In the case of the Awesome Blossom by Doc Johnson, Beauty won over Sensibility. I took one look at the ridges on the shaft and thought, “Well, that looks painful.” Still, I was taken in by its beauty and went for it. I’ve given this toy at least 8 different attempts to play nice. Each time we start off nice and slow. Some nice teasing, drawn out temperature play. Slowly using the bulbous head and extreme ridges on my clit. It’s sublime. The Blossom gets me revved up and begging for a good time. Then when I start thrusting, it tries to rip out my vagina.
I’m not a big fan of textured glass dildos, but I have been known to enjoy one or two. So when I first held this one in my hands I prayed that my initial thoughts were wrong, but when I started to stroke it with soap to clean it, I was dubious of the possibilities. The ridges have edges, not soft curves. They’re extreme for those that are sensitive to texture. The Awesome Blossom may work well for those that like it rough and want some pain with their glass experience. I personally have chalked this one up as simply a lovely ornament in my collection.
- It’s made from sturdy borosilicate glass (aka Pyrex or tempered glass)
- Length 7 3/4″
- Head Circumference 4 1/2″
- Shaft Circumference 3 1/2″
- Ridge Height 2mm
- Base 1 5/8″
*The base is small in comparison to the shaft, so I don’t recommend taking this one to the butt.
I don’t have big lips, but every time I thrust with it, it felt like I was using a cheese grater instead of a beautiful glass dildo. I tried it in all different positions. On my back, with a pillow under my hips, lying on my stomach, on all fours and the results were always the same; OUCH. At first when I’m thrusting the toy, and not bearing down on it, it’s not so bad. As soon as I do bear down, I feel the the tugging of tender flesh.
One thing I that I found really distracting, aside for the the extreme texture, was the noise. With lube it sounds like you’re sucking Jell-O off a plate (yes I’ve done it before). This could make for fun sensory play, if you get off on extremely wet noises when using a toy. For me, I had trouble hearing my porn-of-the-day while thrusting.
I tried hitting my g-spot with the Awesome Blossom and found that the texture held me back. Usually I can use short, deep thrusts to really give my g-spot a pounding. I figured this would work well with the texture as I won’t be needing to numb my lips to do it, but again I was wrong. It was as though the ridges had grabbed my vaginal walls and were trying to take them along for the ride to my g-spot. The slight curve of the dildo did hit my g-spot, so it is possible. That I do know. After that, the texture was just too much for me to continue.
Like I said before I’ve given the Awesome Blossom many times to make nice with my vagina. Each time it’s left me feeling like I took a rake to my lips and vaginal wall. I love that it’s glass and sterilizable. It’s a beautiful piece, and it’s great for external pleasure. It holds cold well, and the round head makes for great clit stim.
If you want to feel like you’re getting fucked by barbed-wire, be my guest. Personally I’m done trying to love this one. It’s only purposes in my collection are for external warm up and teasing. That and something beautiful to photograph.