Creator: Sven Lee
MSRP: $ 25 - 30
Skill Level: All
Pages – 91 page pdf
Type of effect: Svengali style forcing envelopes
Manufacturer's Write Up: The Svengali principle is one of the oldest forcing principles in magic and mentalism. From beginners to experienced pros, almost everyone uses this principle - either in the form of Svengali cards or Svengali pads or Svengali books.
Enter Svenlopes. A pack of Svengali envelopes which will now add a solid layer of deception and many layers of flexibility to the classic Svengali force.
Svenlopes are individually hand tested for both making and handling before being packed.
Each pack of Svenlopes comes out with a 2-level packing. This ensures that the pack is tamper-proof and, more importantly, keeps the envelope corners intact and prevents getting crushed in transit. So, you get a fresh and crisp set of Svenlopes in pristine condition.
How accurate is the ad copy? Truth
What's in the box? A pack of 50 Svenlopes in black color with box packing containing 25 normal and 25 force envelopes. A MASSIVE 91-PAGE PDF OF ROUTINES IS INCLUDED. And a 19-page PDF with instructions and handling tips is ALSO INCLUDED.
Is it well made: Svenlopes are precision laser-cut envelopes manufactured using auto digital process. Top quality paper of optimal gsm is used for making Svenlopes. The force is along the length of the envelopes. The difference in alternate envelopes is totally imperceptible. The almost insane level of quality control allows you to concentrate fully on your presentation rather than on the props.
Is it well taught: Almost all the routines for Svengali cards and Svengali pads/books can also be performed with Svenlopes - with an added layer of deception. In fact, when a spectator chooses one envelope out of 50, she can freely handle the single envelope -- there is nothing apparently gimmicked about it. Not just that, the spectator can freely handle the pack of Svenlopes by giving it multiple complete cuts and then choosing the top envelope anytime.
1. SVENLOPES FOR SVENGALI WITH OBJECTS - A BIG advantage of using a pack of Svenlopes is that your FIELD OF PLAY extends FAR BEYOND just playing cards or Svengali force pads. With Svenlopes you can start using ACTUAL OBJECTS like poker chips, coins, keys, billets, photos of movie stars or music icons or wanted criminals etc., mini greeting cards, stamps, lotto tickets, travel tickets, tarot cards, symbol cards, alphabet cards, picture cards, mini movie posters, number cards, business cards, ID cards, etc.... the applications are actually UNLIMITED... limited only by your imagination. And the beauty is NONE of the OBJECTS need to be gimmicked because the Svenlopes pack takes care of that.
2. SVENLOPES - ONE PACK. MULTIPLE ROUTINES - A bigger advantage of using a pack of Svenlopes is that UNLIKE Svengali playing cards or Svengali force pads, you DO NOT have to consume a different pack for each different routine. Just one single Svenlopes pack can be used for multiple routines with multiple objects. Simply take out the previous objects and replace with whatever new objects you'd like to use in your routine. So, no RECURRING expense for a long time.
3. SVENLOPES ELEVATE SVENGALI PRINCIPLE BY MANY NOTCHES - The biggest advantage of using a pack of Svenlopes is that YOUR Svengali magic will get elevated by many notches, to the status of a great deceptive and flexible tool, which the Svengali principle deserves. Svenlopes achieve that for you.
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