Magic Nook Magic
Flinging Silk Routine
With a Spring!
Dollar Store Silk
Productions & Fountains
Silk to Flowers Cage
by Jim Gerrish
This is a utility device designed around
the production of individual silks of various colors, as
would happen in the typical Fountain
of Silks routine, but it could be any production
of various color silks. Many magicians just drop the
produced silks into a "junk" bag, but this
allows some more magic to happen to the silks.
Several differently colored silks are dropped into the
open-top cage. The cage is picked up from the table and
suddenly the silks visibly transform into realistic
spring flowers, which are then dumped out, showing the
cage completely empty. You can also use the cage to turn
the silks into multicolored sponge balls, or to merge
them into a large (36") multi-colored silk like a
Afterwards, the empty cage can continue
to sit on your table and be used to collect more
discarded objects, and it can also serve as a place to
conceal various small gimmicks that you need to dispose
Make it yourself of wood, or just pick
up a storage cube from the Dollar Store like I did, and
convert it with black gaffer's tape, stiff black felt and
other inexpensive stuff following directions in the
e-Book. The flowers in the photo were all made according
to the directions in Spellbinder's Flowers
That Bloom With a Spring in The Wizards' Journal #21.
The Push-Me-Pull-You Cage is
demonstrated in this video:
Flinging Silks Routine by Jim Gerrish from James Gerrish on Vimeo.
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