I used to always recommend the BMS Factory Swan Wand whenever asked for recommendations for a powerful rechargeable vibrator. It not only boasts Hitachi-style earthquake power, patterns that don’t totally dip in power, but also two different sized ends with an independently controlled motor: one 2″ thick end for broad external stimulation or girthy G-spot pressure, and one 1.5″ thick end for a gentler insertion.
Between its power, versatility in shape, ridiculously long battery life, and consistently positive reviews from power lovers, it is decidedly not for the faint of vagina, but a no-brainer for size queens and power queens.
Despite others’ reviews, actually trying the Swan Wand was a learning experience that tested my patience. I’ve learned to not so lightly make recommendations based on others’ reviews, without my own personal input too. Tl;dr I adore the Swan Wand internally (and you can skip to that section of my review here), but externally, the Swan Wand’s type of power doesn’t get along with my clitoris.
This is not a toy I can just hold against my vulva. In fact, I kind of hate using the broad end. I have to be very conscious about keeping it moving, lest I get numbed out. The numbing effect is inevitable and ridiculously fast, but stimulating different spots helps to delay it. As well, while it’s extremely powerful, it’s not deep enough that I can put it on my inner thigh to let the vibrations travel up to my clit and avoid the numbing.
When I turn the power up to combat the numbness, I tend to either have a weak orgasm because that’s how bad the numbing is… or if I’m not numb, have a strong and short orgasm followed by a shooting pain because the jump in power between settings is too much.
I can surely take a break for a few minutes and let the sensation recover, but it’s so much extra effort to go through when I could have just been using a weaker toy and orgasming continuously the whole time. Basically, it’s every problem I had with the We-Vibe Tango AND numbing that I’ve never experienced to that extent before. I either orgasm right away or I get frustrated. There’s rarely any in-between.
Do I still use the Swan Wand externally though? Yes, because on some occasions, I’m already horny, just want an orgasm quickly and I don’t really care about how long the orgasm is or how many I have. Its battery life (read: up to 8 hours) is also amazeballs despite its power output.
The thinner end is a versatilely moderate curve that’s steep enough to grind against most people’s G-spots, while gentle enough to not snag or pinch against the pubic bone, and to use for deeper penetration for, say, the anterior fornix / A-spot. The patterns menu features pulses, waves, and escalations that I haven’t seen elsewhere and actually add to the experience– while a lot of other toys’ patterns are hit and miss, all I could see myself using all four of the pattern options on the Swan Wand. All of that is great and I can’t gloss over it.
But the star of the show is the fat end. I’ve never used a toy this big and rigid before, so while I do initially feel some pain, it only takes a few minutes to work it in. Clench, hold, consciously relax, push deeper, repeat. And once it’s in, the difficult part is over and good lord, I hardly have to do anything to feel transcendentally blissed out. Tiny, tiny thrusts. The self-perpetuating pressure when I clench around the rigid resistance during an orgasm, making me come again and again. There’s grinding on my G-spot, but it’s the stretch and resistance in the right places that I really love.
I see reviews that say this toy is worth the price tag even if you can’t take the fat end, but as a clitoral lightweight, I can’t agree. I wouldn’t have bought the Swan Wand for just the thinner insertable end. If you know you like power internally and externally, I say go for it, especially if you also like patterns. If you want something with range and you plan on only using the thin end, this is not the toy for you. Otherwise? It’s pretty much perfect.
You can get the Swan Wand in hot pink for $120 at SheVibe.