Archive | Yellow Fiesta

Vintage Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate, c. 1938-1960 Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage (c. 1938-1960) Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate: 287,600 ppm Lead

This little yellow plate was purchased at an antique store in Oregon in 2018. While there is not a maker’s mark on the back of the dish, the store owner had researched the plate and came up with this description: Vintage Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate, c. 1938-1960 When tested with an […]

Continue Reading 2
fiestayel1

Newer (c. 2014) Yellow Fiestaware Plate: Lead-free, Cadmium-free & Arsenic-free!

Fiestaware yellow plate – newish (as of 2014). When tested with an XRF instrument the dish pictured here had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Some colors of the new Fiestaware have tested positive for trace-Cadmium or trace-Lead. […]

Continue Reading 0