55 entries in Ring / Finger Rings / Penetration / Linking Finger Rings (Himber)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Zum Ringspiel linking borrowed finger rings, one or two have slits, no details on routine, then linking two ungaffed finger rings with secret thread (not really linked)
May 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Chung Ling Soo Chun Ling Soo's performance of The Chinese Linking Rings description of routine
Also published here
  • Stanyon's Magic, Dec. 1903
1946 96
Horace E. Bennett The Ringer spectator's finger ring joins performer's ring on wand, then they link and unlink
1967 175
Billy McComb William and the Himber Ring
1972 175
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
  • Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
  • Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
  • Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to 1977 3
Horace E. Bennett Improved - Simplified Ring on Wand ring on wand, then performer's ring link and unlink with spectator's ring
1978 13
Ken De Courcy De-Luxe - Himber Type Linking Finger Rings
  • The Original Himber Routine
1978 ca. 1
Richard Himber StaggeRing
Variations 1978 ca. 2
Ken De Courcy The K de C Triple Link
1978 ca. 3
George Blake About Rings and Things credit information
1978 ca. 7
George Blake A Valuable Tip linking on rope under handkerchief
1978 ca. 8
George Blake Another Valuable Tip handling of Himber Ring
1978 ca. 8
George Blake Ring, Pin and Cord finger ring and safety pin on rope, ring and pin link
1978 ca. 9
George Blake, Richard Himber BewildeRing
Inspired by 1978 ca. 14
Roland Hurley Ring Opening two rings link, not with borrowed rings, two permanently linked together
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Karrell Fox Elimaswitch "A 'Foxy' Routine for the Linking Finger Rings"
no switches required
1979 287
Jeff Busby Credit Information on linking finger rings
1983 1
Richard Osterlind The Linking of Three Borrowed Finger Rings
Related to 1983 5
Tommy Wonder Himber Ring Set-Up
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
The Himber Ring brief description of different types
1984 5
Routine for the Himber Ring performer's ring links with borrowed ring, also onto cord
1984 5
Steve Dusheck Reputation Ring performer's ring links with borrowed ring, slit
1984 7
Roland Hurley Ring Opening two rings link, not with borrowed rings, two permanently linked together
Also published here 1984 52
Ron Wilson The Finger Rings that Link three rings, with a pencil
1987 111
Roger Klause Ringmaster with Himber ring
  • The Link
  • The Confirmation
  • The Unlink
  • The Encore
Variations 1991 217
Alexander de Cova Himberring Routine using two Himber rings
Also published here 1992 77
Karl Fulves Card to Wallet & Himber Ring credit information on Himber Ring and linking finger ring effect
Verbatim (Issue 4)
Chuck Fayne The Finger Ring Linking Rings finger ring is linked between two linking rings
1993 17
Harry Anderson Linking Finger Rings several routines and ideas, with up to five rings
1993 121
Tommy Wonder Auto-Link handling fragment for the Himber Ring
1996 297
Tom Stone Gold Wielder including Stone's showing of the rings to the three spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 27
Max Holden, Glenn G. Gravatt, U. F. Grant Quotes from the Sphinx
  • Ring Spin (1927)
  • Linking Finger Rings (1921)
  • Tell The Truth Telephone (presentation for the princess card trick, 1927)
1996 92
John Graham The Magic Link only two rings are linked
Mar. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 3)
David Devant Linking Finger Rings "Unsolved Mysteries"
description of classic effect, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
1997 120
Richard Bartram, Jr. Deep Fried Himber Rings rings on a ribbon
1997 129
Bruce Kalver Borrowed Ring on Brandy Snifter after Himber Ring routine, spectator's ring on stem of glass
Jan. 1998 9
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 139
Ben Harris Slink two thin finger rings link and can be examined in linked condition, made from "Russian wedding rings", multiple phases
2001 4
Nicholas Einhorn Introduction on the linking finger rings effect
2004 3
Nicholas Einhorn The Linking of Three Borrowed Rings - Method One
2004 4
Nicholas Einhorn The Linking of Three Borrowed Rings - Method Two especially for larger audiences
2004 10
Karl Fulves Linking Finger Rings credit information
Related to 2008
Prolix (Issue 5)
Glenn G. Gravatt, McFaddan Ideas effect given without method
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Dec. 1921
Prolix (Issue 5)
William Larsen A Variation of the Linking Rings multiple borrowed finger rings linked together
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, April 1922
Prolix (Issue 5)
Geoffrey Durham The Linking Wedding Rings the three rings are isolated in a glass that spectator holds, sparks suddenly erupt in glass and rings are shown to be linked, then unlinked while threaded on pencil under cover of tissue paper
2008 97
Trevor Lewis Himber Ring Routine combination of ring on stick and Himber linking rings
2009 95
Jim Steinmeyer Linking Three Finger Rings "A Practical and Professional Routine for the Himber Ring"
2009 87
Tom Stone Gold Wielder
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 227
Karl Fulves Linking Finger Rings Okito, credit information
Related to
  • Okito On Magic
Prolix (Issue 9)
Mike Caveney Idiot Rings linking two finger rings, starts out as rope and ring routine, involving a saw that links onto rope
2013 159
Karl Fulves Linking Finger Rings credit information, describing the routine of an unnamed magician from the 1950s
The Lowdown (Issue 1)
Karl Fulves More Capers doing tricks as a kid, J. W. Sarles, Himber Ring
2015 3
Alexander de Cova Himberring-Routine using two Himber rings
Also published here 2015 27
Jonathan Neal Reaction by Proxy: The Linking Finger Rings
  • Secrets Within Secrets
six rings
Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
Ben Hart The Matrix Rings
  • The Staging: Onstage or Amongst the Audience?
2020 264