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Modesty Ablaze reviews the “Farringdon Titanium Dildo” @crownedjewels


Sometimes you can “sense” quality can’t you? Even if you are just browsing on-line and haven’t previously heard of the company, or item, in question.

It may be something as simple as the company name that first attracts your attention . . . or perhaps their branding or design “look” of the website.  Possibly the item description, or more likely the images, entice and intrigue you further. And from the moment you decide to click on that “select” button, you are waiting in eager anticipation for the package to arrive . . . only to find on receipt, that the item you were so excitedly waiting for, simply fails to live-up to the expectation you’d imagined.

Well I can happily report that that was absolutely NOT the case when my Crowned Jewels Farringdon Titanium Dildo recently arrived in my post, because . . . everything . . . about this amazing, luxury handcrafted dildo, just oozes quality, style and substance.

And over the past few weeks it has become my favourite new toy, lovingly nestled beneath my pillow case and frequently caressed and . . . well . . .  I’d better get back to that moment when the parcel first arrived in my post, otherwise I’ll get too carried away again and just won’t get this post finished!!!

So . . . The Farringdon arrived in a really strong postal tube, like the sort of thing you’d expect a picture poster to arrive in, only much stronger and more substantial, thick cardboard and with those strong white plastic caps. I’d imagined the dildo itself would probably just be packaged in a thin box, or bubble-wrap wrapping inside as I un-picked the tape from the top plastic cap and opened the tube. But I was surprised, and excited to discover a wonderfully stylish black cylindrical tube inside.


And, even more stylish and impressive, was the fact that this completely black tube had it’s own cap secured in place with a strong black ribbon running down and around the complete depth of the cylinder and sealed in place at the top with a red wax seal. You know, just like those wonderful seals you’ve seen on TV of those historical-charters and royal decrees. And, of course, to complete the look the seal was impregnated with the Crowned Jewels logo in the wax itself. It made me feel quite special, and privileged in a way, to be peeling open the seal and peeking inside.


Black tissue paper firmly filled the inside of the tube as I pulled out the layers to reveal a lovely black fabric bag with the Crowned Jewels logo printed, stylishly of course, in silver on one side.


And the instant I undid the drawstring of the pouch, and slid the Farringdon out into the palm of my hand, I knew that my “sense” of  quality was not going to be disappointed.  Just the feel, and weight, of the dildo in my hand was lovely to behold . . . and even more stylish and exciting to look at, than the pictures I had seen on the Crowned Jewels website.

I had chosen the “natural grey” colour for my Farringdon . . . more on colours, and choice, a little later . . . but the dildo was actually much more shiny, almost a silvery-chrome looking, than one might expect from the “natural grey” description. And the feel? Oh . . . just heavenly.


It is just over 7½ inches long and slighty curved along it’s length. As you can see from my photos, one end has a larger single, almost egg-shaped bulb, the circumference of which is about 3¾ inches around its widest point. It then tapers down to a narrower shaft for the next half of the dildos overall length, before widening again for the first of four more bulbs, each graduating down in size from the larger one in the middle of around 1¼ inches in diameter, to the smallest at the end, of around ¾ inch in diameter. I was excited by the shapes and feel of these as I rolled and squeezed the dildo in my hand . . . so shiny and smooth against my skin . . . but it was the weight of the dildo that I found most exciting!

The Farringdon is made of body safe, Medical Grade Titanium . . . (completely free of Nickel, Cadmium and Lead) . . . and, as such, is actually lighter than steel (half the weight apparently). But it feels delightfully weighty and substantial, both in ones hand, and also internally!

Now I am of an age where I almost always need some lubricating help nowadays for all of my other, insertable, toys. Even for my favourite “smoothest” silicone or glass dildos I have to begin by applying a coating of lube. But, as I slid that longer stem up and down between my lips and then over my clit for the first time, I immediately began to tingle and swoon. On that first touch, just freshly removed from it’s pouch, the Farringdon felt cold and instantly arousing as it slid against me. And it just seemed to effortlessly glide . . . and slide . . . inside me at the very first moment of asking. I wondered afterwards whether it was just my initial excitement and anticipation, or that first cold sensation of the titanium against me, that had made it such an immediate and easy entry. But actually, for vaginal insertion at least, I have never needed any additional help each time I have used this lovely dildo over the past two weeks. Of course, this may not be the same for everyone, but the joy of such a smooth, highly polished material, is that you can use any of your favourite water-based, oil, or silicone lubricants, should you feel the need. But honestly the shaft and bulbs of the Farringdon are so wonderfully smooth that there is none of the “drag” or texture that I would feel with even the smoothest of my glass dildos.

And that weighty-feel is most certainly not only when you hold it in your hand . . . but internally as well . . . it really does feel heavenly with the larger single bulb stimulating me in just the right spot, especially when I tense and “grip” myself against it . . . or when lying down flat on my tummy. Ooohh!!!

The other, beaded half of the Farringdon, gives some lovely feelings as well. I love laying back and having the stem slowly stroked in-and-out, slowly building up the speed and tempo, and feeling those bulbs pulling and rubbing and fucking against me. I usually, though not always, need clittoral stimulation to bring me to complete orgasm and using the Farringdon in this way with a vibrating wand, or hubby attending to my clit, has given some shuddering, ecstatic, moments since first breaking the Crowned Jewels red-wax seal.

And as well it’s super-smoothness, the other delightful thing I love about my Farringdon is that the titanium is just wonderful for “temperature play”. It feels naturally cold against ones skin anyway at first, but quite quickly adjusts and warms to my body temperature after a few moments. But I’ve found that fun “cold chill” can be prolonged . . . or enhanced if you like . . . by holding it under running cold water for a few minutes.  I’m not advocating, by the way, putting the Farringdon in the freezer, or even the fridge, as that might well be dangerous and getting “freezer-burns” on one’s delicate bits would not be sensible at all.
But if, like me, you do enjoy an occasional cold “tingle” against your lips, (or you may prefer warm-water instead!) then this titanium dildo is the ideal toy to play with.


Now, as I’ve mentioned, I enjoy both ends of this dildo for vaginal play . . . but as you will see from looking again at my pictures, The Farringdon Titanium Dildo is also perfectly shaped for anal insertion.

I have to be in the right frame of mind, to enjoy anal play . . . but I can tell you that on the occasions I have tried (and yes, with a thin coating of lubricant for this style of entry!) those graduating bulbs have given wonderfully intense stimulation and pleasure (again combined, with that necessary attention for me to my front bits, with my wand and helping fingers!!!)

I should point-out that as the Farringdon is so slippery smooth and seems to glide so quickly and easily inside . . . and that it does not have a wide base or stopper . . . so you must ensure that you only allow one half of the length (so 4 inches) as the maximum insertable length. But as the joy of this dildo is the sliding in-and-out, from whatever point of entry, it is quite easy for you . . . or your partner . . . to remember to keep a firm hold on one end!!!

And I will certainly be keeping a firm hold on my Farringdon . . . and often!!!

The Farringdon, like all of the Crowned Jewels range of luxury dildos, anal plugs, cock rings, probes, kegel eggs, pleasure balls and more, is handcrafted in the United Kingdom. Handcrafted to the extent that they actually offer a bespoke design service which means you can have a personal message engraved on your toy, or perhaps gemstones added to make your item even more special and luxurious.

Of course luxury and quality has a value, and whilst you will certainly find cheaper alternatives online, The Farringdon Titanium Dildo is the highest quality item of its type that I have ever experienced, and I would urge you to make Crowned Jewels the very next place you “click to“.

The Farringdon Titanium Dildo:
Modesty Rating:
 10 out of 10
Pros: Gorgeous to look at, gorgeous to hold . . . and gorgeous to use, whichever end you choose!
Cons: I honestly can’t think of any.
Material: Body safe, hypoallergenic, nickel-free, Medical Grade Titanium.
Measurements: Overall Length 7½ inches. Diameter of the larger single bulb 1¼ inches (circumferene 3¾ inches), Slim middle shaft of 3¾ inches, then four more bulbs/beads graduating in size from 1¼ inches diameter down to the smallest at the end of just under ¾ inch.
275 grams
Colour: Choose from Natural Grey (but I’d say it’s almost chrome), Blue, Bronze, Gold, Magenta, Purple.
Bespoke extras: Personal love notes can be engraved on your dildo, or you can even have gemstones added as well!!!
Lube: Minimal lubicrant required (due to that lovely highly polished, easy-slide, surface). But can be used with any type of lubricant of your choice.
Waterproof: Oh yes!!!
After-care: Obviously always wash thoroughly after use with mild soapy water or toy cleaner and dry with a soft lint-free cloth. Do not use an abrasive cleaner or you may spoil that lovely sheen!!!
Supplier Product Link: The Farringdon Titanium Dildo
Supplier Main: Crowned Jewels Luxury Handcrafted
The Modesty Video Review:
To possibly follow if you are interested!

Additional links: KinkyWishFairy at Twitter ; at Instagram . . . and I also do recommend you browse the Crowned Jewels blog pages for Helpful Tips, Product updates, and Special Offers!!!

The Farringdon Titanium Dildo was sent to me, free-of-charge,  for an honest and un-biased review.

The Modesty Rider:
I realise, of course, that there are already thousands of long-established Sex Toy Reviewers and Review sites . . . most of whom will be far more adept at explaining all the technical details and specifications of things. But for me, sexy clothes and lingerie, sexy toys . . . and even sexy books . . . are all about adding a little fun and excitement to things. So that is how I tend to approach my reviews and videos!!! Just to explain “how it was for me” in a fun, and light-hearted, way without taking things too seriously! Chances are that if something makes me giggle and tingle and feel good, it will score higher on my Modesty Rating.

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Modesty’s Toy Review Round-Up: HedoVibes#72 & my Uberkinky Collar!

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Welcome to HedoVibes, a collection of reviews and giveaways that were posted in the past week or so from around the web. This is a collection of adult product reviews & contests from real reviewers. If you want to be included in the next edition start with the guidelines, then use the submission form.

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Modesty’s Toy Review Round-Up: HedoVibes#69 – my FAV Number!

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Number 69 . . . my very FAVOURITE Number! . . . and even more so now as this Edition of Hedo Vibes Round-up features not only my review of the wonderful Diamond Dream Glass Dildo, but also my very own photograph of the Dream above!

So . . . welcome to HedoVibes, a collection of reviews and giveaways that were posted in the past week or so from around the web. This is a collection of adult product reviews & contests from real reviewers. If you want to be included in the next edition start with the guidelines, then use the submission form.

Want to read more reviews? Check out HedoVibes for a list of the latest reviews and stellar reviewers. You can also follow on twitter for the latest round ups. HedoVibes is also accepting photo submissions for each edition.











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The Diamond Dream from “A Touch of Glass” reviewed by Modesty Ablaze

ModestysDiamondDreamOver the years I’ve collected all sorts of sex toys and vibrators and dildos . . . of all sorts of shapes, sizes and colours!

But I’ve never had a Glass Dildo before . . . at least not until The Diamond Dream arrived in the post two weeks ago. It was sent to me by “A Touch of Glass” . . . at theglassdildoshop.com.

It arrived, discretely packaged as you would expect of course, in a strong cardboard box with ample internal protective foam-chip packing and encased in bubble-wrap.

DiamondDream5 I expectantly unravelled the wrapping to find a lovely velvety pouch holding the dildo itself. As soon as I slid it out . . . and peeled off the protective vacuum-plastic covering it was wrapped in, it just looked and felt wonderful to hold. Stylish and classy, firm and strong!

The Glass Dildo shop have 16 different dildos available for ordering from their on-line shop. All of different shapes and sizes. The Diamond Dream is almost 20cm from the tip to the flat base**, with an insertable length of 17cm.

The diameter of the shaft is just over 3cm and almost 4cm at the tip (or “head” LOL!) and I particularly love the way the shaft curves, which I hope will be apparent in my pictures here (or in my video review below!). The curves, and the lovely little ridges running all the way around the shaft give lots of different possibilities and different sensations of their own when you move the Dream in and out, and over one’s lips . . . or as I particularly like . . . rubbing them over my clit.

Like all of the products from “A Touch of Glass”, The Diamond Dream is hand-crafted from premium quality, medical-grade Borosilicate Glass . . . that’s really, really, high-quality tough and strong glass to you and me. The sort of glass that can withstand extreme stress, temperature changes and lots and lots of use-age . . . over and over again! LOL!!!

The dildos are hand-crafted and baked and cooled at a factory in Germany . . . and you know what they say about German Engineering! Each one is visually checked microscopically with a Polariscope (which sounds rather like a nuclear submarine doesn’t it) . . . but I can tell you that just looking at . . . and feeling and stroking this dildo is so addictive . . . that I’m sure it has been looked at very carefully, and probably lots and lots of times, before it is packaged up and posted off to your mailbox. I know I can’t stop looking at, and stroking it!

And you can simply tell, just by holding and feeling it . . . that the Diamond Dream simply OOZES quality and style . . . and there is absolutely no-way could you ever think of it being one of those mass-produced sort of items that you often suspect is the production process of most of one’s other sex-toys. In fact this feels so good . . . I wouldn’t really call it a “toy” at all !!! It is much too lovely for that !!!

My Diamond Dream arrived with a very informative
3-paged letter introducing the dildo and suggesting half-a-dozen different techniques to try. But the first thing you will want to do after you’ve removed the vacuum-wrapping is to wash it in warm soapy water . . . and, after swooning at the way it felt in my hands as I washed it back and forth, I quickly noticed how the temperature of the glass warmed quite quickly under the water . . . more on that in a moment . . . and that’s the thing you then immediately notice about this glass, even though you might imagine it will feel quite hard, and perhaps quite foreign inside you, but it actually adjusts to one’s body temperature quite quickly and doesn’t feel “alien” at all . . . in FACT it feels rather nice!!!

As I mentioned, the accompanying letter, suggests several different techniques and ways to insert and use the dildo . . . but I’m sure you will be like me and quickly work-out the different sliding and stroking . . . and twisting and turning thrusts that are best for you.

We are all different of course . . . and I even like different positions and different “intensities” depending on my mood at the time . . . so I’m sure you’ll enjoying experimenting for yourself.

If you need a lubricant, being glass I suppose you can potentially use any sort of gel, but the ladies at “A Touch of Glass”, recommend a water-based lube . . . and that’s the one I have been using as well, especially if one is using it anally, as I just think it applies much better to the smoothness of the glass than an oil-based lube would.

DiamondDream3Now . . . remember I mentioned the way the glass adjusts to temperature? Well, one of the things I was dying to try was feeling the glass inside me . . . really, really COLD !

I would NOT suggest putting the dildo in your freezer . . . especially as you wouldn’t want your children to come across it whilst rummaging for a pizza. And, anyway, you don’t want to risk getting “freezer-burn” and having your private bits stuck to the glass. So, what the ladies at The Glass Dildo Shop suggest is to immerse the dildo in a glass of iced water, or an ice-bucket, for a few minutes

Again, we are all different, but when I tried that I just loved the first feeling of the coldness sliding inside me . . . it just takes your breath away . . . a real “ooohhh” moment . . . that I really loved.

And I love the way it feels heavy and, obviously, nice and really firm inside, especially when you contract your Inner Pelvic Floor muscles . . . it gives an exquisite feeling as you slide it out.

One of the things that I have discovered during my play times with the dildo is that it does make you have to work at bringing yourself to orgasm. Sometimes with a vibrating clittoral stimulator, or a wand vibrator, you can get a bit lazy and I find can sometimes “cum” too quickly, and then feel numb and unresponsive afterwards. With the Dream I have to move and manoeuvre . . . twist and turn . . . and “find” my g-spot, slide it out and over my clit, and then push and pull, explore and twist and thrust again, over and over, to reach that lovely explosion.

But in a way, that’s what makes this dildo special for me . . . that and the stylish feel and weight of it in my hand, has always made me feel a bit “special” each time I reach for it.

So if you desire that sort of feeling, or have ever been curious like I was, about trying a glass dildo . . . I can thoroughly recommend you visit A Touch Of Glass . . . for that “touch of class” . . . at their website at theglassdildoshop.com . It really is wonderfully stylish website (just like the Diamond Dream!) with lots of information on all their product range as well as lots of useful hints and helpful User Guides. You can also find them on Twitter @EroticGlass.

Modesty Rating: 10 out of 10
Pros: Just so stylish, weighty and firm.  So different to any other toys I’ve tried. No gadgetry or buttons to push and adjust. It makes one “think” and “work” . . . and I love the temperature play!
Cons: I haven’t discovered any yet (but I will keep trying! LOL!!!)
Material: Medical-grade Borosilicate Glass
Phthalate Alert: None
Size: 193 mm long (168mm insertable length)  x 37mm diameter at it’s widest
Ease of Use: Easy . . . and fun!!!
Available Colours: Clear crystal glass
Waterproof: Yes of course!
Lube: Water-Based recommended.
After-care: Wash with warm soapy water, dry and store in it’s accompanying velvet pouch.
Manufacturer Product link: The Diamond Dream
Buy Link: The Glass Dildo Shop.


To watch my Video Review of The Diamond Dream >Click< the screen below!!!

**And, going back to that flat base??? Well I’ve found it very useful for standing it upwards on my chair . . . and sitting down on it . . . gently . . . and then perhaps, not so gently !!!

Xxx – K

The Diamond Dream was sent to me, free-of-charge, by A Touch of Glass for an honest and un-biased review.



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