Crystal Delights

Crystal Delights makes gorgeous glass toys with Swarovski crystals in their bases. My favorites are the Crystal Twist, Star Delight, and Ash Girl, but they also make beautiful butt plugs, some with fluffy animal tails! The person behind Crystal Delights, Shellie, is also very kind.

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2014

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2014

[Check out my annual best/worst tag for older and newer lists!]

Oh hey, remember 2014? It was the year I was a guest on Sex Out Loud Radio, I taught a sex blogging class, I fell in love with someone new, and I bought a house. This year I coined a new catchphrase, “that’s not where my clit is,” which can be applied to any unsatisfactory experience. I shook my head in disgust at the LELO PinoTeddy Love, and shitty G-spot articles. I hung out with my friends, bid farewell to the makers of fantastical dildos, and said hello to my new sponsors. . . . read the rest

Review: The Ash Girl

Review: The Ash Girl

I have a lot of glass dildos, but I find it disturbingly easy to eschew most of them. When I moved, I re-arranged my life so that my desk only contains the most pertinent of sex toys. One drawer is reserved for glass toys, and guess what’s inside? Three Crystal Delights dildos. Nothing else.

Crystal Delights is best known for their bejeweled and tail-adorned butt plugs, but to me, they are makers of the greatest most high-quality glass dildos known to man. The Star Delight is a staple in my toybox (used often as a reprieve, or finisher, when other toys fail), and the Crystal Twist is a fabulously weird G-spotting dildo that ranks up there with the best of them. . . . read the rest

Epiphora's sex toy gift-giving guide

Epiphora's sex toy gift-giving guide

If you ask me, sex toys are way better gifts than socks or body wash. Now I may be biased, considering I own over 400 of them and have been testing them and reviewing them for six years, but you know. The point is, I have OPINIONS about things that go on vulvas and in vaginas and butts, and even sometimes over penises.

Today, I was on Sex Out Loud Radio telling the universe all about my top sex toy gift ideas — plus my tips for picking out a sex toy for someone else. As an accompaniment, here’s the written version — along with photos of the toys and links to my reviews. . . . read the rest

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2012

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2012

[Check out my annual best/worst tag for older and newer lists!]

Ahhh, yearly traditions! As 2012 comes to a close (how did that happen, though, seriously?!), the time has come for me to recount my most loved and most hated sex toys that I tried this year. As in 2011 and 2010, I’ll first list the best/worst toys, then give out faux awards such as “Most Heinous Battery Compartment” and “I Risked My Life For You; You Are Welcome.”

Don’t forget to comment with which toys you loved and hated this year!

Best sex toys of 2012

  • Crystal Delights Crystal Twist — I thought I’d felt it all, especially when it came to glass dildos.
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    How to make a gorgeous dildo even prettier

    How to make a gorgeous dildo even prettier

    I like toys that do all the taking-good-photos work for me. The Crystal Twist is one of those toys.

    As if the Crystal Twist was not pretty enough to begin with, Shellie has gone and added incredible color highlights to it. This is the reinvented Crystal Twist Color in gold. It also comes in red, cobalt blue with heliotrope crystal, green with peacock crystal, and tequila sunrise.

    The extreme twisting shape of this dildo is a feature of one side of the Crystal Delights Spartacus MMXII Glass Torch, and when I posted on Tumblr about it, someone replied, “Ummmm… what is the spiral side for? . . . read the rest

    4-year blogiversary giveaway winners

    4-year blogiversary giveaway winners

    Wow. I’m about 99% certain my 4-year blogiversary giveaway was the most successful giveaway in the history of this blog. And that’s a tall order considering some of the hella cool giveaways I’ve done in the past.

    I am humbled by all the amazing comments you left offering improvement ideas. I’ve already implemented one of the ideas — a suggestion box where you can drop your thoughts without even giving your name. Hopefully it will be useful when you have something embarrassing you want to tell me? Or something?

    Without further ado, here are the lucky winners of the 15 toys in my giveaway! . . . read the rest

    4-year blogiversary giveaway -- 15 prizes!

    4-year blogiversary giveaway -- 15 prizes!

    Four motherfuckin’ years, my friends. That’s how long this blog has been chugging along. If you know me at all, you know I’m a fan of throwing epic blogiversary giveaways each October to thank everyone for following my escapades, and this year is no different. Well, except it’s even BETTER than years past, because I have rounded up FIFTEEN PRIZES for y’all.

    As always, I am only giving away toys I’ve tried and loved, with the brief exception of the Tantus Pack ‘n Play No. 2 which I’m sure is awesome, and the Fleshlight which I do not have a cock to behold with. . . . read the rest

    Review: Star Delight

    Review: Star Delight

    Most sex toys, even the ones I end up loving, require multiple testing sessions before I get a handle on my feelings for them. But once in a while, a toy comes along that is perfect immediately — from the first dip into my vagina. That’s because the Crystal Delights Star Delight has everything: beauty, bumps (um, the good kind), and a G-spotting head to die for.

    I kind of knew that I’d love this dildo. The shape of the Star Delight is a classic design. My first ever glass dildo, the atrociously and carelessly named Gold Ribbed Love Wand from now-dying brand Phallix, had similar bumps. . . . read the rest

    Shiny twisty swanky glass dildo winner

    Shiny twisty swanky glass dildo winner

    The shiny twisty swanky glass dildo giveaway has concluded, and I must say, it was a roaring success! Not only did I receive a ton of entries, but I didn’t have to tally them up in a spreadsheet because Rafflecopter did all the work for me. FIST PUMP.

    And the lucky winner is… Victoria, who chose a Swarovski crystal color of jet black! Excellent choice, my friend! I’m excited for you to experience the Crystal Twist, because I freaking love mine.

    Huge, huge, huge thank you to Crystal Delights for allowing me to give away their beautiful piece. And as always, thank you to everyone who entered! . . . read the rest

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