As sex toy designer Adele Brydges told Libertine about her ceramic collection (second image), “I wanted to design pieces that were beautiful in their own right.” Here’s our selection of intimate objects taking form and function in equal measure.
Crowned Jewels’ titanium products (first image), designed and made in Britain, are put through rigorous quality testing. “Titanium is very hard metal to work in and it has taken all our combined jewellery and engineering skills to achieve the products we make today,” says goldsmith and jewellery designer Victoria Jane, Crowned Jewels’ Creative Director.
Coco De Mer’s glass toys (third image) are handblown in England; Swedish brand LELO – famous for selling one of the most expensive vibrators in the world: a 24-karat gold plated vibrator that costs £9,000 – make sleek, sophisticated electronic products (fourth image).
Image 1: Crowned Jewels
Image 2: Adele Brydges
Image 3: Coco De Mer
Bottle Stopper small glass butt plug, £75. Buy here.
Image 4: LELO products, stocked by Sh! London