spectator on the ends, ring travels onto wand
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 105
Elbert Adams The Ring on the Wand
Related toAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 331
Tom Fitzgerald The Ring On Pencil
1945 My Best 165
Jean Hugard Ring on the Wand ring dropped into glass under handkerchief, then appears on stick held by spectator, collection of different methods
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 134
Jack Olten La bague s'enfilant sur un crayon à travers un mouchoir ring on pencil under handkerchief, followed by german translation "Ein Ring wird durch ein Taschentuch über einen Bleistift gestülpt"
May 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 15) 9
John Platt Chinese Coin on Pencil Illusion ring & stick with chinese hole coin, originally from Sphinx
1948 Principles and Deceptions 100
Dai Vernon The Ring on the Wand four methods
Related to 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 1) 84
Paquette Paquette's Baguette! ring on wand, with handkerchief
VariationsAlso published here 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 271) 1084
Sam Leo Horowitz Mohammed Bey's Ring on Stick spectator holds ends, two times
Also published here 1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 1
Sam Leo Horowitz Another Method for Loading Ring onto Wand wand under arm
1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 3
Eddie Joseph One of Six Rings one of six rings is chosen vanishes and appears on pencil
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions
Eddie Joseph No Assistant Ring on Stick on pencil, with handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 7
John Derris The Monte Cristo Ring Ring off wand, covered by handkerchief (uses wax)
Inspired by
  • "Ring on Walking Stick" (Ken Brooke)
Also published here
1953 "Come a little closer..." 29
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Conceit! ring travels under tube then penetrates wand
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1094
Walter Essman More Bones skull with ring attached on piece of wire, like ring on stick
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 286) 1143
Bill Simon The Ring on Wand with handkerchief
1954 Sleightly Sensational 35
Billy McComb An Act for a Lazy Magician complete act
  • Ring on Stick
  • Card through Handkerchief
  • Anti-Gravity Glasses
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Transformation of Handkerchief ("The End" appears)
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 4
John A. M. Howie The "Direct" Ring on Wand
1955 Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 12
Hans E. Trixer The Ring on Stick with stick and handkerchief
1955 ConjuRing Trix 5
Hans E. Trixer The Rin on Stick with handkerchief
1955 ConjuRing Trix 15
Hans E. Trixer The Ring off Stick two versions
1955 ConjuRing Trix 21
Paquette Baguette ring on wand, with handkerchief
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 68
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
Harry Lorayne RingToo on pen
1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 337) 158
Charlie Miller Ring on Stick
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 85
Charlie Miller The Latest Ring on Stick multiple phase routine
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 86
Elbert Adams Elbert Adams' Move
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 92
Nate Leipzig Ring on Stick
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 149
J. B. Bobo Coin on the Stick chinese coin
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 466
Patrick Page The Perfect Ring Penetration ring on stick, with cigarette and duplicate ring
1966 The Topit Handbook 5
Patrick Page The Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick
1966 The Topit Handbook 8
Al Koran Ring On Stick multi phase routine
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 17
Horace E. Bennett The Ringer spectator's finger ring joins performer's ring on wand, then they link and unlink
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 175
John A. M. Howie Cylinder, Ring and Cord jardine ellis ring vanish threaded on a rope from under a handkerchief under a cylinder, then the ring passes through a wand and under the cylinder appears a ball
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 320
Charlie Miller, Elbert Adams The Ring on the Stick remarks and tips, version with a spoon, same method as Adams
Inspired by 1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 11
Charlie Miller The Ring off the Stick with handkerchief
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 12
Eddie Joseph Ring On Stick duplicate ring
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 198
Robert (Bob) Hess Ring Box ring dropped in box, want inserted, penetrates wand
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 333
Harry Lorayne, Francis Carlyle Ring on Stick additional stand-up handling by Carlyle
1971 Reputation-Makers 179
Oscar Weigle Ring on Stick
June 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 523
Steve Spillman The Eye-Popping Pop Top pull top from beer can on pencil
1972 Magick (Issue 45) 221
James G. Thompson Jr. Spirit Ring ring on wand, with handkerchief
1972 Magick (Issue 64) 317
Joe Berg, Theo "Okito" Bamberg Ring on Wand rings with different colors, one is selected threaded on a ribbon and placed in a box, Wand is then pushed through the box and ring travels from ribbon on the wand, locking jap-box
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 100
Amedeo Vacca, Arthur Emerson, Romaine Lend Me Your Ring
Also published here 1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 60
Trevor Dawson Goldfinger ring penetrates pencil and paper tube then pencil vanishes
Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 65
Faucett Ross Miracle Ring on Stick Ring on Wand
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 154
Patrick Page The Ring on Stick duplicate ring
1976 The Big Book of Magic 172
Roy Johnson Nutty brass nut on stick, three phases
1977 Third Dimension 19
Horace E. Bennett Improved - Simplified Ring on Wand ring on wand, then performer's ring link and unlink with spectator's ring
1978 On Your Feet 13
Al Schneider Ring Off Pencil
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 90
Dai Vernon, Ron Bauer, Al Schneider fake put on fake ring on stick move
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 90
Tommy Wonder Ring On Stick
Related to Jan. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 784
Ken Brooke Ring Off multi-phase penetration routine with ring, safety pin, rope, handkerchief, wand
  • Trick No. 1. "The Wand through the Handkerchief"
  • Trick No. 2. "The Ring on the Rope"
  • Trick No. 3. "The Ring Off the Rope"
  • Trick No. 4. "Ring Off the Wand"
1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 189
Ken De Courcy The Wander-Combo card chosen and put in envelope, borrowed bill also put in envelope, borrowed finger ring in handkerchief, ring penetrates onto wand, wand broken and bill and card are rolled-up inside
1980 Cards in Cabaret 48
Oscar Weigle, Sol Stone On-Off Again
Nov. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 559
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
Richard Himber, Bobby Bernard Versatile Coin Move Uses for the Himber Vanish

  • Multiple Himber vanish
  • Stage Presentation
  • As a "switch"
  • An Interesting Variation (for ring in wand)
  • Vanish in Handkerchief
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 43
Karl Norman Ring and Wand Routine
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 59
Unknown The Ring on the Rod ballon rod is removed under handkerchief and finger rings are attached
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 132
Keith Charnley Ring On Stick
Oct. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1165
Tom Craven New/Easy Ring Load using handkerchief
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 874
Michael Weber $1,000 Ring on Stick
  • The Move
  • The Switch
  • The Penetration Onto the Stick
  • Penetration Off of the Stick
  • As a Transformation
1984 Side Effects 9
Wally Wilson Cocktail Sword and Straw ring on wand, with cocktail sword and straw
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 136
Unknown Ring on Stick a la Hoffmann
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 19
Elbert Adams Ring on Stick - The Art of Magic
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 20
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring, and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 21
Jim Ryan Seil, Ring und Zauberstab ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here
  • Cover, Sep. 1950
Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 83
David Regal The Jewelry Box ring through pencil with a card box
Mar. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 1183
Hiroyuki Sakai, Michael Weber Spoony Ring ring through spoon
1988 New Magic Of Japan 113
William Goodwin Ring Through Stick thread
1988 Lecture 1988 8
Michael Weber Ring on Stick
1990 La Magie de Michael Weber 9
Michael Weber The Five-Cent Ring On Stick
Related toVariations 1991 Life Savers 67
Felix Farrell Watch the Ring ring onto wrist watch held by spectator on both ends
Inspired by
  • "Ring on Pencil" (Charlie Miller, Magic Video Library, Impromptu 1)
Also published here
1991 Hardcore 142
Sam Leo Horowitz El Aro en la Varita y en la Cuerda translation by Ascanio
1.) Ring on Stick (El aro en la varita)
2.) Mohammed Bey's Ring on Rope Routine
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 12
Patrick Page Ring auf den Stab Zaubern
Related to 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 42
Sid Fleischman Ringbound two or three rings through pen at once
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 27
Dan Tong DT Ring Flite combined with ring on stick
  • Phase One - The Ring on Stick (two versions)
  • Phase Two - Ring Flite (ring vanishes from paper cone made out of bill)
  • When Bills are not Available
1994 Close-Up File 139
Steve Dusheck Curtain Time borrowed finger ring appears on pen
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 87
Karl Norman Coins and Silk and Ring and Wand! series of transpositions, coins change places, penetrate a silk, finale: variaton of Ring on the Wand
1995 40 Years at the Forks 39
Felix Farrell Watch the Ring finger ring on watch strap, similar to ring on stick
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Aus dem Effeff... 48
Ross Bertram The Bertram Stick Sleeve for ring on stick
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 12
Tommy Wonder Clear Through single sequence
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 65
John Derris The Monte Cristo Ring ring off wand, covered by handkerchief, wax
Also published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 30
Ron Bauer The Cursed Ring ring through pencil
Inspired byRelated to 2000 The Cursed Ring 2
Ron Bauer, Dai Vernon The Fake Put On fake ring on stick move
2000 The Cursed Ring 10
Ron Bauer Some Relevant Background credit information
2000 The Cursed Ring 13
Bob King Ring on Wand with sleeving
2000 Great Britain 2001 22
Al Schneider Ring Off Pencil
  • The Schneider Technique
Also published here Dec. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12) 44
R. Paul Wilson The One True Ring ring on and off stick, three phases
2000 ca. One True Ring 1
David Regal Band Box ring penetrates pencil in card box with holes
2002 Constant Fooling 1 197
David Regal Solid Gold with reel
2002 Constant Fooling 1 204
David Ben Alchemy Revisited using pochettes and a second ring
2003 Tricks 143
Dai Vernon Method, No. 1
2003 Tricks 144
Michael Weber rapid off and on sequence
2003 Tricks 144
Ross Bertram Ring on Stick
Mar. 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 3) 51
Reed McClintock Ring on Stick 2004 using wand spin
Jan. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 1) 24
Romaine Wandering
Also published here Apr. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 4) 54
Unknown Ring on Wand Subtlety
2006 Designing Miracles 55
Al Schneider Wedding Ring Thing
  • The Schneider Technique
with pencil, coin instead of extra ring
Related to July 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 7) 28
Stewart James Ring Leader Two rings on a magic wand, covered by handkerchief. One of the rings is made to penetrate off the wand
Also published here
  • Handwritten notes, 1950
2007 The Essential Stewart James 111
Trevor Lewis Himber Ring Routine combination of ring on stick and Himber linking rings
2009 Routines Matter 95
Al Schneider Ring and Pencil
Related to 2011 Al Schneider Magic 193
Dai Vernon, Ron Bauer, Al Schneider The False Ring Put On fake ring on stick move
2011 Al Schneider Magic 195
Al Schneider The Drop Steal
2011 Al Schneider Magic 198
Michael Weber Final Freud
Also published here 2011 Knew & Improved 3
Patrick Page Ringstick
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 260
Michael Weber Final Freud
Also published here 2012 Blackpool Twenty Twelve 5
Robert Cassidy The Essential Secret of Deception - Or, "The Devil is in the Details" notes on the Ring on Stick
2013 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy — Volume 2: Fundamentals 337
Robert Cassidy The Small Masterpiece of the East Indian Magician with a handkerchief
2013 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy — Volume 2: Fundamentals 354
Michael Weber Final Freud
Also published here 2017 Black Tears 4
John Guastaferro Ring on Straw ring on stick with straw
Dec. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12) 83