007 in: GoldfingerThis is a great item. Go for it. It's a simple and gorgeous piece to add to a collection, or to start one.
Of course, one benefit of the gold laced G is its easy clean-ability. Glass is very easy to clean, and can be used with any lubricant. Because it was so easy to clean, this toy went in the 'shared' drawer. So I also got to enjoy this little number.
What my beau had to say was that the texture adds some exoticism to the experience, the small girth makes it very easy to take - even to start off with, and the length is perfect for stimulating the prostate. I wouldn't know about how the prostate feels for my own part, but I agree on the rest. I would also add that I hadn't seen a base like this before, but it doesn't cause any detriment - the base is surprisingly grip-able.
The packaging of this piece is also very, very nice. It came in a purple padded drawstring bag - reminiscent of a Crown Royal bag. When I first took it out of the bag, I just sat there staring at it, thinking, "It's so pretty!" I would be tempted to leave this out to be seen (It stands up, too). The golden lacing travels up the full length of the shaft, up to the tip which does feature the suggestion of a head. There are no chips, seams, or flaws in the glass.
This is some durable material. I was a little afraid about it being glass, but it is European Pyrex - which is the kind you can trust. On top of that, there are great benefits to glass involving temperature play. Of course, you can get yourself into some danger if you use temperatures that are too extreme for the human body - the glass is solid and will hold its temperature.
Other than that, the G is still in pretty much the same condition it was when we received it. No chips, still easy to clean - aside from serious mistakes, I imagine we will have this in our collection for a long time.