• The Story of Our Engraved Handblown Mexican Glassware
  • Post author
    Melissa Guerra

The Story of Our Engraved Handblown Mexican Glassware

The Story of Our Engraved Handblown Mexican Glassware

Who Makes Our Engraved Handblown Glassware?


Customers that stop by the store are always charmed by the Rose Ann Hall handblown engraved Mexican glassware that we carry. The cool aqua, blue and green colors dance in the light, and inspire little dreams of enjoying a glass of bracing, cold iced tea, or a lazy Sunday margarita next to the pool.

But few realize that Rose Ann Hall is dedicated to supporting and employing the disabled in their home town of San Miguel de Allende, a small colonial town in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Charlie Hall, owner and director of operations, is a fierce advocate for the disabled.

Charlie tells us his reason for seeking out employees with physical limitations:  "I want to give back to the disabled community; the families, professionals and all who are involved with this issue, the lessons that I have learned through my own struggles and working with other disabled individuals."

Beautiful Engraving Captures the Light on Mexican Glassware


Traditional handblown Mexican glassware is expertly engraved in the Rose Ann Hall workshop. Delicate flowers and leaves are carefully etched into the slubbed and bubbled hand blown glass surface. The result is at once sophisticated, yet humble...elegant, yet hand crafted. Mexican blown glass is sturdy and durable, but the light captured by the faceted engraving applied by Charlie's team of craftsmen adds extra sparkle to each place setting on your table.

Rose Ann Hall Mexican glassware and stemware are some of our best selling items at Melissa Guerra. We carry not only their classic green, aqua, blue and clear designs, but classic Mexican blue rim glassware as well. Keep checking our website, as we will soon be featuring Rose Ann Hall's new Confetti Design, seen here in our recipe for Hibiscus (Jamaica) Margaritas. Also, check out our article regarding care for your Mexican handblown glassware.

  • Post author
    Melissa Guerra

Featured Blogs


Rum Mango Horchata

Horchata is the beverage superstar in refrigerated cases and local cocktail hotspots around the nation. But not many people know how to make it from scratch. What is horchata? Horchata is a creamy, sweetened rice beverage that is served chilled, usually at mid-day meals or as a snack. Cool refreshing beverages made from starchy ingredients […]


What is the Difference between Fajitas & Arracheras?

Fajitas are sizzling hot in the culinary world. Chicken, beef, shrimp and even tempeh fajitas can be found on menus across the nation, but it is rather confusing as to what exactly a “fajita” is. On top of that, some of the more authentic Mexican restaurants occasionally offer “arracheras” on the menu, which seem suspiciously […]


Chicken & Rice Soup Flavored with Mint & Lemon

In My Life, I Love You More… Everything I do revolves around eating. Happy? Eat. Sad? Eat. Hungry? Well, yes I eat, but hungry for me is an emotion. It’s feels like sad and happy mixed together: Stomach empty = sad, but I get to eat soon, so = happy. My life always leads me […]