Where the concept of sex doll came from?

In today’s era, the sex doll industry is booming with each passing day with a lot of advancements made by the manufacturers. But have you ever thought how we reached to this point and from where did the concept originated from and how did these lifelike creatures develop into highly sophisticated companions.
History of sex dolls
Many trace the history of sex dolls back over 2000 years to the Roman poet Ovid. The collection of poems and myths Metamorphoses, published in 8AD included the story of Pygmalion.
As the story goes, Pygmalion, a Cypriot king and sculptor, carved a statue of a woman which he given a name as Galatea who looks beautiful that he fell for her. Not only this, he also wished that she would come to life. Surprisingly, his dream came true when Galatea was brought to life by the goddess Aphrodite and Pygmalion could make love to her.

Many people consider the Dutch sailors in 17th century as the first pioneers of sex dolls. They were looking forward to companionship during long and lonely voyages at sea. To get over the loneliness, sailors would make primitive dolls from clothes and rags. Since then, sex dolls have come a long way till now.
It was also the origin of the old phrase ‘Dutch wives’ which is often referred to as sex dolls. Some people even consider them as love doll and real doll. Whether you are looking forward to buy hot silicone sex dolls in York or any other variety of dolls, knowing the historical facts is important.
 20th Century- The beginning of modern era
Basically, the first reference to manufactured love dolls came in 1908 in a book by German psychiatrist Iwan Bloch who wrote for both male as well as female dolls made up of rubber. They were being offered in Paris around the turn of the century. Remember, each was individually manufactured by a doctor known as ‘Dr P’.
Other manufacturers started to use vinyl latex to create more lifelike dolls but the making and selling of love dolls remained as an underground practice. Moreover, advertising of love dolls for sale was restricted to word-of-mouth and the secretive distribution of catalogues in male concentric environment like bordellos, barbershops and pubs.

1970s onwards, the high-end love dolls were advanced by the usage of silicone. And the more sophisticated dolls were made available in the UK in the late 1980s when the government changed regulations to enable adult items to be imported.
The decade’s major contribution to the development of love dolls industry was the invention of web. With this, a large number of sex doll buyers and manufacturers from all across the globe were connected which enables buyers to find out latest dolls in the market and facilitate online community for manufacturers and buyers to meet and talk. However, if it’s about finding high-end lifelike sex doll in Halton, there is plethora of options to choose from.
 Enthusiasts found internet as a convenient medium to make the purchase and gives customers easy access to a wide range of dolls. At present, sex dolls are found more realistic than ever before. They are available with varied races, hair colours and attires. Great news is that customers nowadays even have the flexibility to create custom sex dolls from scratch as per their personal tastes and preferences.
 Before you think of buying a doll for yourself, it’s better to explore beginners guide what is a sex doll? And then start making your choice. So, consider the history of sex dolls discussed above and you will have a wide array of options to choose from.