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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.

Fiesta Ware HLC Egg Plate Tangerine Orange Deviled 13 Fiesta Ware HLC Egg Plate Tangerine Orange Deviled 13" Original Excellent USA 0 $20.00 1h 9m
Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL tangerine orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL tangerine orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA $43.99 1h 18m
Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL lemongrass scarlet tangerine lapis FIESTAWARE FIESTA Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL lemongrass scarlet tangerine lapis FIESTAWARE FIESTA $43.99 1h 34m
Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL scarlet tangerine poppy sunflower FIESTAWARE FIESTA Lot 4 19OZ CEREAL soup BOWL scarlet tangerine poppy sunflower FIESTAWARE FIESTA $43.99 1h 35m
FIESTAWARE ORANGE TANGERINE COFFEE CUP UNMARKED  MINT FIESTAWARE ORANGE TANGERINE COFFEE CUP UNMARKED MINT $14.50 2h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug Fiesta Orange 13 Ounce Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug Fiesta Orange 13 Ounce Mug $7.20 2h 43m
Fiestaware 8.5  inch bowl *Tangerine* USA TTC Fiestaware 8.5 inch bowl *Tangerine* USA TTC 0 $8.99 3h 59m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Handled Square Tray 10247821 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Handled Square Tray 10247821 $35.99 4h 5m
Rare First Quality Fiesta Ware Tangerine Pyramid Candle Holders Set New In Box Rare First Quality Fiesta Ware Tangerine Pyramid Candle Holders Set New In Box $169.95 5h 54m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Pyramid Candlestick Holders Mint In Box Never Used Fiesta Ware Tangerine Pyramid Candlestick Holders Mint In Box Never Used $140.00 6h 7m
TWO FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE COUPE SOUP BOWLS  different logos mint TWO FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE COUPE SOUP BOWLS different logos mint $8.99 6h 13m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz Contemporary Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz Contemporary $6.00 6h 21m
XL extra large COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA XL extra large COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $27.99 17h 30m
vintage style large 6 Qt BAKING BOWL tangerine FIESTA new vintage style large 6 Qt BAKING BOWL tangerine FIESTA new $54.99 20h 1m
FIESTA COVERED CASSEROLE  tangerine MIXING BOWL LID NEW FIESTA COVERED CASSEROLE tangerine MIXING BOWL LID NEW $42.99 20h 26m
SUGAR CADDY Tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA 3 1/2 SUGAR CADDY Tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" $11.99 21h 48m
NEW in box Fiesta egg plate tangerine 13 inch NEW in box Fiesta egg plate tangerine 13 inch 0 $14.99 21h 50m
Fiestaware 5 Piece Flatware Set Tangerine Orange Service for 1 Fiestaware 5 Piece Flatware Set Tangerine Orange Service for 1 $18.00 22h 43m
13.5 13.5" FIESTA Oval Platter in Tangerine (Orange) in Excellent Used Condition $19.99 23h 14m
11.75 11.75" FIESTA Round Platter/Chop Plate in Tangerine (Orange) $18.99 23h 14m
Four 8 Four 8" FIESTA Round Vegetable Bowls in Tangerine (Orange) $39.99 23h 14m
Five FIESTA Coupe Soup Bowls in Tangerine (Orange) in Excellent Used Condition Five FIESTA Coupe Soup Bowls in Tangerine (Orange) in Excellent Used Condition $34.99 23h 14m
FIESTA glassware TALL DRINK glass TANGERINE ORANGE colored rings 1ST FIESTA glassware TALL DRINK glass TANGERINE ORANGE colored rings 1ST $6.99 23h 30m
LUNCHEON PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 9 LUNCHEON PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 9" $7.99 1d 8m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 10-1/2 Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 10-1/2" Dinner Plate $7.99 1d 19m
Lot 2 New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gusto Bowls Fiestaware HLC Lot 2 New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gusto Bowls Fiestaware HLC $18.99 1d 25m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 9 Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 9" Luncheon Plate - 1st Quality $10.99 1d 29m
Fiestaware Tangerine Tapered Mug - HLC Fiesta Orange 15 Oz Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Tapered Mug - HLC Fiesta Orange 15 Oz Mug $7.50 1d 40m
Fiestaware Bistro Bowl 22 oz Tangerine Fiestaware Bistro Bowl 22 oz Tangerine $10.95 1d 47m
Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug Fiesta Orange Soup Mug 18 oz F31D Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug Fiesta Orange Soup Mug 18 oz F31D $8.00 1d 1h 9m
Two Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Gusto Bowls Two Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Gusto Bowls 0 $14.00 1d 2h 28m
RETIRED FIESTA WARE TANGERINE COLOR CUP & SAUCER RETIRED FIESTA WARE TANGERINE COLOR CUP & SAUCER $5.00 1d 4h 17m
Fiesta Dinner Plate (s) Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Dinner Plate (s) Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $5.99 1d 4h 35m
Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Bread Plate Serving Tray Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Bread Plate Serving Tray $14.00 1d 6h 29m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 6 pc, Relish Tray, Paprika, Tangerine, Lemongrass, Shamrock Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 6 pc, Relish Tray, Paprika, Tangerine, Lemongrass, Shamrock $65.69 1d 7h 2m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 6 pc, Entertaining Set, Tangerine, Slate Lemongrass, Scarle Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 6 pc, Entertaining Set, Tangerine, Slate Lemongrass, Scarle $65.69 1d 7h 2m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $15.00 1d 7h 34m
New FIESTA EXTRA LARGE Tangerine Bistro Serving Bowl cheerful 9 1/2' w - 3 New FIESTA EXTRA LARGE Tangerine Bistro Serving Bowl cheerful 9 1/2' w - 3" high $31.00 1d 7h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Block & Steak Knives 10802887 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Block & Steak Knives 10802887 $39.99 1d 8h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Wood Knife Tray (For Steak Knifes) 10802886 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Wood Knife Tray (For Steak Knifes) 10802886 $9.99 1d 10h 1m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tapered Mug 10670435 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tapered Mug 10670435 $10.99 1d 10h 3m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Square Baker 6362995 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Square Baker 6362995 $41.99 1d 10h 59m
GRAVY BOAT/SAUCEBOAT & DRIP TRAY tangerine NEW FIESTA GRAVY BOAT/SAUCEBOAT & DRIP TRAY tangerine NEW FIESTA $24.99 1d 15h 45m
Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug Tangerine $5.49 1d 18h 7m
Fiesta Lg Round Veg Bowl Tangerine 8 1/4 Fiesta Lg Round Veg Bowl Tangerine 8 1/4" 40 oz micro safe Homer Laughlin NWOT 0 $0.99 1d 20h
STACKING FRUIT BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA STACKING FRUIT BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA $4.99 1d 20h 11m
FIESTA WARE 6 1/8 FIESTA WARE 6 1/8" BREAD & BUTTER B B PLATE tangerine orange $5.99 1d 20h 14m
Fiesta 4-pc. Place Setting Tangerine New Fiesta 4-pc. Place Setting Tangerine New $24.99 1d 21h 57m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 6 Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 6" Bread & Butter Plate - Discontinued Item $7.99 1d 22h 9m
FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL tangerine orange NEW FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL tangerine orange NEW $11.99 1d 22h 22m
10 1/4 10 1/4" DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine fiesta $14.99 1d 23h 6m
CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine FIESTA 64 OZ. NEW CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine FIESTA 64 OZ. NEW $17.99 1d 23h 13m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Disc Pitcher, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Disc Pitcher, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $17.99 1d 23h 18m
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 1d 23h 47m
'FIESTA' HLC USA TANGERINE COVERED SUGAR & CREAMER + MATCHING UNDERPLATE MINT 'FIESTA' HLC USA TANGERINE COVERED SUGAR & CREAMER + MATCHING UNDERPLATE MINT 0 $34.99 2d 17m
Fiesta Fiestaware Gusto Bowl Tangerine  - Choice Fiesta Fiestaware Gusto Bowl Tangerine - Choice $7.50 2d 1h 8m
FIESTA TANGERINE FRUIT BOWL 6 1/4 OZ FIESTAWARE FIESTA TANGERINE FRUIT BOWL 6 1/4 OZ FIESTAWARE $5.00 2d 2h 34m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 2 Cup Childs Teapot with Lid Retired Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 2 Cup Childs Teapot with Lid Retired $48.97 2d 3h 45m
Fiestaware tangerine 60 oz. open carafe Fiestaware tangerine 60 oz. open carafe $75.00 2d 6h 17m
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 2d 8h 48m
Fiesta SQUARE CEREAL BOWL -  5 1/4 Fiesta SQUARE CEREAL BOWL - 5 1/4" x 2 1/2" - TANGERINE $7.50 2d 9h 12m
Fiesta Signature Bowl in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Signature Bowl in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiestaware 0 $20.00 2d 14h 19m
Fiesta Large Teapot in Tangerine   NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Large Teapot in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiestaware 0 $32.00 2d 14h 19m
Fiesta bread and butter plates in tangerine set of 4  NEW Fiestaware Fiesta bread and butter plates in tangerine set of 4 NEW Fiestaware 0 $20.00 2d 14h 19m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tea Cup & Saucer Set First Quality Pieces Nice New Set Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tea Cup & Saucer Set First Quality Pieces Nice New Set 0 $14.95 2d 17h 41m
Fiestaware Tangerine Cup Fiestaware Tangerine Cup $24.00 2d 20h 23m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Sugar Caddy - 1st Quality Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Sugar Caddy - 1st Quality $12.99 2d 21h 9m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Covered Casserole / Multi-Purpose Bowl Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Covered Casserole / Multi-Purpose Bowl $39.99 2d 21h 19m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Round Salt & Pepper Set Ball / Bulb Style Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Round Salt & Pepper Set Ball / Bulb Style $12.99 2d 21h 29m
Fiesta® TANGERINE TriState Pottery Festival 2004 Mini Pitcher Fiesta® TANGERINE TriState Pottery Festival 2004 Mini Pitcher $29.99 2d 21h 39m
Fiesta Dinner Ware Butter Dish No Lid Fiesta Tangerine 8 In Extra Large (T2) Fiesta Dinner Ware Butter Dish No Lid Fiesta Tangerine 8 In Extra Large (T2) $16.99 2d 21h 49m
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 2d 22h 31m
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 2d 22h 38m
4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Ring Handle Coffee Mugs Cup HLC 4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Ring Handle Coffee Mugs Cup HLC 0 $19.50 2d 23h 10m
Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine $12.00 2d 23h 33m
Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** $23.99 3d 54m
Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass  Glass Dots 123-343  Tangerine Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass Glass Dots 123-343 Tangerine $8.99 3d 2h 39m
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 3d 4h 27m
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 3d 6h 1m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9 Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 9" Buffet Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $8.09 3d 6h 6m
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 3d 7h 59m
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 3d 8h 36m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $8.09 3d 8h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug 923 Retired excellent condition ~ Fiestaware Tangerine Square Mug 923 Retired excellent condition ~ $3.99 3d 15h 23m
Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 -  New Never Used  -TANGERINE Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 - New Never Used -TANGERINE $8.00 3d 15h 30m
Fiesta SMALL PIE BAKER  6 3/4 Fiesta SMALL PIE BAKER 6 3/4" - Retired Color/Design - 1st. - TANGERINE $12.00 3d 16h 13m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA Orange/TANGERINE Cup And Saucer Homer Laughlin FIESTA Orange/TANGERINE Cup And Saucer $6.99 3d 16h 27m
FOUR FIESTA 10 1/2 FOUR FIESTA 10 1/2" DINNER PLATES - SCARLET, SHAMROCK, TANGERINE, SUNFLOWER $26.00 3d 18h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8" Mixing Bowl 3721898 $25.99 3d 18h 35m
4 FIESTA 7 1/4 4 FIESTA 7 1/4" SALAD PLATES - SCARLET, SHAMROCK, TANGERINE & SUNFLOWER $22.50 3d 18h 35m
FIESTAWARE CUP AND SAUCER TANGERINE FIESTAWARE CUP AND SAUCER TANGERINE $6.00 3d 22h 4m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Muliti Use - Figure 8 Tray &/or Spoon Rest ONLY Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Muliti Use - Figure 8 Tray &/or Spoon Rest ONLY $6.99 3d 22h 9m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Relish / Utility Tray Discontinued Item 1st Quality Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 Relish / Utility Tray Discontinued Item 1st Quality $19.99 3d 22h 19m
Fiesta RETIRED TANGERINE / New with Tags / Luncheon 9 Fiesta RETIRED TANGERINE / New with Tags / Luncheon 9" Plate 1st Quality $12.99 3d 22h 21m
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 3d 22h 59m
2011 Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 75th Anniversary Embossed Ornament - 1st Quality 2011 Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 75th Anniversary Embossed Ornament - 1st Quality $9.99 4d 9m
Fiesta Tangerine 3 pc mixing bowls set, new Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 3 pc mixing bowls set, new Homer Laughlin $100.00 4d 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Salad Plates Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Salad Plates Sage & Tangerine $21.00 4d 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Dinner Plates Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Dinner Plates Sage & Tangerine $30.00 4d 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 3 cereal bowls Sage & Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta 3 cereal bowls Sage & Tangerine $21.00 4d 37m

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