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Tangerine Fiesta® (Post 1986)

Tangerine Fiesta Production: - current

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Tangerine Fiestaware snapshot Homer Laughlin introduced tangerine to its Fiesta line in . We received an advance copy of dishes, and Patricia Mitchell tells you about it here in this article.

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I have a great job. I love food and cooking and all the things that go with those topics which, when you think about it, covers a lot. Because part of my job involves doing book and product reviews, people occasionally send me things to evaluate and report on, and that is how I came to own a set of Fiestaware (service for eight, so far).

Allow me to emphasize that I was not sent eight place settings to evaluate. I received one five-piece place setting of Fiestaware in the new color, Tangerine. It was well packed and arrived in perfect condition. I admired the beautiful simplicity of the design, the fine glaze, the heft of the pieces and, of course, the color. If Fiestaware Tangerine were a voice, it would have to be a soprano - clear and high.

I put the five pieces in my cupboard with my other dishes, which are a perfectly serviceable and attractive green and white pattern. I mean, what else can you do with one place setting? I suppose I thought the pieces would work their way to the bottom of the various stacks. It did not happen that way. First of all, the Fiestaware pieces just would not blend in. Every time the cupboard was opened, all you could see was those five glimmering Tangerine pieces. I found myself competing with my husband over the cereal bowl. He wanted it. I wanted it. Same thing with the dinner plate.

Tangerine, when she dances by, senoritas stare and caballeros sigh.
- Frank Sinatra / Tangerine

So I decided to buy another place setting so we could each have our own Fiestaware. I had Turquoise in mind. I went online to order a Turquoise four-piece place setting (we are coffee mug people, as opposed to cup-and-saucer people), and made my selection. However, the price was so reasonable and the other colors so beautiful, I had no difficulty whatsoever in talking myself into ordering three place settings instead of one. So I found myself in possession not only of Tangerine, but Turquoise, Persimmon and Sunflower.

Soon I was fretting because my little service contained more warm colors than cool. I'll spare you the details, but let's just say that I've added Periwinkle, Plum, Cinnabar and Cobalt to the mix, and I even sprang for a piece of the discontinued Juniper I had been pining for - the 64-ounce Large Disk pitcher - on Amazon's Marketplace.

Fiestaware is made by the Homer Laughlin China Company (often known as HLC). They initially invested a place setting in me, and I'd say it paid off for both of us. Everything about these dishes appeals to me - the graceful design, the jewel-like colors and, notably, the reasonable price. And, of course, they are dishwasher and microwave safe. Oh, I suppose that if your taste runs more to rosebuds than art deco, Fiestaware won't be your cup of tea. But, personally, I can't imagine a better combination of beauty and practicality. This is a product that has withstood the test of time for good reason.

Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Wood Knife Tray (For Steak Knifes) 10802886 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Wood Knife Tray (For Steak Knifes) 10802886 $9.99 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tapered Mug 10670435 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tapered Mug 10670435 $10.99 1h 4m
15 pc Fiesta Tangerine Place Setting 4 ea dinner plate salad soup bowl 3 mugs 15 pc Fiesta Tangerine Place Setting 4 ea dinner plate salad soup bowl 3 mugs $79.99 1h 5m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Square Baker 6362995 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Square Baker 6362995 $41.99 3h 36m
Fiesta Fiestaware Gusto Bowl Tangerine  - Choice Fiesta Fiestaware Gusto Bowl Tangerine - Choice $7.50 7h 52m
GRAVY BOAT/SAUCEBOAT & DRIP TRAY tangerine NEW FIESTA GRAVY BOAT/SAUCEBOAT & DRIP TRAY tangerine NEW FIESTA $24.99 8h 23m
FOUR FIESTA 10 1/2 FOUR FIESTA 10 1/2" DINNER PLATES - SCARLET, SHAMROCK, TANGERINE, SUNFLOWER $23.40 9h 51m
4 FIESTA 7 1/4 4 FIESTA 7 1/4" SALAD PLATES - SCARLET, SHAMROCK, TANGERINE & SUNFLOWER $20.25 9h 51m
12 Tangerine Glass Fingerbowls 12 Tangerine Glass Fingerbowls 0 $40.00 12h 30m
STACKING FRUIT BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA STACKING FRUIT BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA $4.99 12h 49m
FIESTA WARE 6 1/8 FIESTA WARE 6 1/8" BREAD & BUTTER B B PLATE tangerine orange $5.99 12h 52m
Fiesta 4-pc. Place Setting Tangerine New Fiesta 4-pc. Place Setting Tangerine New $24.99 14h 35m
FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL tangerine orange NEW FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL tangerine orange NEW $11.99 15h
Small 5 Small 5" rice BOWL tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA new $7.99 15h 9m
10 1/4 10 1/4" DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine fiesta $14.99 15h 44m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Disc Pitcher, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Disc Pitcher, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $17.99 15h 44m
Set of Seven (7)  Fiesta Tangerine   9 Set of Seven (7) Fiesta Tangerine 9" Luncheon Plates 0 $50.00 15h 46m
Two (2) Fiesta Tangerine 10 1/2 Two (2) Fiesta Tangerine 10 1/2" Dinner Plates 0 $20.00 15h 47m
CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine FIESTA 64 OZ. NEW CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine FIESTA 64 OZ. NEW $17.99 15h 51m
Fiestaware Fiesta HLC  Homer Laughlin 3 Piece Place Setting Square Tangerine/Pop Fiestaware Fiesta HLC Homer Laughlin 3 Piece Place Setting Square Tangerine/Pop $29.99 16h 2m
FIESTA WARE CANISTER SET small med large CROCK turquoise ivory tangerine NEW FIESTA WARE CANISTER SET small med large CROCK turquoise ivory tangerine NEW $109.99 16h 25m
NEW FIESTAWARE TANGERINE SET OF 4 STACKING CEREAL BOWLS FIESTA ORANGE NEW FIESTAWARE TANGERINE SET OF 4 STACKING CEREAL BOWLS FIESTA ORANGE $24.99 16h 40m
FIESTA TANGERINE FRUIT BOWL 6 1/4 OZ FIESTAWARE FIESTA TANGERINE FRUIT BOWL 6 1/4 OZ FIESTAWARE $5.00 19h 12m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 2 Cup Childs Teapot with Lid Retired Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 2 Cup Childs Teapot with Lid Retired $48.97 20h 23m
Fiesta Tangerine 3 pc mixing bowls set, new Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 3 pc mixing bowls set, new Homer Laughlin $100.00 22h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 3 cereal bowls Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 3 cereal bowls Sage & Tangerine $21.00 22h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Dinner Plates Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Dinner Plates Sage & Tangerine $30.00 22h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Salad Plates Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Salad Plates Sage & Tangerine $21.00 22h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer Excellent Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer Excellent $6.25 1d 1h 15m
Fiesta CEREAL BOWL - 19 Oz  appx. 6 7/8 Fiesta CEREAL BOWL - 19 Oz appx. 6 7/8" x 1 1/2" deep.- TANGERINE $8.00 1d 1h 26m
Fiesta SQUARE CEREAL BOWL -  5 1/4 Fiesta SQUARE CEREAL BOWL - 5 1/4" x 2 1/2" - TANGERINE $7.50 1d 1h 50m
Fiestaware Coffee Mug, 10 1/4oz, Tangerine (retired)- Homer Lauglin Made in USA Fiestaware Coffee Mug, 10 1/4oz, Tangerine (retired)- Homer Lauglin Made in USA $10.00 1d 13h 35m
Set 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE sunflower COBALT tangerine FIESTA WARE 9 5/8 Set 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE sunflower COBALT tangerine FIESTA WARE 9 5/8" $47.99 1d 15h 9m
4 DINNER PLATES set lot 2 turquoise 2 tangerine HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5 4 DINNER PLATES set lot 2 turquoise 2 tangerine HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5" $40.99 1d 15h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Cereal Bowl F10D Fiestaware Tangerine Small Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Cereal Bowl F10D $6.00 1d 16h 47m
Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** $23.99 1d 17h 32m
Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass  Glass Dots 123-343  Tangerine Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass Glass Dots 123-343 Tangerine $8.99 1d 19h 17m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate (s) 10 1/2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate (s) 10 1/2 " Lead Free $9.99 1d 21h 5m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9" Buffet Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $8.09 1d 22h 39m
Fiestaware Tangerine Signature Bowl HLC Fiesta Orange 18 oz Serving Bowl NEW Fiestaware Tangerine Signature Bowl HLC Fiesta Orange 18 oz Serving Bowl NEW $23.00 1d 22h 39m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Tangerine & Poppy, New 2nds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Tangerine & Poppy, New 2nds $53.09 2d 1h 6m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $8.09 2d 1h 6m
Set of 4 Fiesta® Dinner Ware Fiestaware Tangerine Saucers Unused! 5.75 Set of 4 Fiesta® Dinner Ware Fiestaware Tangerine Saucers Unused! 5.75" 0 $9.99 2d 5h 4m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug 923 Retired excellent condition ~ Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug 923 Retired excellent condition ~ $5.39 2d 8h 1m
Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 -  New Never Used  -TANGERINE Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 - New Never Used -TANGERINE $8.00 2d 8h 8m
Fiesta SMALL PIE BAKER  6 3/4 Fiesta SMALL PIE BAKER 6 3/4" - Retired Color/Design - 1st. - TANGERINE $12.00 2d 8h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8" Mixing Bowl 3721898 $25.99 2d 11h 13m
FIESTAWARE Fiesta Tangerine Orange  Coffee Mug Tom & Jerry Cup Retired round  FIESTAWARE Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tom & Jerry Cup Retired round $7.38 2d 11h 49m
FIESTAWARE TANGERINE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP C RING HANDLE HLC 10 OZ HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTAWARE TANGERINE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP C RING HANDLE HLC 10 OZ HOMER LAUGHLIN $18.49 2d 15h 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Modern TANGERINE Cup and Saucer Medium Orange NICE Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Modern TANGERINE Cup and Saucer Medium Orange NICE $8.00 2d 18h 36m
Fiesta - Teapot - Tangerine - Orange - Approx 7 1/2 Fiesta - Teapot - Tangerine - Orange - Approx 7 1/2" Tall 1 $15.00 2d 19h 18m
Fiesta Ware TANGERINE  Gusto Bowl 23 ounces NEW MADE IN THE USA Fiesta Ware TANGERINE Gusto Bowl 23 ounces NEW MADE IN THE USA $9.99 2d 19h 49m
VINTAGE FIESTAWARE FIESTA TANGERINE PEPPER SHAKER 4.75 VINTAGE FIESTAWARE FIESTA TANGERINE PEPPER SHAKER 4.75" RANGE STOVE TOP $12.99 2d 21h 11m
Fiestaware Tangerine Pasta Bowl & Cheese Shaker Set Fiesta 2 Piece NIB *Retired* Fiestaware Tangerine Pasta Bowl & Cheese Shaker Set Fiesta 2 Piece NIB *Retired* $49.95 2d 23h 28m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2016 Fiesta® Festival, Lunch Plate, Tangerine, Hard to find Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2016 Fiesta® Festival, Lunch Plate, Tangerine, Hard to find $26.99 2d 23h 33m
Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large Orange 18 oz Soup Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large Orange 18 oz Soup Mug $8.50 3d 47m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drinking Glasses, Tangerine oran Stripe Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drinking Glasses, Tangerine oran Stripe $17.99 3d 1h 42m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tom & Jerry Coffee Mug in Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tom & Jerry Coffee Mug in Tangerine $6.00 3d 5h 5m
Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid - Fiesta Orange HLC Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid - Fiesta Orange HLC Kitchen Crock $47.00 3d 8h 13m
Fiesta PAIR DINNER PLATE - 10 1/2 Fiesta PAIR DINNER PLATE - 10 1/2" - New Never Used - TANGERINE $14.00 3d 9h 2m
Fiestaware Rainbow Striped Lunch Plate w/ Tangerine Dinner Plate Combo Set Fiestaware Rainbow Striped Lunch Plate w/ Tangerine Dinner Plate Combo Set $55.00 3d 9h 51m
Fiestaware Serving Bowl 2 Quart - Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Serving Bowl 2 Quart - Tangerine Orange $24.99 3d 12h 25m
Fiestaware Square Coffee Mug, 13 Oz | Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Square Coffee Mug, 13 Oz | Tangerine Orange $11.75 3d 12h 29m
Fiestaware Mini Kitchen Container & Jam Jar, 14oz | Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Mini Kitchen Container & Jam Jar, 14oz | Tangerine Orange $19.87 3d 12h 31m
Fiestaware Tangerine Tapered Mug Fiesta Orange 15 ounce Coffee Mug F107D Fiestaware Tangerine Tapered Mug Fiesta Orange 15 ounce Coffee Mug F107D $7.50 3d 12h 55m
Set 3 Fiesta Ware Medium Orange Bowls 7 Set 3 Fiesta Ware Medium Orange Bowls 7" Poppy, Apricot, Tangerine $39.99 3d 13h 40m
Fiestaware Juice Glass Set 4-Striped Shamrock, Scarlet, Peacock, Tangerine 7oz Fiestaware Juice Glass Set 4-Striped Shamrock, Scarlet, Peacock, Tangerine 7oz $27.00 3d 13h 46m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister with Lid - Fiesta HLC Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister with Lid - Fiesta HLC Orange Kitchen Crock $39.50 3d 14h
Fruit Bowl w/ Bees / Hives - Tangerine Orange Fruit Bowl w/ Bees / Hives - Tangerine Orange $18.99 3d 14h 9m
4 DINNER PLATES set lot tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5 4 DINNER PLATES set lot tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5" NEW $43.99 3d 14h 20m
Lot of 8 Sets Fiestaware Cups & Saucers Plum Scarlet Tangerine Turquoise Fiesta Lot of 8 Sets Fiestaware Cups & Saucers Plum Scarlet Tangerine Turquoise Fiesta $35.99 3d 14h 42m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Ceramic Handle Cake Knife - Discontinued Item Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Ceramic Handle Cake Knife - Discontinued Item $34.99 3d 16h 27m
Fiesta Lot of 4 Juice Glasses Scarlet Shamrock Lapis Tangerine Fiesta Lot of 4 Juice Glasses Scarlet Shamrock Lapis Tangerine 0 $16.99 3d 16h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large Cereal bowl F14D Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large Cereal bowl F14D $7.50 3d 16h 54m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Tray (For Creamer & Sugar) 3721299 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Tray (For Creamer & Sugar) 3721299 $23.99 3d 16h 57m
Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate F2D Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate F2D $6.75 3d 16h 57m
Large Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Pitcher Large Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Pitcher $12.50 3d 17h 41m
8 Fiesta HLC Mugs/Cups 2 Yellow, 2 Blue, 2 Red, 2 Tangerine with O-Ring Handles 8 Fiesta HLC Mugs/Cups 2 Yellow, 2 Blue, 2 Red, 2 Tangerine with O-Ring Handles $38.40 3d 18h 2m
Fiestaware Tangerine Large Disc Pitcher - HLC Fiesta Orange Water Pitcher Fiestaware Tangerine Large Disc Pitcher - HLC Fiesta Orange Water Pitcher $20.00 3d 19h 8m
2 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer Set Coffee Tea Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware 2 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer Set Coffee Tea Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware 0 $4.99 3d 19h 10m
Lot of 2 Fiesta Ring Handled Tom And Jerry Mugs Persimmon/Tangerine Very Nice! Lot of 2 Fiesta Ring Handled Tom And Jerry Mugs Persimmon/Tangerine Very Nice! $7.19 3d 19h 46m
Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher in Tangerine  New Fiestaware Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher in Tangerine New Fiestaware $20.00 3d 19h 51m
Fiesta Medium Heart Bowl in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiesta candy dish Fiesta Medium Heart Bowl in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiesta candy dish $16.00 3d 19h 51m
Fiesta Gusto Bowl White Claret Tangerine Shamrock  New Set of 4 Fiestaware Fiesta Gusto Bowl White Claret Tangerine Shamrock New Set of 4 Fiestaware $32.50 3d 20h 7m
FIESTA TANGERINE 12 FIESTA TANGERINE 12" BREAD TRAY $10.80 3d 21h 4m
FIESTA TANGERINE 18 OZ GRAVY BOAT FIESTA TANGERINE 18 OZ GRAVY BOAT $15.30 3d 21h 4m
FIESTA TANGERINE 10 1/2 FIESTA TANGERINE 10 1/2" DINNER PLATE $6.25 3d 21h 5m
Fiesta Ware Homer Laughlin HLC Tangerine Orange Bowl USA 6 1/4 Fiesta Ware Homer Laughlin HLC Tangerine Orange Bowl USA 6 1/4" x 1 3/4" NICE $14.99 3d 23h 8m
Fiestaware Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher Tangerine FREE Expedited Shipping - NICE! Fiestaware Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher Tangerine FREE Expedited Shipping - NICE! $38.00 4d 5h 44m
Fiesta Tangerine 5-Piece Flatware Set, Service for 1 Sale Fiesta Tangerine 5-Piece Flatware Set, Service for 1 Sale $17.63 4d 8h 12m
Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug Tangerine $6.99 4d 9h 17m
1 Large Fiesta Tea Coffee Mug Cup - Orange Tangerine - Homer Laughlin Fiestaware 1 Large Fiesta Tea Coffee Mug Cup - Orange Tangerine - Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $5.09 4d 9h 59m
Set of 3 Fiesta Tangerine Cups and Saucers (609) Set of 3 Fiesta Tangerine Cups and Saucers (609) 0 $19.95 4d 10h 1m
Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tom & Jerry Coffee Mugs Scarlet Tangerine Sunflower Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tom & Jerry Coffee Mugs Scarlet Tangerine Sunflower $20.00 4d 11h 51m
Fiestaware 5-Piece Place Setting | Tangerine 830325 Fiestaware 5-Piece Place Setting | Tangerine 830325 $35.00 4d 11h 52m
Fiesta® TANGERINE - Wellsville High School 2010 All Class Reunion Mini Pitcher Fiesta® TANGERINE - Wellsville High School 2010 All Class Reunion Mini Pitcher $24.99 4d 12h 50m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Jumbo Cup and Saucer in TANGERINE Homer Laughlin Fiesta Jumbo Cup and Saucer in TANGERINE 0 $9.99 4d 12h 51m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tom And Jerry Coffee Cups Mugs Tangerine Orange Lot Of 4 Four Fiesta Fiestaware Tom And Jerry Coffee Cups Mugs Tangerine Orange Lot Of 4 Four $23.99 4d 12h 53m
Fiesta® TANGERINE - 75th Anniversary WV Division of Culture History Mini Pitcher Fiesta® TANGERINE - 75th Anniversary WV Division of Culture History Mini Pitcher $29.99 4d 12h 57m
TANGERINE New Set of 4 FIESTA Fruit Dessert Bowl 6.25oz 1st Quality Fiestaware TANGERINE New Set of 4 FIESTA Fruit Dessert Bowl 6.25oz 1st Quality Fiestaware $25.99 4d 13h 3m

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