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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 11.1 FIESTA 11.1" EGG TRAY PLATE PLATTER tangerine orange NEW $23.99 7h 53m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Soup/Cereal Bowl, HLC Fiestaware 7 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Soup/Cereal Bowl, HLC Fiestaware 7" EUC $9.99 8h 47m
Fiesta® TANGERINE 10 oz. Ring Handle Mug - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE 10 oz. Ring Handle Mug - Discontinued Color $4.50 9h 5m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Tea Cup Mug - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE Tea Cup Mug - Discontinued Color $4.50 9h 5m
set 4 BREAD & BUTTER PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 6 1/8 set 4 BREAD & BUTTER PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 6 1/8" new $34.99 9h 8m
set 4 BREAD & BUTTER PLATE lapis scarlet tangerine sunflower FIESTA  6 1/8 set 4 BREAD & BUTTER PLATE lapis scarlet tangerine sunflower FIESTA 6 1/8" new $34.99 9h 16m
New in box Fiesta 4 piece place setting tangerine, Homer Laughlin New in box Fiesta 4 piece place setting tangerine, Homer Laughlin $60.90 9h 32m
LUNCHEON lunch PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware 9 LUNCHEON lunch PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware 9" new $9.99 11h 36m
Fiesta Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer Lot Plum Tangerine Cinnabar Fiesta Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer Lot Plum Tangerine Cinnabar $5.99 12h 48m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Platter Fiesta Retired Orange 11.5 inch Serving Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Platter Fiesta Retired Orange 11.5 inch Serving $19.00 13h 27m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $11.00 13h 56m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $9.00 13h 56m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $9.00 13h 56m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $8.00 13h 56m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Monarch Vase HLC Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Monarch Vase HLC 0 $111.97 14h 18m
Fiestawear - Ramekin 8 oz Fiestawear - Ramekin 8 oz $6.50 15h
Fiesta® MUGS (Ring / Key Hole) - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® MUGS (Ring / Key Hole) - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors $7.99 15h 37m
FIESTAWARE REFRIGERATOR  FRIDGE MAGNET TANGERINE GRAVY BOAT GENUINE FIESTA WARE FIESTAWARE REFRIGERATOR  FRIDGE MAGNET TANGERINE GRAVY BOAT GENUINE FIESTA WARE 0 $9.99 18h 23m
2003 TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA 10 1/2 2003 TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA 10 1/2" DINNER PLATE HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC FIESTAWARE $25.41 20h 23m
Fiestaware saucer 6 Fiestaware saucer 6" multiple colors tangerine turquoise cobalt $5.50 1d 3h 48m
Fiestaware saucer 6 Fiestaware saucer 6" multiple colors tangerine turquoise cobalt $7.00 1d 3h 48m
Fiestaware saucer 6 Fiestaware saucer 6" multiple colors tangerine turquoise cobalt $5.50 1d 3h 48m
Fiestaware saucer 6 Fiestaware saucer 6" multiple colors tangerine turquoise cobalt $6.50 1d 3h 48m
Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle 0 $12.00 1d 5h 20m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Fruit Dessert Bowl 3721281 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Fruit Dessert Bowl 3721281 $1.50 1d 7h 27m
fiestaware tangerine Disk Water Pitcher NWT fiestaware tangerine Disk Water Pitcher NWT $45.00 1d 8h 11m
Fiesta Tangerine Pedestal Mug | Fiestaware Icons Orange Coffee Latte Cappuccino Fiesta Tangerine Pedestal Mug | Fiestaware Icons Orange Coffee Latte Cappuccino $24.95 1d 8h 12m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA small butter COVER lid only TANGERINE orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA small butter COVER lid only TANGERINE orange NEW $9.99 1d 8h 30m
Tapered coffee MUG Tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 15OZ new Tapered coffee MUG Tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 15OZ new $11.99 1d 8h 32m
Set 4 BOUILLON tangerine turquoise scarlet HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ  NEW Set 4 BOUILLON tangerine turquoise scarlet HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ NEW $36.99 1d 8h 55m
Set Of 2 FIESTAWARE Tangerine Orange Tea Cups Fiesta Set Of 2 FIESTAWARE Tangerine Orange Tea Cups Fiesta 0 $2.99 1d 10h 32m
Fiesta® TANGERINE - Small Bistro Bowl - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE - Small Bistro Bowl - Discontinued Color 0 $8.00 1d 10h 57m
 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Bowl 19 OZ Retired New! Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Bowl 19 OZ Retired New! $7.95 1d 11h 5m
FIESTA ROUND BALL BULB CANDLE STICK HOLDER TANGERINE NEW FIESTA ROUND BALL BULB CANDLE STICK HOLDER TANGERINE NEW $49.99 1d 11h 9m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup And Saucer 7-3/4 oz Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup And Saucer 7-3/4 oz $8.00 1d 12h
vintage style 3 pc TANGERINE SHAMROCK LAPIS baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st vintage style 3 pc TANGERINE SHAMROCK LAPIS baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st $139.99 1d 12h 19m
Fiesta TAPERED MUGS - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors Fiesta TAPERED MUGS - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors $9.99 1d 13h 37m
Fiesta® ROUND (Bulb Style) SALT SHAKER ONLY - Choice of Colors Available Fiesta® ROUND (Bulb Style) SALT SHAKER ONLY - Choice of Colors Available $9.99 1d 13h 37m
Fiestaware Cup and Saucer 2 Sets Tangerine Retired Fiestaware Cup and Saucer 2 Sets Tangerine Retired $10.00 1d 13h 41m
collectible FIESTA tangerine ORANGE tea cup MUG Fiestaware UNMARKED collectible FIESTA tangerine ORANGE tea cup MUG Fiestaware UNMARKED 0 $4.99 1d 13h 59m
Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray Lapis bowl omni fiestaware Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray Lapis bowl omni fiestaware $70.00 1d 14h 12m
NEW FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA  NEW FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA $9.99 1d 14h 25m
FIESTA WARE TANGERINE  9 FIESTA WARE TANGERINE  9" LUNCHEON PLATE NEW WITH TAGS MINT  0 $23.99 1d 15h 20m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin HLC USA Cup Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin HLC USA Cup 0 $4.50 1d 15h 27m
Fiesta, 13 Fiesta, 13" Egg Tray, Large Egg Plate or Platter, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange $33.29 1d 16h 5m
Fiestaware, Jam Jar Lid only, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Jam Jar Lid only, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $8.99 1d 16h 5m
Fiestaware, Pizza Tray, Baking Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Pizza Tray, Baking Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $19.79 1d 16h 7m
Fiesta, Medium Serving Bowl, Soup/Cereal, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange Fiesta, Medium Serving Bowl, Soup/Cereal, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange $11.51 1d 16h 7m
Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner/Salad Plates & Mugs Fiesta Retired Orange - 6 pieces Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner/Salad Plates & Mugs Fiesta Retired Orange - 6 pieces $30.00 1d 16h 43m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine 3 Piece Place Setting Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Orange Fiesta Ware Tangerine 3 Piece Place Setting Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Orange $29.95 1d 16h 46m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Tangerine 5 Piece Place Setting Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $49.95 1d 16h 46m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Tea Cup Set Of 8 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Tea Cup Set Of 8 $12.99 1d 17h 25m
Vintage Fiesta Ware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange 10 1/2 10.5 In Homer Laughlin Vintage Fiesta Ware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange 10 1/2 10.5 In Homer Laughlin 0 $11.50 1d 17h 59m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Salt and Pepper Shakers - Tangerine - Lightly used Homer Laughlin Fiesta Salt and Pepper Shakers - Tangerine - Lightly used 0 $12.99 1d 18h 54m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer in Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer in Tangerine $4.90 1d 19h 35m
FIESTA Fruit BOWL Fiestaware 6.25oz. Tangerine FIESTA Fruit BOWL Fiestaware 6.25oz. Tangerine 0 $2.70 1d 19h 41m
TANGERINE Fiesta® Square Baker - Discontinued Color TANGERINE Fiesta® Square Baker - Discontinued Color $39.99 1d 19h 52m
Fiestaware, Deviled Egg Tray, Egg Plate, Egg Platter, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange Fiestaware, Deviled Egg Tray, Egg Plate, Egg Platter, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange 0 $7.10 1d 20h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $64.50 2d 3h 3m
Fiestaware Sauce / Gravey Boat Tangerine Orange New / Unused Fiesta Ware Fiestaware Sauce / Gravey Boat Tangerine Orange New / Unused Fiesta Ware $20.00 2d 5h 8m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $14.99 2d 6h 11m
FIESTA  EXTRA LARGE TANGERINE SERVING BOWL  10 1/2 FIESTA EXTRA LARGE TANGERINE SERVING BOWL 10 1/2 $35.00 2d 7h 26m
Fiesta Fiestaware  7 Fiesta Fiestaware 7" Coup Cereal Bowl FREE SHIPPING TANGERINE $19.00 2d 7h 31m
vintage style 3 pc SHAMROCK TANGERINE  SUNFLOWER baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA vintage style 3 pc SHAMROCK TANGERINE SUNFLOWER baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA $139.99 2d 7h 33m
vintage style 3 pc SUNFLOWER LAPIS TANGERINE baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st vintage style 3 pc SUNFLOWER LAPIS TANGERINE baking mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st $139.99 2d 7h 44m
SET OF 2 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE RING HANDLE COFFEE MUGS - EXCELLENT! SET OF 2 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE RING HANDLE COFFEE MUGS - EXCELLENT! $9.99 2d 8h 2m
Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Coffee Mug's, 1 Tangerine & 1 Sunflower Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Coffee Mug's, 1 Tangerine & 1 Sunflower $34.99 2d 8h 9m
NOS Fiesta-Ware Ring Handle Coffee Mug Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tom Jerry Mug NOS Fiesta-Ware Ring Handle Coffee Mug Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tom Jerry Mug $7.95 2d 8h 33m
FIESTAWARE Tangerine Covered Xtra Large Butter Dish - RETIRED - NEW WITH TAG FIESTAWARE Tangerine Covered Xtra Large Butter Dish - RETIRED - NEW WITH TAG $47.00 2d 9h 16m
FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. PEDESTAL MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. PEDESTAL MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW $39.99 2d 9h 59m
FIESTA 10 1/2 FIESTA 10 1/2" Dinner Plate Fiestaware HLC USA FREE SHIPPING TANGERINE $25.00 2d 10h 3m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small O Ring Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Small O Ring Mug $10.00 2d 11h 20m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE 2 ORANGE TANGERINE & 2 COLBALT BLUE COFFEE MUGS - LOT OF 4 FIESTA FIESTAWARE 2 ORANGE TANGERINE & 2 COLBALT BLUE COFFEE MUGS - LOT OF 4 $19.99 2d 11h 41m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA FESTIVAL 2016 TANGERINE LUNCHEON PLATE NEW FIESTAWARE FIESTA FESTIVAL 2016 TANGERINE LUNCHEON PLATE NEW $25.00 2d 12h 27m
Fiesta® BOUILLON / CUSTARD BOWL / CUP - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors Fiesta® BOUILLON / CUSTARD BOWL / CUP - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors $7.99 2d 13h 37m
New Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Large Canister Crock Retired New Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Large Canister Crock Retired $74.99 2d 13h 54m
Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on Cob Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange. Never used Fiestaware, Relish Tray, Corn on Cob Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange. Never used 0 $19.99 2d 15h 5m
Fiesta Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate, Saucer, Cup 3 pieces Fiesta Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate, Saucer, Cup 3 pieces $20.00 2d 16h 20m
Fiestaware - Homer Laughlin Design, 6-Piece Place Setting, Tangerine Fiestaware - Homer Laughlin Design, 6-Piece Place Setting, Tangerine $25.00 2d 16h 35m
Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz  Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz  $9.00 2d 16h 57m
Retired Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting Dishes Tangerine Retired Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting Dishes Tangerine 0 $34.99 2d 17h 56m
3 Fiesta Ware Cups- Tangerine Yellow Green 3 Fiesta Ware Cups- Tangerine Yellow Green 0 $5.99 2d 18h 9m
JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. 0 $9.25 2d 18h 15m
Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Ring Handle Mugs Tangerine Orange Purple Plum USA HLC Mug Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Ring Handle Mugs Tangerine Orange Purple Plum USA HLC Mug $11.99 2d 18h 53m
Vintage Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Tom And Jerry Handle Homer Vintage Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Tom And Jerry Handle Homer 0 $11.00 2d 20h 42m
FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 67 OUNCE PITCHER HOMER LAUGHLIN LARGE DISC POTTERY ORANGE FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 67 OUNCE PITCHER HOMER LAUGHLIN LARGE DISC POTTERY ORANGE $39.99 2d 22h 5m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange  Small Oval Plate Platter 9 5/8” Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Small Oval Plate Platter 9 5/8” 0 $11.99 2d 22h 41m
Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange  Coffee Mugs Ring Handle Homer Laughlin Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mugs Ring Handle Homer Laughlin 0 $17.99 2d 22h 49m
Fiestaware Tangerine  Orange Medium Bowl Fiesta 19 oz Serving Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Medium Bowl Fiesta 19 oz Serving Bowl 0 $9.99 2d 22h 58m
FIESTA TANGERINE PASTA BOWL & CHEESE SHAKER SET NIB FIESTA TANGERINE PASTA BOWL & CHEESE SHAKER SET NIB $62.99 3d 5h 57m
LUNCHEON PLATE LUNCHEON PLATE "square" tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 9" $12.99 3d 6h 20m
Fiestaware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drink Glass, Fiesta, Scarlet Tangerine, Turquois Fiestaware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drink Glass, Fiesta, Scarlet Tangerine, Turquois $17.99 3d 6h 56m
Fiestaware, 12 oz Old Fashion Drinking Glass, Fiesta, Claret, Tangerine, Stripes Fiestaware, 12 oz Old Fashion Drinking Glass, Fiesta, Claret, Tangerine, Stripes $8.09 3d 6h 56m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Retired Tangerine orange, Fiesta, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Retired Tangerine orange, Fiesta, Very Nice $8.99 3d 6h 56m
Fiesta HLO Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer Fiesta HLO Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer $79.99 3d 8h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $58.00 3d 8h 50m
 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4" $9.95 3d 8h 57m
FIESTA BAKING baker Bread Meat loaf pan DISH tangerine orange FIESTA BAKING baker Bread Meat loaf pan DISH tangerine orange $31.99 3d 9h 57m
Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle 0 $10.00 3d 10h 26m
Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired $8.00 3d 10h 27m

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