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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.

Fiestaware Fiesta HLC  Homer Laughlin 3 Piece Place Setting Square Tangerine/Pop Fiestaware Fiesta HLC Homer Laughlin 3 Piece Place Setting Square Tangerine/Pop 0 $30.99 1h 8m
2 sets Of FIESTA Tangerine FLATWARE - 5 PC SET (S) - NEW IN BOX 2 sets Of FIESTA Tangerine FLATWARE - 5 PC SET (S) - NEW IN BOX $19.99 1h 21m
1qt LARGE SERVING BOWL Tangerine Orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA 1qt LARGE SERVING BOWL Tangerine Orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA $10.99 2h
NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine $6.99 2h 14m
Fiesta Ring Handle Mug Tangerine Orange Tom and Jerry Fiestaware F28D Fiesta Ring Handle Mug Tangerine Orange Tom and Jerry Fiestaware F28D $6.50 2h 41m
14OZ CEREAL BOWL Tangerine Orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA 14OZ CEREAL BOWL Tangerine Orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA $6.99 3h 1m
OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine NEW FIESTA 9 5/8 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine NEW FIESTA 9 5/8" $8.99 3h 1m
FIESTA  MEDIUM bistro BOWL TANGERINE ORANGE NEW FIESTA MEDIUM bistro BOWL TANGERINE ORANGE NEW $11.99 3h 1m
Fiesta®  SMALL TANGERINE  PIE BAKER NWT 1st Quality  Fiesta® SMALL TANGERINE PIE BAKER NWT 1st Quality $15.99 4h 5m
Fiesta Medium Canister in Tangerine with Lid   NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Medium Canister in Tangerine with Lid NEW Never Used Fiestaware $41.00 4h 19m
Fiesta Tangerine Gusto bowl Fiesta Tangerine Gusto bowl $12.00 5h 59m
FIESTA TANGERINE PEDESTAL BOWL - HOLDS 64 OZ FIESTA TANGERINE PEDESTAL BOWL - HOLDS 64 OZ $16.00 6h 15m
FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE ORANGE CUP AND SAUCER SET OF 3 - 6 PC FINE FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE ORANGE CUP AND SAUCER SET OF 3 - 6 PC FINE 0 $12.99 6h 30m
Fiesta HLC Tangerine Tea Tile Trivet Flamingo Dancer Homer Laughlin USA Orange Fiesta HLC Tangerine Tea Tile Trivet Flamingo Dancer Homer Laughlin USA Orange $12.95 6h 43m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting 830 325 1ST QUALITY NEW Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting 830 325 1ST QUALITY NEW $36.95 8h 10m
Fiesta WARE TANGERINE MEDIUM CEREAL BOWL 19 oz 6 5/8 Fiesta WARE TANGERINE MEDIUM CEREAL BOWL 19 oz 6 5/8" NEW MADE IN THE USA $7.25 8h 23m
2003 FIESTA Lead Free HLC TANGERINE ORANGE LOT flatware SALAD fork TABLE spoon 2003 FIESTA Lead Free HLC TANGERINE ORANGE LOT flatware SALAD fork TABLE spoon $9.49 12h 4m
Tri-State Pottery Festival TANGERINE - DOORKNOB - From Doorknob Toss Game Tri-State Pottery Festival TANGERINE - DOORKNOB - From Doorknob Toss Game $9.99 18h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7" Canister 4642139 $51.99 20h 27m
CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine orange FIESTA 64 OZ NEW CENTER PIECE PEDESTAL BOWL tangerine orange FIESTA 64 OZ NEW $16.99 21h 7m
Fiesta Tangerine 573 3-Quart Large Canister Fiesta Tangerine 573 3-Quart Large Canister $76.39 21h 26m
 Fiesta 5 pc place setting dinnerware in TANGERINE - NIB - 1st Quality  Fiesta 5 pc place setting dinnerware in TANGERINE - NIB - 1st Quality $39.99 22h 9m
 FIESTA tangerine 9 FIESTA tangerine 9" LUNCHEON lunch PLATE $7.99 22h 29m
FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3 FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3" tangerine NEW $32.99 22h 45m
Fiestaware Tangerine Carafe - Fiesta Orange  Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher NWT Fiestaware Tangerine Carafe - Fiesta Orange Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher NWT $95.00 22h 57m
Fiesta Coffee Mug Tangerine Homer Laughlin Made in USA dishwasher oven microwave Fiesta Coffee Mug Tangerine Homer Laughlin Made in USA dishwasher oven microwave $10.29 1d 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 3/4" Bread Tray 3721322 $22.99 1d 1h 9m
4 FIESTA RING HANDLED TOM & JERRY COFFEE MUGS YELLOW JUNIPER PERSIMMON TANGERINE 4 FIESTA RING HANDLED TOM & JERRY COFFEE MUGS YELLOW JUNIPER PERSIMMON TANGERINE $41.50 1d 1h 39m
3 rare large 16 oz Fiestaware D handle mugs cups 2 tangerine 1 peacock Fiesta 3 rare large 16 oz Fiestaware D handle mugs cups 2 tangerine 1 peacock Fiesta 0 $15.00 1d 1h 46m
Fiesta Retired Tangerine Large Disc Water Pitcher - Fiestaware Fiesta Retired Tangerine Large Disc Water Pitcher - Fiestaware $20.00 1d 2h 23m
FIESTA 9 FIESTA 9" X 13" RECTANGULAR Lasagna SERVING BOWL BAKER tangerine orange $41.99 1d 3h 10m
14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6 14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6" BOWL tangerine orange FIESTAWARE $6.99 1d 4h 33m
Fiestaware 7pc 6-1/4oz Fruit Cups Tangerine And Ivory  Made In USA Retired Fiestaware 7pc 6-1/4oz Fruit Cups Tangerine And Ivory Made In USA Retired $40.00 1d 4h 43m
Fiestaware Tangerine 13 Fiestaware Tangerine 13" Oval Platter Made In The USA $23.00 1d 5h 20m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Pie Baker - Fiesta HLC Orange Individual Pie Pan Fiestaware Tangerine Small Pie Baker - Fiesta HLC Orange Individual Pie Pan $11.00 1d 6h 52m
Fiesta Festival 2016 Tangerine Lunch Plate Fiestaware Orange Luncheon - NEW Fiesta Festival 2016 Tangerine Lunch Plate Fiestaware Orange Luncheon - NEW $35.00 1d 6h 59m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Platter - Fiesta Orange 11.5 Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Platter - Fiesta Orange 11.5" HLC Serving Platter $16.00 1d 7h 3m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Loaf Pan 8643129 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Loaf Pan 8643129 $39.99 1d 12h 54m
3 NEW RETIRED FIESTAWARE TANGERINE RING HANDLE COFFEE MUG  CUP FIESTA 3 NEW RETIRED FIESTAWARE TANGERINE RING HANDLE COFFEE MUG CUP FIESTA $15.00 1d 15h 39m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta TANGERINE  HLCCA  Ornament NIB Homer Laughlin Fiesta TANGERINE HLCCA Ornament NIB $20.00 1d 19h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8" Serving Platter 3721320 $18.99 1d 19h 10m
Fiestaware 28 oz. Gusto Bowl Tangerine Fiestaware 28 oz. Gusto Bowl Tangerine 0 $6.99 1d 21h 19m
FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $4.99 1d 21h 43m
4 FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW 4 FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $22.99 1d 21h 51m
FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. PEDESTAL MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. PEDESTAL MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW $39.99 1d 22h 5m
 SUGAR LID only FIESTA tangerine orange NEW SUGAR LID only FIESTA tangerine orange NEW $7.99 1d 22h 35m
FIESTA 70 OZ. COVERED CASSEROLE MIXING BOWL TANGERINE FIESTA 70 OZ. COVERED CASSEROLE MIXING BOWL TANGERINE $42.99 1d 23h 11m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA UTENSIL CROCK tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA UTENSIL CROCK tangerine orange NEW $23.99 1d 23h 21m
FIESTA RANGETOP SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS tangerine RANGE TOP FIESTA RANGETOP SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS tangerine RANGE TOP $25.99 1d 23h 38m
FIESTA WARE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT 75th ANNIVERSARY tangerine orange FIESTA WARE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT 75th ANNIVERSARY tangerine orange $9.99 2d 1h 16m
Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher Tangerine Fiestaware 68 ounce Disk Pitcher pf.8 Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher Tangerine Fiestaware 68 ounce Disk Pitcher pf.8 $20.00 2d 1h 24m
Fiesta Homer Laughlin  Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer. (Retired Color) Set Of 2 Fiesta Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer. (Retired Color) Set Of 2 $13.00 2d 1h 33m
Fiesta ® Dinner Ware, Tangerine orange, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine, New In Bx Fiesta ® Dinner Ware, Tangerine orange, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine, New In Bx $151.19 2d 2h 10m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Small Oval Serving Platter, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Small Oval Serving Platter, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $13.49 2d 2h 10m
tom & jerry HORIZON FAN coffee MUG tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 10 OZ. tom & jerry HORIZON FAN coffee MUG tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 10 OZ. $17.99 2d 2h 32m
FIESTA HANGING ORNAMENT...2004 Tangerine Dancing Lady..PERFECT..BUY $3.99 FIESTA HANGING ORNAMENT...2004 Tangerine Dancing Lady..PERFECT..BUY $3.99 $3.99 2d 2h 59m
Vintage Fiesta Fiestaware 8 Vintage Fiesta Fiestaware 8" Tangerine Orange Spoon Rest Kitchen Utensil VGC $22.79 2d 3h 13m
Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup Orange Tangerine Fiestaware Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup Orange Tangerine Fiestaware $12.65 2d 4h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) 12 Oz Java Mug 10345035 Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) 12 Oz Java Mug 10345035 $19.99 2d 5h 5m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE TANGERINE ORANGE TRIVET DANCING LADY 1ST QUALITY FIESTA FIESTA FIESTAWARE TANGERINE ORANGE TRIVET DANCING LADY 1ST QUALITY FIESTA $4.00 2d 5h 18m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA SET OF 3 CANISTERS CROCK Tangerine orange NEW sm/med/large FIESTAWARE FIESTA SET OF 3 CANISTERS CROCK Tangerine orange NEW sm/med/large $199.99 2d 5h 38m
Fiesta Fiestaware Gravy Boat Tangerine Orange Sauce Boat F63D Fiesta Fiestaware Gravy Boat Tangerine Orange Sauce Boat F63D $14.00 2d 6h 44m
Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Fiesta Ware USA SSC Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Fiesta Ware USA SSC $9.99 2d 7h 11m
FIESTA TANGERINE LID FOR OLDER-STYLE CASSEROLE SET FIESTA TANGERINE LID FOR OLDER-STYLE CASSEROLE SET $9.95 2d 15h 40m
Fiesta Cup & Saucer Lot of 10 White Turquoise Tangerine Scarlet Periwinkle 2nds Fiesta Cup & Saucer Lot of 10 White Turquoise Tangerine Scarlet Periwinkle 2nds $39.97 2d 17h 30m
Fiestaware Tangerine Stacking Cereal Bowl - Orange Fiesta HLC Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Stacking Cereal Bowl - Orange Fiesta HLC Bowl $6.00 2d 18h 12m
Fiesta TANGERINE  Deep Dish Large Pie Baker 10 1/4 Fiesta TANGERINE Deep Dish Large Pie Baker 10 1/4" $14.99 2d 18h 52m
Fiesta Tangerine Newer by Homer Laughlin 5 pc Place Setting 2003 Fiesta Tangerine Newer by Homer Laughlin 5 pc Place Setting 2003 $39.95 2d 19h 4m
Lot Of 4 Fiestaware Tangerine 7 1/4 Lot Of 4 Fiestaware Tangerine 7 1/4" Salad Plate - Fiesta HLC Orange Small J6 $24.99 2d 19h 14m
NEW Fiestaware 7 1/4 NEW Fiestaware 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Tangerine FREE SHIPPING $13.99 2d 19h 14m
NEW Fiestaware 9 NEW Fiestaware 9" Luncheon Plate, Tangerine FREE SHIPPING $18.99 2d 19h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine 7 1/4 Fiestaware Tangerine 7 1/4" Salad Plate - Fiesta HLC Orange Small Plate $6.00 2d 19h 55m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $29.69 2d 20h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer & Sugar With Tray 3721295 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Creamer & Sugar With Tray 3721295 $41.99 2d 20h 59m
Fiesta tangerine vegetable bowl Fiesta tangerine vegetable bowl $8.99 2d 21h 37m
HOMER LAUGHLIN CONTEMPORARY 1/4 LB BUTTER DISH~TANGERINE/ORANGE HOMER LAUGHLIN CONTEMPORARY 1/4 LB BUTTER DISH~TANGERINE/ORANGE 0 $10.00 2d 22h 5m
Fiesta Utensil Crock Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Utility Crock pf.296 Fiesta Utensil Crock Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Utility Crock pf.296 $24.00 2d 23h 44m
Fiesta  BREAD and BUTTER  Plate 6 Fiesta BREAD and BUTTER Plate 6" New never Used - TANGERINE $8.00 2d 23h 55m
Fiesta Fiestaware Persimmon Tangerine Orange Bud Vase New Fiesta Fiestaware Persimmon Tangerine Orange Bud Vase New $29.99 3d 57m
4 DINNER PLATES tangerine scarlet sunflower poppy HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 4 DINNER PLATES tangerine scarlet sunflower poppy HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE $43.99 3d 1h 32m
SOAP lotion DISPENSER tangerine orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA SOAP lotion DISPENSER tangerine orange FIESTAWARE FIESTA $23.99 3d 1h 45m
Fiestaware Tangerine Tones XL 2 Qt Serving Bowl Fiesta Retired HTF Bowl NWT Fiestaware Tangerine Tones XL 2 Qt Serving Bowl Fiesta Retired HTF Bowl NWT $60.00 3d 2h 1m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting NIB Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting NIB Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $32.99 3d 2h 26m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting No Box Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting No Box Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $25.99 3d 2h 26m
Fiestaware Saucer -Tangerine Fiestaware Saucer -Tangerine $4.99 3d 2h 39m
Fiesta 2004 Dancing Lady Tangerine Gold Ornament Fiestaware pf.528 Fiesta 2004 Dancing Lady Tangerine Gold Ornament Fiestaware pf.528 $15.00 3d 4h 17m
New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy / Sauce Boat New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy / Sauce Boat 0 $7.99 3d 5h 8m
MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW FIEASTAWARE FIESTA WARE 12 OZ. JAVA MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW FIEASTAWARE FIESTA WARE 12 OZ. JAVA $7.99 3d 7h 13m
FIESTA TANGERINE OR ORANGE SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS FIESTA TANGERINE OR ORANGE SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS $14.99 3d 7h 16m
Set of 3 Fiesta Tangerine Cups and Saucers (609) Set of 3 Fiesta Tangerine Cups and Saucers (609) 0 $19.95 3d 10h 16m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup $7.99 3d 10h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Deviled Egg Plate 6362994 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Deviled Egg Plate 6362994 $28.99 3d 11h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 5/8" Bistro Bowl 10347750 $18.99 3d 12h 4m
Tapered coffee MUG/ CUP FIESTAWARE Homer Laughlin 15 OZ Tangerine Tapered coffee MUG/ CUP FIESTAWARE Homer Laughlin 15 OZ Tangerine $7.99 3d 19h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 3721877 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 3721877 $20.99 3d 21h 6m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange 10 1/2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange 10 1/2" Dinner Plate - Fiestaware $11.00 4d 29m
Homer Laughlin Pottery FIESTA Contemporary Tangerine Medium 9 Homer Laughlin Pottery FIESTA Contemporary Tangerine Medium 9" Canister $39.99 4d 45m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta HLCCA 2012 Teapot TANGERINE ornament NIB Homer Laughlin Fiesta HLCCA 2012 Teapot TANGERINE ornament NIB $20.00 4d 4h 20m
Fiesta Medium Cereal Soup Bowls in Tangerine set of 2 NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Medium Cereal Soup Bowls in Tangerine set of 2 NEW Never Used Fiestaware $18.00 4d 5h 13m
Fiesta 1 quart  Large  Bowl in Tangerine  NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta 1 quart Large Bowl in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiestaware $10.00 4d 5h 13m

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