Choose a dildo made with non-porous materials such as body-safe silicone, glass, or metal. Use plenty of lubricant, but avoid using silicone lubricant with silicone toys.
Most lifelike dildos are made out of silicone for its soft, malleable qualities; some contemporary dildos are made from liquid silicone, which has a very natural skin-like texture.
Members of the upper classes had dildos custom made from silver, ivory, and other precious materials. Later in history, in 17th century England, men were fearful of the threat that these ever-firm phalluses posed to their own sexual prowess, and a number of laws were passed to prohibit women making them for themselves and others.
And up until the present day, Lieberman says dildos have been made out of all sorts of materials, including wood, siltstone, ivory, and glass. Even bread—well, as a joke at least.
There are ceramics dildos that date back 100 years and more,” she says. “Porcelain, in particular, is a great material for pleasure products. It’s natural and very pure.
Bread dildos were used by men and women as a sexual aid, according to Vicki Leon, author of The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love & Longing in the Ancient World — a biodegradable sexual aid, which made ...