58 entries in Pearl & Marble
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Frank Lane, U. F. Grant A Trick From a Little Shot spectator puts a combination of black and white shots/pearls in a (bottomless) container, performer divines the content
1935 30
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
1937 131
Carl Waring Jones Divination with Marbles color is correctly named
1938 893
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
July 1938
The Jinx (Issue 46)
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 13 (final), Hindoo Beans
Aug. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 47)
Franklin M. Chapman Tap-Tap marble vanishes from handkerchief
July 1938
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 1)
John Mulholland Magically Stringing Beads in mouth, credit information
The Jinx (Issue 108)
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Der Mysteriosen Perlen Ching Lung Soo's four pearl are placed inside nose, ear and eye and all end up in mouth
Feb. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Tom Sellers More Beads on a String beads dropped in narrow glass container, they are strung together when removed
1943 6
Interlude with a Marble marble through table, it vanishes from handkerchief above table by secretly locking it in the fabric with a rubber band
Oct. 1945 160
Silent Mora Traveling Marbles four different colored marbles travel from hat to hat
1948 30
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads pearls taken from thread re-thread by themselves
VariationsAlso published here 1951 25
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads: Repeat Method
Inspired byAlso published here 1951 28
C. James Rainho Miracle Necklace cut and restored pearl necklace, in glass
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Heinz Fischer Die mysteriöse Perlenkette pearl necklace with different colored pearls us cut and colors named, pearls back on thread in chosen order
Related to
  • in "Aladin"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 4)
Jochen Zmeck Das Wunder der Perlenkette pearl necklace is cut and pearls put in tube one by one, necklace pulled out restored
1960 18
Magische Tips tips on
  • Yoghurt-Becher (on using yoghurt cups instead of glasses(
  • Glasperlenspiel (pearls in glass chaos & order)
  • removing thumb, with thimble
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 4)
Ernst "Ernesto" Müllhaupt, Henk Vermeyden Das Perlenmirakel different colored pearls in two cubs are mixed together and separated by magic
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 1&2)
Raymond Hafler Color Mental three safety pins with colored beads, performer divines color behind back
June 1968 186
Silent Mora, Herbert Kaplan Silent Mora's Passe Trick four marbles travel from under one borrowed hat to another, see p. 206 for references
July 1968 195
Parker Swan The Great Jewel Robbery or "How to Stretch a Two Minute Trick Into a Twenty Minute Routine"
pearl necklace vanishes and reappears on display stand, lots of comedy props
1970 7
Dr. Jacob Daley Bead Trick a la Albenice No. 538, broken and restored string of beads perhaps, or magically threading beads, unclear
1972 151
Paul Maurer Streichholzschachteln und farbige Kugeln three matchboxes and three different colored balls, performer divines which color is in which box
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 1)
Horace E. Bennett The Pearl routine with pearls, shell and a ring box, pearls travel, change color and grow
1975 5
Punx Indisches Märchen pearl necklace is cut and restored, pearls travel to hand and necklace enlarge
1977 25
Romaine The Perplexing Persian Pearls
  • The Production
    - The 'Split' To Two
    - The Table Transposition
    - The Pocket Transposition
    - The Split To Three
    - First Three Ball Transposition
    - Second Three Ball Transposition
    - Hiding Them In The Sand
    - Finding Them In The Sand
    - The Fourth Dimension
    - Plucking From The Air, The Stroke
    - Eyes And Ears
    - The Gambling Game
1978 45
Don Tanner Necklace beads arrange itself onto string in cloth bag
Also published here 1978 15
Bill Wisch Transit Spheres - Plus four marbles travel from one hand to the other, one then changes into larger crystal ball
1979 11
Don Tanner, Jean de Merry Perles cut and restored necklace, with bag
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 2)
Don Tanner Perles beads arrange itself onto string in cloth bag
Also published here 1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 2)
Milton Demosthenes' Marbles using mouth
Mar. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Al Mann Ideo-Motion moving objects based on ideomotor phenomenon
  • The key
  • The mystic door
  • The pen of Dr. Faust
  • The psychic marble
1982 14
Nelson Lyford Die Juwelen des Kaisers Wang Foo routine with pearls, wine glasses and change bag
Jan. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Al Baker Die unzerstörbare Perlenkette pearls taken from thread rethread by themselves
  • Die Wiederholung
Also published here Aug. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 2)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Toward 2000 Plus One! ten marbles inside box, one is selected and color is divined
Apr. 1985
Magick (Issue 350)
Schusser impromptu magic items and gags with pearls
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Eugene Burger A Magic Crystal transformation of a small object in the hands seated at a table
1989 72
Stewart James Eyes of Sefalaljia color of marble is divined behind back
Dec. 1989
Magick (Issue 432)
Jonathan Pendragon The Hand that Speaks eight white and 1 black marble, spectators choose one each unseen, a puppet hand finds out who has the black one
1990 149
John Carney The Thirteenth Victim bullets travel from hand to hand, presentation for marble trick
1991 259
David Regal All Strung Out prediction effect with different colored pearls
Apr. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 4)
Steve Draun Steve's Marbles manipulation Routine
1993 140
Come-Back Bread Crumb two in hand, one away, it returns, repeat
1993 64
Martin Gardner Rising Marble marble rises to the top in rice-filled glass
Also published here
  • "Physics Teacher" (Sept. 1994)
Rigmarole (Issue 10)
Paul Harris Collapsing Marble Myth large marble visibly shrinks and drops in bottle
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Conversations from the Edge)
Martin Gardner The Rising Marble
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
dry rice with marble is shaken and marble rises, also with mix of small and large nails
Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
Ken Scott Beads of Prussia beads on string become joined
Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads pearls taken from thread re-thread by themselves
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
Al Baker The Al Baker Arabian Beads - Repeat Method
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
Al Baker Bead Trick
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions)
Al Baker Cut and Restrung Bead Trick
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions)
Al Baker, Conrad H. Haden Bak-Had Bead Trick cut and restrung in mouth
Also published here
  • marketed 1947
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions)
Daniel Cros They called it Puppy Love... pearls change to figurine puppy
Feb. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Barrie Richardson Marble Memories marble distribution taken by spectators divined, clear change bag
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Vibrations, May 2004
2005 150
Doug Edwards Bead-azzled! two beads on string, one penetrates string and hand
2006 179
Karl Fulves Rising Sphere marble rises to top of rice-filled glass by shaking
Prolix (Issue 9)
Alexander de Cova Fünf kleine Perlen five little beads/pearls, taken in and out of mouth, vanish and reappearance
  • Die Problematik des Tricks
  • Der Grundgriff
  • Das Deponieren der Perlen im Mund
  • Das in die Faust geben der Perlen
  • Requisiten
  • Phase 1 - Das Konditionieren der Zuschauer
  • Phase 2 - Alle Perlen verschwinden
  • Phase 3 - Das Wiedererscheinen der Perlen
  • Phase 4 - Das einhändige Verschwinden
  • Phase 5 - Das einhändige Erscheinen der Perlen
  • Phase 6 - Die große Perle
2018 257
Luis Zavaleta Elena's Candy Separation two types of candies are mixed in clear glasses and separated again, classic bead separation
Jan. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 1)