The history of sex toys is something many adult toy users are curious about. 

We can confidently say that our ancestors had sex and masturbated at some point in their lives. But when it comes to adult toys many people conclude that they came alongside modern inventions. 

Well, it may surprise you to know that adult toys have been available in one shape or form for thousands of years. 

We get it, it is hard to believe that our ancestors used sex toys, but archeological evidence has shown that this is true. This article is going to give you a clear picture of the history of sex toys

The History of Sex Toys- The Upper Paleolithic Era 

Archaeologists found something that shook the adult toy space in 2005. They found a highly polished object that has the shape of a penis in a cave in Germany. Experts believe that the toy was used 28,000 years ago. The penis-like object measures seven and a half inches. Its polished appearance suggests that it was used as a sex toy, not a shape flint. 

The History of sex toys – 3RD Century 

Do you know that sex toys were popular during China’s Han Dynasty? Back then, people cherished and loved sex toys. Archaeologists found several jade butt plugs and custom-made bronze dildos in the areas owned by wealthy and influential people. Experts have pointed out that the butt plugs may have been used by embalmers. People back then believed that jade could prevent spiritual and physical decay. 

The History of sex toys- 6TH Century 

The ancient Greeks weren’t shy about using sex toys. In fact, it was part of their daily life. Painted wine vessels from that Era show the Greeks using toys like dildos. Sex toys were also mentioned in a comedic that was written by Aristophanes. 

The History of sex toys -13TH Century

The first cock ring was invented in the 13th century in China. Its design and build quality are really impressive. The cock ring which was made with goat eyelid can effectively grab the base region of the cock and prevent blood circulation. This, thus, will help users maintain an erection. Goat eyelashes are attached to the cock ring to stimulate the female during intercourse. It may interest you to know that this type of cock ring is still being used in some parts of the world to this day. 

 The History of Sex Toys – 17th Century 

The art of Shunga came to life in the late 16th century and lasted into the early part of the 20th century. It was created for educational purposes and also for joy. 

Final note 

Sex toys have a long and buzzing history. From the Upper Paleolithic era to our modern day, everything from the design to the features of sex toys has changed dramatically. Back then everything from slit stone to bronze and goat eyelids was used to make sex toys. Today, medical-grade silicone, glass, and premium plastic are used. What’s more, they have features that would have wowed our ancestors.