Contemporary Fiesta China and Dinnerware
Fiestaware allows you to set your table with your choice of colors in dinnerware. Although some shapes have been redesigned and some new shapes have been added, Fiesta dinnerware remains true to the Art Deco, concentric-circle design that was made by The Homer Laughlin China Company from 1936 to 1973 and reintroduced in 1985. Fiestaware is produced in a wide selection of solid colors that can be mixed and matched.
What range of colors are available in Fiesta dinnerware?
Fiesta dinnerware is available in nearly 20 colors. Homer Laughlin periodically retires some Fiestaware colors and adds new, fresh colors. The colors include reds, oranges, yellows, greens, blues, red-violets, whites, ivories, and grays. You can buy Fiesta dinnerware in sets, or you can buy it open stock so that you can create your own color combinations for your table. After you have decided on your day-to-day palette, you may want to consider some other Fiestaware colors to create seasonal and holiday table settings.
How should you choose Fiestaware?
Here are some ideas for combining colors with Fiesta dinnerware.
- Blue and green
- Yellow, orange, and green
- Orange, blue, and ivory
- Blue, yellow, and white
- Yellow, orange, green, red-violet, and ivory
- Ivory, blue, and gray
You can shop for Fiestaware by item type, such as plates, bowls, cups, and platters. If you browse, you will find four- and five-piece place settings of Fiestaware that have the dinner plate, salad plate, bowl, and mug or cup and saucer. Salad plates, dinner plates, and bowls can also be bought as a mixed-color set of up to eight pieces. Flatware and serving accessories, such as butter dishes, pitchers, sugar bowls, creamers, and salt-and-pepper shakers, can be bought separately. Decorative and functional accessories, such as vases, bakeware, and canisters, are also available.
Homer Laughlin makes Fiestaware from vitrified, lead-free china and applies a color glaze to each piece. Fiestaware can be used in the freezer, microwave oven, standard oven, and dishwasher. You can transfer your Fiesta dinnerware from the freezer to the oven.
How do you care for Fiesta Dinnerware?
Using your Fiestaware daily means you might encounter some marks on the dishes. Gray marks from metal flatware can be removed with a variety of cleaners that are used on dishes. For coffee and tea stains, add soap and warm water to a sink, let the cup soak for a while to loosen the stain, and then wash.
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