Close-Up Magic Tricks

At Vanishing Inc. Magic we love the genre called close-up magic. Think David Blaine, Dynamo, and any magic you've seen up close, right under your nose - magic with cards and coins. But, lots of magic can fall into close up magic: card tricks, coin tricks, even the oldest trick in the world, a cups and balls routine.

There is no question, for us, that a miracle witnessed up close and with interaction is always stronger than some stage illusion seen from a great distance. That's why the focus on our business is close-up magic tricks.

If you're new to magic, our co-founder Joshua Jay literally "wrote the book" on close-up magic for beginners: Magic: The Complete Course.


Flash Me Trick
Flash Me
Trick by The French Twins - 60.00

Picture this: you hand your spectator a blank business card featuring a mysterious QR code. They choose a celebrity, a country, an animal, or a...

Traits and Emotions Trick
Traits and Emotions
Trick by Meir Yedid and Arthur Kurzweil - 35.00

We all have unique traits, emotions, and characteristics that make us who we are. And everyone we meet has their own special qualities too. Here’s a...

Shrapnel Trick
Shrapnel
Trick by Kim Andersen - 34.95

A time-tested classic reimagined to serve as the perfect everyday carry for the modern performer. Inspired the iconic “Linking Pins” (which was...

Tac Tac Toe Pro V2 Trick
Tac Tac Toe Pro V2
Trick by Bond Lee and MS Magic - From $349.95

Bond Lee's personalized and amazing effect is back in a new V2 edition offering new templates and new sizes for any performance space from parlor and...

Sleek Trick
Sleek
Trick by Jeki Yoo - 59.99

Jeki Yoo presents a crazy visual and impossible credit card to sunglasses transformation! "Another wonderful creation from the wonderfully...

Triple X Trick
Triple X
Trick by Saturn Magic and Mark iNFiNiTi - 54.95

An.. eXtra, eXtra, eXtra strong object to impossible location. "Triple X" allows you to vanish and then produce any small object from...

Doug Conn Masterclass Live lecture
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Doug Conn Masterclass
Live lecture by Doug Conn - 75.00

One of the magic’s most skilled and successful working close-up magicians joins us for an incredible Masterclass that will help you not only improve...

Instant Paper to Money Trick
Instant Paper to Money
Trick by Crazy Jokers and Miguel Pizarro - 49.95

The cleanest most visual way to transform paper into money! The idea of turning paper into money is one of the most popular magic tricks in the...

OSMOS (Deluxe Edition) Trick
OSMOS (Deluxe Edition)
Trick by ULTRAMantic - 69.95

Transform your Sharpie into a powerful EDC close-up magic weapon! "OSMOS" is your key to a whole new universe of Sharpie magic. From...

GigaCube Trick
GigaCube
Trick by Maxim Durocher - 59.95

A self-solving cube using an innovative, easy-to-use gimmick. "GigaCube" is brought to you by cube magic innovator Maxim Durocher. You...

Mesika Ring Flight Trick
Mesika Ring Flight
Trick by Yigal Mesika - 74.95

A practical and organic approach to "Ring Flight" designed for modern performers. Their ring vanishes and then re-appears linked next to...

Inflamed Trick
Inflamed
Trick by Bond Lee - 99.95

Make a burst of fire appear on command with this clever electronic prop from Bond Lee. "Inflamed" by Bond Lee looks like an ordinary...

Key Prediction 2.0 Trick
Key Prediction 2.0
Trick by Kaifu Wong - 249.95

Predict any two-digit number and astonish every audience with the ingenious "Key Prediction 2.0" by Iarvel Magic. You introduce an elegant...

Homebound Trick
Homebound
Trick by Peter Eggink and Empty Hand Productions - 44.95

An elegant, jaw-dropping and easy-to-do updated version of Peter's Eggink's popular key-to-necklace effect "Exit". "Homebound"...

Flick Jug Trick
Flick Jug
Trick by Yuji Enei, Lumos and Gatty - 124.95

Visual miracles with just a flick! The "Flick Jug" is your new favorite utility device for one-of-a-kind appearances and changes. There...

Denny Haney: Collected Wisdom (Book Only) Book
Denny Haney: Collected Wisdom (Book Only)
Book by Scott Alexander and Alexander Illusions LLC - 295.00

Get the last remaining copies of this incredible book at its lowest price ever! Denny Haney: Collected Wisdom by Scott Alexander was the first book...

Cubeify Trick
Cubeify
Trick by Kev G and Paul Fowler - 34.95

Reveal. Predict. Solve. "Cubeify" is an easy-to-use, unique lettering system that allows you perform one-of-a-kind word revelations with an...

Linking Bands Trick
Linking Bands
Trick by Fernando Moreno - 39.95

The magician shows three rubber bands hanging from the fingertips, stretching them to show that they are regular ones. Then, one by one they get...

Gemini Ring (Brass) Trick
Gemini Ring (Brass)
Trick by Chazpro and Santa Magic - 39.95

Perform your favorite ring off rope effects with this clever variation of the classic Ellis Ring. There are a variety of amazing ways to use...

Declassified Trick
Declassified
Trick by Christopher Rawlins - 49.95

A powerful, easy-to-do thought experiment that floored some of the biggest minds at Blackpool is now available worldwide. "Stunning...

Vectra Virtuoso - Ultra Thin Invisible Thread Trick
Vectra Virtuoso - Ultra Thin Invisible Thread
Trick by Steve Fearson and TRICKSUPPLY - 19.95

The thinnest, most invisible thread you'll ever find. "Vectra Virtuoso" was designed to allow magicians to perform their favorite invisible...

Golden Block Mystery Trick
Golden Block Mystery
Trick by TRICKSUPPLY - 79.95

A smaller, more-compact Die Box crafted to perfection from deep brown wood. "Golden Block Mystery" is your perfect close-up magic...

Twister Flavor 2.0 Trick
Twister Flavor 2.0
Trick by Tumi Magic - 34.95

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Twister Flavor" with the new and improved "Twister Flavor 2.0". "I loved this work; I...

Learn Bar Magic with Bibik Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Learn Bar Magic with Bibik
Magic download (video) by Bibik - 19.95

A rare chance to learn directly from one of the last performers connected to the iconic and influential Chicago Bar Magic scene. Filmed at the famous...

Airport Trick
Airport
Trick by Seth Race - 39.95

Mind-blowing magic with one of the most recognizable objects in the world…your earbuds. "Allow me to say it three times… WHAT? WHAT! WHAT!? I...

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Close-Up Magic

Close-up magic is the most popular type of magic in the world. It's easy to see why. You can understand why. Everyone can learn how to do it, you do not need any special space or equipment to do it and you can always have a deck of playing cards in your pocket ready to go at a moments notice.

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