Vintage Mexican Glassware

Glassblowing in Mexico began in the 16th century in the state of Puebla, which is just east of Mexico City. The artisans who blew glass there were from Spain. They established a practice that soon spread to the state of Jalisco and the city of Guadalajara. Today, vintage blown-glass tumblers, wine glasses, and pitchers from the cities of Tonala and Tlaquepaque, both on the outskirts of Guadalajara, are popular for everyday use, as well as for...Continue Reading