Hidden Gems - Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog

The latest magic tricks, interviews, articles, essays and hints and tips from Vanishing Inc. Updated daily.

Hidden Gem 20

Hidden Gem 20

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, August 31, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


This week, Mark tells us about an entertaining coins across by Derek Dingle.

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Hidden Gem 19

Hidden Gem 19

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, August 24, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


This week, Mark tells us about a hidden gem created by Bruce Cervon that's a bit like Ambitious Card ... but with the four Aces!

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Hidden Gem 18

Hidden Gem 18

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, August 17, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Jerry Sadowitz showed Mark Elsdon a hidden gem created by Jackie McClements and now he's passing it onto you!

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Hidden Gem 12

Hidden Gem 12

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, July 6, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


This week Mark tells us about a trick with marbles from a Steve Draun book.

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Hidden Gem 8

Hidden Gem 8

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, June 1, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


If you think you know all of Dai Vernon's best tricks, think again. Mark Elsdon has uncovered a great one!

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Hidden Gem 7

Hidden Gem 7

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, May 25, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Mark Elsdon has uncovered a variation of the Open Prediction that he thinks you should try to dig out!

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Hidden Gem 6

Hidden Gem 6

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Mark Elsdon shares with us a little-known Phil Goldstein trick that he thinks is a hidden gem!

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Hidden Gem 5

Hidden Gem 5

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, May 11, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Looking for a stand-up mentalism effect for your show? Mark Elsdon points us in the direction of a hidden one!

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Hidden Gem 4

Hidden Gem 4

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, April 20, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Mark's latest Hidden Gem highlights where you can find a fun, original mentalism piece that is perfect for walkaround magicians.

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Hidden Gem 3

Hidden Gem 3

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, April 13, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


David Williamson has created one of the most fun mathematical-based routines you'll ever learn - and Mark Elsdon will tell you where to find it!

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Hidden Gem 2

Hidden Gem 2

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, April 6, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Mentalists rejoice: Mark Elsdon has uncovered a Second Sight act that he thinks would win major magic competitions.

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Hidden Gem 1

Hidden Gem 1

Mark Elsdon - Sunday, March 17, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Mark highlights a little-known Gary Kurtz coin routine that you should dig out.

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