How durable are glass dildos?

MulenR MulenR
I'm thinking about a glass dildo...Glass seems interesting because it can take any lube, it's easily cleaned and i think conducts heat/cold very well.
But I'm concerned about it's durability...are glass dildos easy to break?
05/21/2008
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Erotictouch Erotictouch
Quote:
Originally posted by MulenR
I'm thinking about a glass dildo...Glass seems interesting because it can take any lube, it's easily cleaned and i think conducts heat/cold very well.But I'm concerned about it's durability...are glass dildos easy to break?
Lord No! The only ones I've heard of breaking have been the ones that have been dropped on a hard floor! Otherwise glass dildos are very durable, so you have nothing to worry about!
05/21/2008
Rachell25 Rachell25
I have tons of glass toys They are really wonderful, they feel great and they are amazingly sturdy! You should not be concerned about durability, unless(as Erotictouch mentioned) you drop it on a stone floor.
If you treat your glass toy right you'll have it for the rest of your life
05/21/2008
Lilith Desiderata Lilith Desiderata
I believe the majority, if not all, of our glass brands (Phallix, Xhale, Pyrexions, Don Wands, and assorted items from larger companies) use pyrex glass, which is specially made to withstand temperatures and breakage. Despite still having that lovely cool smoothness we associate with the material, these aren't the glass in your windows, or the glass you drink out of, these are thicker and sturdier.

Hope this helps
05/21/2008
Cock Wrangler Cock Wrangler
All the glass we sell is pyrex (think kitchenware grade), which means it's more resistant to breaking, will break cleanly rather than shattering if you do drop it on a stone floor, and can safely be used for temperature play. You're right, glass does conduct heat and cold nicely- just be careful not to switch too quickly between those extremes.
05/21/2008
Snappy Snappy
I've dropped my glass dildoes several times, from a height of about four feet onto a hard tile floor and they haven't even chipped.
09/30/2008
ZenaidaMacroura ZenaidaMacroura
I'm going to be getting a glass dildo soon, too. I almost got one yesterday at my little local toy shop (I wanted it really bad), but I decided I'd get it from here and have to wait a couple of days for it instead. I'd rather have something from here that's higher quality and I know isn't likely to break.
10/01/2008
Sleeping Dreamer Sleeping Dreamer
I wouldn't worry about pyrex glass breaking any time soon. My glass dildo has been through HELL, I'm talking major abuse.

Here's what EF says about Pyrex:

Components:
A glass is an inorganic non metallic material that does not have a crystalline structure. Such materials are said to be amorphous and are virtually solid liquids cooled at such a rate that crystals have not been able to form. Pyrex, a brand name for borosilicate glass, is made by adding boron into the mixture of sand, soda and ground lime.

Properties:
Pyrex is a hard material with a high chemical resistance and mechanical strength. The boron in Pyrex reduces any stress caused to the material due to temperature changes. It is less dense than ordinary glass, making it much more resistant to shattering and breaking as well, if it were to break it would not shatter or splinter into tiny pieces but instead it would snap or break in large pieces. It retains temperature extremely well and requires only a little lube for a super-slippery effect.

Hygiene And Maintenance:
Glass is extremely smooth and nonporous. Easy to clean, with soap/water or sex toy cleaner. Use condoms if sharing.

So if you drop that baby and on the chance it breaks it's gonna break in big pieces not shatter into little pieces.
10/01/2008
ThePornLibrarian ThePornLibrarian
Glass = Amazing. It's a little pricey, but totally worth it.
10/01/2008
Gardenvy Gardenvy
Quote:
Originally posted by MulenR
I'm thinking about a glass dildo...Glass seems interesting because it can take any lube, it's easily cleaned and i think conducts heat/cold very well.But I'm concerned about it's durability...are glass dildos easy to break?
Hey, I have 4 glass dildos and 1 glass vibe so far, and I have never heard of one breaking while using. Heavens no they are not "easy" to break. I promise. They are incredibly durable and last much longer than any other material. You would have to have super human kegel muscles to break one of these bad boys. Just remember... don't let it fall off the bed onto a tiled or concrete floor otherwise your out a $100.
PS. I love Love Love glass toys for their superbly sanitary material, and rock (glass) hard feel. Hope this helps you!
03/12/2010
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they are great!and they last forever!
03/30/2011
Enchantedkitty Enchantedkitty
thanks for the question, i was wondering myself
04/13/2011
Ilya Ilya
We did a little test on the subject here at EdenFantasys a while ago. Dropping a glass dildo on the concrete didn't do anything. In fact - smashing it into the concrete didn't break it, so I'm not sure what will
04/13/2011
missymery missymery
I want one so bad, but I am TERRIFIED.
04/27/2011
Pinkhare Pinkhare
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Originally posted by missymery
I want one so bad, but I am TERRIFIED.
Don't be , they really are very durable . And one you have one you'll wonder why it took you so long to get one .
04/30/2011
Howells Howells
I think they are extremely durable I never heard of one breaking with regular use. They look very good and some havethis 'magnify'ing effect when you look through them when in use.
04/30/2011
ScottA ScottA
Here are the basic ground rules: Do not hit with hammers, do not throw off high areas on hard surfaces, not suitable for stovetop use.

It's best to keep them in a soft bag to protect the surface from scratches, because it's possible that a deep scratch could weaken the toy a bit. It's also best to keep them away from hydrofluoric acid, as that can etch them.

Other than that, have fun.
04/30/2011
Gunsmoke Gunsmoke
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Originally posted by missymery
I want one so bad, but I am TERRIFIED.
unfounded fear - take the plung and order a couple of glass toys. take good care of them and they will take care of you!
07/23/2012
nosrslylol nosrslylol
I've dropped mine on carpet and they're fine.
07/24/2012
Crimson Vixen Crimson Vixen
I see all these posts saying that it's safe...but the thought of glass... Perhaps I'll wait until I'm more experienced with toys and then try one.
07/28/2012
Derekkk Derekkk
I like them better than the silicone ones... Feels better in you, and I feel pretty safe using them.
04/21/2013
Gdom Gdom
I think ToyTimeTim actually did a video where he tested a couple of glass dildos for durability. They can take quite a beating without breaking (and most glass toys are designed such that even if they break, they'll simply fracture instead of shattering).
04/21/2013
karenm karenm
I think you should try them if you are curious about them. And they are durable, as people have said here. I think mine will last me forever.
05/14/2013
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