|Ireland, Laurie L.: Ireland's
Linking Ring Routine
©1937 Ireland Magic, IL
Softcover, unbound manuscript, 8.5x11", 14 pages
©1964 Second Edition, Magic, Inc.
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 20 pages
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Comments: Was originally printed as part of Ireland's
Manipulative Series, Part III.
(The others were Part I Lessons in Dishonesty; and Part II Ireland's Famous Cup and Ball Routine)
This routine can be done with a standard set of 8, with an optional 9th ring.
3 The Routine: uses normal set of eight rings plus one extra ring
3 Set Up
4 Selecting Audience members
4 Two Rings Linked and Examined
6 Two More Rings Linked
8 Chain of Three
9 Triangle to Chain of Three
12 Rings Pass Through Each Other
14 Multiple Links
16 Spinning the Rings
17 Knot of Steel
20 Final Separation