49 entries in Rope / Penetration / Grandmother's Necklace / Cords of Phantasia
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown A notable feate of fast or loose; namelie, to pull three beadstones from off a cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hand grandmother's necklace
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIX) 191
Unknown A notable feat of Fast and Loose; namely, to pull three beadstones from off a Cord, while you hold fast the ends thereof, without removing of your hands
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 40
Unknown Les Anneaux Enfilés Dans un Double Ruban grandmother's necklace - routine, with rings and ribbon, referencing Ozanam
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 36
Unknown My Grandmother's Necklace
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 320
Unknown The Mysterious Release
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 348
Stanley Collins A New Ropes and Rings Experiment similar to Grandmother's Necklace, with jacket, ropes and rings
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 84
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der antigordische Knoten. No. 4, using two ropes and several objects
1926 Magische Miniaturen 19
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die entfesselten Symbole. No. 15, rings and balls penetrate rope
I. Die wunderbare Kordelschnur
II. Dr. Slades Ringexperiment
1926 Magische Miniaturen 50
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine mysteriöse Befreiung with three large pearls
1927 Leichte Zauberei 87
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die aus Bändern befreiten Ringe rings on two ribbons
1930 Zauberkunststücke 26
Ottokar Fischer Ropes, Fans and Silks
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 121
Unknown Cords, Fan and Silks Variation involving jacket
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 123
Unknown Gimmick for the Rope, Coat and Rings Trick
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 86
Unknown The Rope and Tape Principle grandmother's necklace - principle with applications
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 321
Unknown Coats, Tapes, and Rings grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 321
Unknown Coat, Ropes and Rings grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 329
Unknown The Prisoner's Escape - Hanging Oneself with Ropes grandmother's necklace - principle, rope through neck
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 334
Unknown Another Tapes Release grandmother's necklace - routine
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 344
Jean Hugard Do-Nuts to You grandmother's necklace with donuts and ropes going through sleeves of jacket, bowl of water is produced as a finale
Sep. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 4) 13
Ottokar Fischer The Cords of Phantasia two ropes are penetrated by silks, grandmother's necklace
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 357
Arnold Furst Un cadeau du Congrès des Magiciens à Paris
  • Triple Delivrance
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. 2&3) 10
Unknown Simplex Coat and Tape Release grandmother's necklace - principle
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 265
Tony Lopilato "Judge Lynch's Necktie Party" grandmother's necklace - principle, tie appears on rope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 336
Tenkai Ishida Knots Supreme - Tenkai Silk and Tapes grandmother's necklace
1953 Six Tricks by Tenkai 4
U. F. Grant Bombay Ropes and Rings several rings and hat, grandmother's necklace principle
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 181
Edwin Leist-Bernini Neuer Durchbruch als Maloko-Flasche two tubes on ribbons, chosen tube penetrates ribbons
1961 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 3) 57
Unknown Magisches Notizbuch
  • Tücher des 20. Jahrhunderts (Raymond Kemp & Charlie Miller in Genii, June 1966)
  • Grossmutters Halskette (Milbourne Christopher in Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1952)
1967 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 2) 31
Glenn G. Gravatt Tuch, Schnur und Ring Potpourri
Also published here
  • Genii magazine
July 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 13
Unknown Block Release block threaded on a rope is released
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 78
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Flucht der Gefangenen
Also published here
  • "The Prisoners Escape" in "Hugard's Magic Monthly" February, 1948
Dec. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4) 144
Unknown The P&L Books of Ching Soo four books hanging on ropes
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 192
Jean Hugard Die Herausforderung
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Aug. 1947
May 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 2) 92
Ottokar Fischer The Cords of Phantasia No. 8, penetration release with two ropes, silks and wand
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 21
Hans van Baaren The Antique Shop No. 9, release with two ropes and a silk in a box à la Dean's Box
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 24
Unknown Ribbonesque No. 10, silk penetrated two ropes which are also around assistant's waist
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 28
Unknown Houdini's Coat No. 11, using a jacket and handcuffs
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 30
Jeanne van Zandt Cut Up No. 48, two silks cut in half in paper tube and restored
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 139
Ali Bongo Der Gordische Knoten
Also published here
  • Genii
June 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1) 22
Rudolf Braunmüller Mein Gordischer-Knoten-Trick
  • Varianten
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 2) 69
Andreas Michel-Andino Zauberworkshop für Laien - ohne Geheimnisverrat magic workshop for laypeople without real trick explanations
  • Das Konzept
  • Die Multi-Pip-Karte
    • 1. Table-Hopping
    • 2. Zauberworkshops
    • 3. Kindergeburtstage
    • 4. Das Abendprogramm
  • Der Gordische Knoten
  • Eine Routine zum Kartenseil
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 4&5) 162
Eckhard Böttcher Gordischer Knoten
2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 148
Paul Osborne The Ropers
  • Osborne Illusions
rope penetration through child, with two large cowboy cut-out figures
Inspired by
  • "Penelease" (Eric Lewis, J. Beattie, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic, Vol. 2)
Feb. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2) 16
Satoshi Toyoda Nexus two ropes are threaded through hole in jumbo card, rope pulled through card
Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 18
Doug Edwards Blocked with big wooden block
2013 Nukes 109
Hiroshi Sawa 確実な首絞め (A Sound Wring a Neck) Rope through neck
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 93
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Prisoners Escape handling for Grandmother's Necklace
Also published here
  • "The Prisoners Escape" in "Hugard's Magic Monthly" February, 1948
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 205
Tomas Blomberg Neckless Grandma two tied pieces of rope go through the performer's neck
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 20
Jim Steinmeyer The Top Secret Envelope
  • Conjuring
envelope with a hole is threaded onto two ropes and removed under a cloth cover
Inspired by
  • "The Plastic Pendant" (Gordon Howatt, Let's Make Magic)
June 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 6) 28
Bob Farmer Bring Me The Head of Reginald Scot using leather laces and skull
Mar. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 3) 46