Condoms facts :: It is considered that condom, which resembles modern condoms, was invented by anatomist Gabriello Fallopio in 1564- In XVI century condoms were made of linen- In XVIII century condoms were produced from bowels of different animals or from fish skin- In 1844 Charles Good took the first patent for the production of condoms, made from rubber
In one Austrian museum :: among 250 historical exhibits related to sex, the most ancient condom was displayed. This condom which was made for multiply use, was found in Sweden. The boon dates back to 1640. The condom remained untouched, and it comes with instructions written in Latin. According to the instructions, the condom has to be dip into milk before using in order to avoid infections. By the way, in ancient times the dominating practice against lues was applying of animal fats or oil on genitals. At the heart of the practice was the idea that the disease penetrates through pores: thus they should be covered with oil or fat. Gentlemen used to take gold or silver boxes with animal fat when they dated with ladies.
It is interesting :: First records of preservation means such a condom date from Ancient Egypt, where condoms were made of animal skin. Nowadays there is a great variety of condoms, which differ in color, texture and smell.