Review: Splendid Gentleman 2.0 Dual-Density Dildo by Uberrime

When a dual-density dildo works, it works. And the two-layered version of Uberrime’s Splendid Gentleman 2.0 has knocked my socks off.

I’ve had issues with a few two-layered toys in the past. Maybe the outer silicone layer was too squishy for me, or the thing just didn’t curve right. But I feel like the Splendid Gentleman is a toy that truly understands my vag. I attribute my newfound love to two things: the bold shape and the balance of silicone firmnesses (something that’s very important to me!).

First, though, let me tell you what really sets the Splendid Gent apart from most other dual-density dildos on the market: the toy’s color schemes.

Dual-Density Dildos in Color!

There are currently five major lines of dual-density (soft exterior, firm interior) silicone dildos on the US market. With the exception of the Tie-Bright VixSkin coloration,1 these toys are available in solid colors only: usually three “flesh” tones, or solid violet or blue.2 So, while I like realistic dildos as much (or more) than the next person, I also like variety—dildo art, if you will.

Check out all these Uberrime dildos! Essential Gentleman, top (review here); and Night King, center.

That’s where Uberrime stands out: there are many different color schemes available. My Splendid Gent (pictured elsewhere in this review) is a transition from Crucible Red to Crucible Gold Mica pigments, which I chose because I liked the chocolate-brown to gold split I saw in this larger dildo. And here are the three different two-color fades now available at Peepshow Toys:

Uberrime Splendid Gentleman dual density dildo colors Peepshow Toys

But on to the most important part: How does the dual-density Splendid Gent feel?

The G-Spotting Shape

I can only describe the Splendid Gentleman’s shape as “classic.” It’s obvious to me that the toy was sculpted with G-spot stimulation in mind, though of course it can be used for prostate stim too. The Splendid Gent’s max. diameter—a little over 1.6″—may not be too far off from average sized, but it has a mushroom-type head that gives it more impact. The dildo’s coronal ridge both juts out and leans forward, to provide just the right amount of pressure for me. It wraps around my pubic bone to massage the most sensitive part of my vagina.Uberrime Splendid Gentleman dual-density dildo head

The Splendid Gent also has a slight secondary ridge under the head. I like it and can feel it when I’m really focusing, but overall it’s overshadowed by the larger head above it.

The veiny lines down the shaft are pretty noticeable. The large center one especially stimulates the mouth of my vag, or the underside of my clit if I pull back a bit farther.

Speaking of insertion depth, the Splendid’s 6″ insertable length matches up well with its girth: a bit above average. For me, that’s neither too long nor too short.

The Firmness

The outer layer of the Splendid Gent is 5-shore, while the core is 20-shore. (Not that the core makes a big difference in the feel, but you can bend the dildo just a little bit. It’s not rock solid.) This means that the outside feels a little squishier than most Tantus O2 dildos (whose outer layer is Tantus Super Soft silicone). But it’s not super-duper soft—that would require 2- or 3-shore silicone. If you’re expecting VixSkin-level firmness from Uberrime’s dual-density, you’ll be disappointed.

The Splendid’s firmness is great for me, though, because the big ridge makes an impact even with fast thrusting. (Whereas the VixSkin Maverick’s head, for example, doesn’t do as much for me.) And in this firmness, I can feel the Splendid Gent’s veiny vertical ridge better than in a softer silicone. Uberrime Splendid Gentleman dual-density dildo veiny texture

Other Thoughts on the Silicone

The Splendid Gentleman has a smooth matte finish in its body, with a glossy base that allows it to stick to really flat surfaces…a little bit. (Don’t expect amazing suction.)

Because it is a handmade, handsculpted toy, there are a few minor nicks and imperfections in the silicone, but nothing that affects the body-safe nature of the platinum silicone. (To be fair, I’ve received silicone dildos with popped air bubbles, pigment freckles, debris, and scratches from much bigger toymakers too; it’s the nature of the medium.) The most obvious mark in the Splendid Gent is the seam where the outer and inner layers of silicone meet in the dildo’s base. [Note: Since I wrote this review, Uberrime has changed the manufacturing process, so that there’s no visible seam in the base anymore.]

Final Thoughts

I knew after using the Splendid Gentleman 2.0 for only two minutes that it was going to be one of my new favorite dual-density dildos. (It’s a tough competition at this point, too!) I would 100% recommend it if you want a soft-yet-firm dildo with a pronounced head and some shaft texture. At only $72 (or less) for a handmade artisan toy, I believe the custom dual-density Splendid Gent is a steal.

If this dildo appeals to you, you can pick up one of three colorations at Peepshow Toys and save 10% when you enter code FELICITY at checkout. Or find the dual-density Splendid Gentleman on Uberrime’s website here!

Uberrime sent me this dildo in exchange for my honest review. I’ll always tell you when I think something is cheaply made, or when I think it’s OK but it happens to not work for my body. By clicking through my affiliate links—like those at Peepshow Toys—and then making your next purchase, you can support my writing while actually saving money by using my discount code. 

  1. Whose colors turn out pretty inconsistent, as you can see by the SheVibe photos.
  2. Three Tantus O2 dildos—Flurry, Cush, and Duchess—are two colors, but not marbled.

One thought on “Review: Splendid Gentleman 2.0 Dual-Density Dildo by Uberrime

  1. adriana

    April 27, 2018 at 8:08am

    I hadn’t heard of this maker but now I am intrigued!

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  2. Oreon

    May 27, 2018 at 5:07pm

    I didn’t know of this maker either. Interesting. Loving the color combos on the Night King one there especially.

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  3. doe

    May 28, 2018 at 4:11am

    The color combos available for this are lovely

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