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Tangerine Fiesta® (Post 1986)

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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 Figure 8 Tray Tangerine Orange Fiestware FIESTA Figure 8 Tray Tangerine Orange Fiestware $6.00 3h 31m
Fiesta Tangerine  by Homer Laughlin 5 pc Place Setting 2003 Fiesta Tangerine by Homer Laughlin 5 pc Place Setting 2003 $39.95 5h 36m
Hall China. DIVIDED PLATE - 9 Hall China. DIVIDED PLATE - 9" X 1/2" -3 sections- 2nd- Retired Color- TANGERINE $18.00 6h 11m
Fiesta Steak Knife Set Tangerine 6 pc stainless steel block Discontinued Fiesta Steak Knife Set Tangerine 6 pc stainless steel block Discontinued $39.99 7h 6m
Fiesta knife Block 11 pc Knife/block Set NIB - Tangerine, Black, Fiesta knife Block 11 pc Knife/block Set NIB - Tangerine, Black, $94.99 7h 6m
Fiestaware, Dinner Plate, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange, Nice Fiestaware, Dinner Plate, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange, Nice $10.79 8h 23m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta TANGERINE Jumbo Mug Homer Laughlin Fiesta TANGERINE Jumbo Mug $10.00 8h 24m
Fiesta 13-5/8-Inch Oval Platter, Tangerine Fiesta 13-5/8-Inch Oval Platter, Tangerine $62.01 8h 32m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate 10 1/2 in--Retired Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate 10 1/2 in--Retired 0 $11.99 8h 47m
Lot (2) Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Coffee Mugs Lot (2) Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Coffee Mugs $12.00 8h 53m
Fiesta® TANGERINE - Small Figure 8 Creamer - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE - Small Figure 8 Creamer - Discontinued Color $6.99 9h 20m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup $7.60 9h 25m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Platter Fiesta Retired Orange Serving Platter Fiestaware Tangerine Small Platter Fiesta Retired Orange Serving Platter $15.00 9h 50m
FIESTA 9 FIESTA 9"x 9" SQUARE BAKING baker DISH tangerine orange $45.99 10h 40m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister Fiesta Retired Kitchen Crock Tiny Crack Lid Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister Fiesta Retired Kitchen Crock Tiny Crack Lid $19.95 10h 48m
Fiestaware Tangerine SERVING DISH. two saucers, 1 cupFiesta Retired Orange Fiestaware Tangerine SERVING DISH. two saucers, 1 cupFiesta Retired Orange $19.50 13h 21m
NEW Fiesta Tangerine Orange Deviled Egg Plate Tray 13 NEW Fiesta Tangerine Orange Deviled Egg Plate Tray 13" Diameter $20.00 14h 25m
Pair Of Fiestaware 12oz Java Mugs -Tangerine Pair Of Fiestaware 12oz Java Mugs -Tangerine $13.88 15h 47m
4 FIESTAWARE Tangerine Orange Coffee/Tea Saucers - EUC 4 FIESTAWARE Tangerine Orange Coffee/Tea Saucers - EUC $22.95 17h 7m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 10 Ounce Ring Handle Coffee Mug in Tangerine (Retired) Homer Laughlin Fiesta 10 Ounce Ring Handle Coffee Mug in Tangerine (Retired) $7.50 17h 37m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Sugar Packet Caddy - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE Sugar Packet Caddy - Discontinued Color $9.99 1d 2h 50m
Fiesta 5-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE NEW IN BOX RETAILS $56.00 Fiesta 5-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE NEW IN BOX RETAILS $56.00 $45.00 1d 3h 31m
TANGERINE 75th ANNIVERSARY FIESTA ORNAMENT -       FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 75th ANNIVERSARY FIESTA ORNAMENT - FIESTAWARE $12.00 1d 5h 19m
Fiestaware Figure 8 Tray Fiesta Retired tangerine orange coffee creamer sugar 🍊 Fiestaware Figure 8 Tray Fiesta Retired tangerine orange coffee creamer sugar 🍊 $19.99 1d 6h 41m
FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3 FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3" tangerine NEW 1st $32.99 1d 9h 17m
set lot 4 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4 set lot 4 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4" $43.99 1d 9h 20m
Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large 28 ounce Cereal bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large 28 ounce Cereal bowl $12.00 1d 11h 28m
Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate $9.00 1d 11h 31m
Fiestaware Tangerine 4 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Orange Dish Set NIB Fiestaware Tangerine 4 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Orange Dish Set NIB $55.00 1d 11h 39m
BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 ~ Claret & Tangerine ~ Good, New Fiesta Ware 2nds  BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 ~ Claret & Tangerine ~ Good, New Fiesta Ware 2nds $19.99 1d 13h 28m
SMALL 6 SMALL 6" HEART BOWL ~ Tangerine ~ New first quality Contemporary Fiesta Ware NWT $30.99 1d 13h 31m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange  Toothbrush Holder Soap Dish New W Tags HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Toothbrush Holder Soap Dish New W Tags $25.00 1d 14h 26m
Fiesta Fiestaware HLC Tangerine Orange tea cup  2 pc Fiesta Fiestaware HLC Tangerine Orange tea cup 2 pc 0 $7.99 1d 14h 34m
Homer Laughlin New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Pitcher Homer Laughlin New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Pitcher $24.99 1d 15h 24m
Contemporary Fiestaware 9 Contemporary Fiestaware 9" Dinner Plate Set 4 Tangerine Retired Excellent $35.00 1d 17h 34m
Limited Edition Fiesta 75th Anniversary Christmas Ornament (SEE COLOR SELECTION) Limited Edition Fiesta 75th Anniversary Christmas Ornament (SEE COLOR SELECTION) $13.99 1d 19h 1m
Fiestaware {HLC} D~Handle Java Mugs~Set/3 Tangerine Orange. Excellent Cond.! Fiestaware {HLC} D~Handle Java Mugs~Set/3 Tangerine Orange. Excellent Cond.! 0 $14.99 1d 19h 27m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Coupe Cereal Bowl and Soup Bowl Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Coupe Cereal Bowl and Soup Bowl $10.00 1d 19h 33m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Cheese Shaker Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Cheese Shaker $10.00 1d 19h 35m
FIESTA Ware Cups and Saucers TANGERINE Orange Color EXC Shape Homer Laughlin USA FIESTA Ware Cups and Saucers TANGERINE Orange Color EXC Shape Homer Laughlin USA $21.38 1d 20h 19m
Fiestaware Lemongrass Green & Tangerine Orange Ball Style Salt & Pepper Shaker Fiestaware Lemongrass Green & Tangerine Orange Ball Style Salt & Pepper Shaker $15.00 1d 20h 28m
8 Piece FIESTA Ware Tangerine Sugar Cream 2 Mug Dinner Set Retired 8 Piece FIESTA Ware Tangerine Sugar Cream 2 Mug Dinner Set Retired $65.00 2d 2h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Orange Dish Set Fiestaware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Orange Dish Set 0 $40.00 2d 4h 16m
Lot of 5 Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup/Teacup - Tangerine Lot of 5 Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup/Teacup - Tangerine $24.99 2d 5h 28m
VVHTF RARE Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware FIESTAWARE Fall Vase With Florals VVHTF RARE Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware FIESTAWARE Fall Vase With Florals $119.99 2d 5h 35m
Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug 18 oz. & Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug 18 oz. & Saucer Homer Laughlin $9.99 2d 6h 32m
Lot Of 4: Fiestaware Ring Handle Mugs~Cobalt Blue, Tangerine, Cinnabar, Lot Of 4: Fiestaware Ring Handle Mugs~Cobalt Blue, Tangerine, Cinnabar, $19.99 2d 6h 45m
FiestaWare LUNCHEON/Lunch Plate - 9 FiestaWare LUNCHEON/Lunch Plate - 9" - New Never Used -Retired Color-TANGERINE $12.00 2d 6h 52m
FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca LIMITED EDITION tangerine tea pot 1ST 2009 nib FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca LIMITED EDITION tangerine tea pot 1ST 2009 nib $19.99 2d 7h 5m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware 4 Chop Plates White Cobalt Black Tangerine Fiestaware Contemporary Fiesta Ware 4 Chop Plates White Cobalt Black Tangerine Fiestaware $65.00 2d 7h 10m
NIP FIESTA 75th Anniversary TANGERINE Dancing Lady ORNAMENT #761 Homer Laughlin NIP FIESTA 75th Anniversary TANGERINE Dancing Lady ORNAMENT #761 Homer Laughlin $9.99 2d 8h 1m
Fiestaware Fiesta by Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tea Cup Fiestaware Fiesta by Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tea Cup $6.00 2d 9h 47m
Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine 0 $30.00 2d 9h 55m
Fiesta® CHILI / JUMBO BOWL - Choice of Colors - Discontinued and Current Fiesta® CHILI / JUMBO BOWL - Choice of Colors - Discontinued and Current $9.99 2d 10h 21m
Fiestaware Lot Set of 2 Tangerine Orange Cereal Bowl Fiesta Retired 11oz Fiestaware Lot Set of 2 Tangerine Orange Cereal Bowl Fiesta Retired 11oz $17.99 2d 10h 41m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Lot Set of 2 Retired Ring Coffee Mugs Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Lot Set of 2 Retired Ring Coffee Mugs $12.99 2d 10h 43m
Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Plate $7.00 2d 10h 46m
Fiesta® PEDESTAL MUGS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® PEDESTAL MUGS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors $19.99 2d 11h 21m
Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Piece Prep Bowl Set Fiesta Orange NIB Small Mixing Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Piece Prep Bowl Set Fiesta Orange NIB Small Mixing Bowl $65.00 2d 11h 58m
FIESTA largeTAB OVAL BAKER casserole BAKING bow 11 4/3 FIESTA largeTAB OVAL BAKER casserole BAKING bow 11 4/3" tangerine orange NEW 1ST $29.99 2d 12h 8m
LOT OF 3 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA  SAUCER 2 SALMON AND 1 TANGERINE ORANGE LOT OF 3 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA SAUCER 2 SALMON AND 1 TANGERINE ORANGE $8.99 2d 12h 55m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin $16.49 2d 13h 4m
Fiestaware Tangerine Tea Cup Saucer Set Homer Laughlin USA Fiestaware EUC Fiestaware Tangerine Tea Cup Saucer Set Homer Laughlin USA Fiestaware EUC $4.99 2d 13h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) Gusto Bowl 8246252 Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) Gusto Bowl 8246252 $17.99 2d 13h 47m
Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug Fiesta Retired Orange Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug Fiesta Retired Orange Mug $11.00 2d 13h 53m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SET OF 2 LARGE TANGERINE/ORANGE 16 OZ LATTE COFFEE CUPS MUGS FIESTA FIESTAWARE SET OF 2 LARGE TANGERINE/ORANGE 16 OZ LATTE COFFEE CUPS MUGS 0 $9.99 2d 14h 59m
FIESTA  Fiestaware Tangerine OMNI TRAY Insert Replacement FIESTA Fiestaware Tangerine OMNI TRAY Insert Replacement 0 $10.00 2d 16h 13m
 Fiesta Ware USA Tangerine Gusto Bowl 23oz. Fiesta Ware USA Tangerine Gusto Bowl 23oz. $4.99 2d 16h 23m
Homer Laughlin FIESTAWARE TANGERINE Orang Coffee Mug Homer Laughlin FIESTAWARE TANGERINE Orang Coffee Mug 0 $5.20 2d 16h 26m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange Replacement Homer Laughlin Fiesta Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange Replacement $8.99 2d 16h 31m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE Tangerine orange CANISTERS CROCK  SET OF 3 NEW sm/med/large FIESTA FIESTAWARE Tangerine orange CANISTERS CROCK SET OF 3 NEW sm/med/large $199.99 2d 16h 44m
Fiestaware Tangerine Lunch Plate Retired Orange 9 inch Luncheon Plate-HL Fiestaware Tangerine Lunch Plate Retired Orange 9 inch Luncheon Plate-HL 0 $3.99 2d 16h 48m
Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer New Open Stock Tangerine Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer New Open Stock Tangerine $19.99 2d 17h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Soup Bowl New Open Stock Fiestaware Tangerine Soup Bowl New Open Stock $19.99 2d 17h 18m
Fiesta 8 1/2 Fiesta 8 1/2" Tangerine Nappy Serving Bowl $9.95 2d 17h 29m
Fiestaware Salad Plate Tangerine New Open Stock Fiestaware Salad Plate Tangerine New Open Stock $16.99 2d 17h 40m
Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Pottery Ring Handle Mug Cup Tangerine Orange Fiestaware Pottery Ring Handle Mug Cup 0 $3.99 2d 19h 21m
Fiestaware Fiesta Dinner Plate Orange Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin 10” Fiestaware Fiesta Dinner Plate Orange Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin 10” 0 $7.99 2d 19h 49m
Fiestaware Tangerine Cup #325 Fiestaware Tangerine Cup #325 1 $3.90 2d 20h 25m
Fiestaware, Gusto Bowls, Retired Tangerine And Red Fiestaware, Gusto Bowls, Retired Tangerine And Red $10.99 2d 21h 11m
Fiesta FIGURE EIGHT (8) TRAY - 7 1/2 Fiesta FIGURE EIGHT (8) TRAY - 7 1/2" - New Never Used-Retired Color- TANGERINE $12.00 3d 4h 40m
Fiesta Tangerine 64oz Pitcher Fiesta Tangerine 64oz Pitcher $52.00 3d 7h 14m
Fiestaware Orange / Tangerine Teacup & Saucer SET OF TWO saucers and TWO cups Fiestaware Orange / Tangerine Teacup & Saucer SET OF TWO saucers and TWO cups 1 $13.00 3d 7h 23m
JAVA MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 12 OZ JAVA MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 12 OZ $8.99 3d 8h 47m
FIESTA WARE 3 1/2 FIESTA WARE 3 1/2" Tangerine Tea Cup & 6" Saucer Set, Laughlin $7.99 3d 9h 12m
Large 10 1/4 Large 10 1/4" DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE new $17.99 3d 9h 52m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Jumbo Cup with Handle....1st Quality...New $13.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Small Oval Platter...1st Quality...New $15.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Extra Large Bowl 64 oz....1st Quality...New $27.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Deep Dish Pie Baker....1st Quality...New $20.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Medium Oval Platter...1st Quality...New $19.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Bread Tray....1st Quality...New $19.00 3d 10h 25m
Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug, Coffee Cup, 10 oz, Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug, Coffee Cup, 10 oz, Tangerine $8.99 3d 11h 12m
Fiestaware Tangerine Large Heart Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Candy Dish Fiestaware Tangerine Large Heart Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Candy Dish $39.00 3d 13h 55m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $13.99 3d 14h 26m
Fiestaware Tangerine 4 PC Set PLUS TWO EXTRA PLATES New Without Box Fiestaware Tangerine 4 PC Set PLUS TWO EXTRA PLATES New Without Box $54.99 3d 15h 32m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $48.00 3d 16h 6m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware/Serveware Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware/Serveware "Tangerine" Sugar Creamer (Contempory $19.99 3d 16h 9m
Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray $19.95 3d 16h 19m
Tangerine Demi Cup (no saucer) Tangerine Demi Cup (no saucer) $11.00 3d 17h 23m

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