• Fiesta Dinnerware

    by  • August 30, 2006 • Elsewhere, Food, Pittsburgh • 0 Comments

    Fiesta® Dinnerware, is made by the Homer Laughlin China Company. They are largest domestic pottery employing over 1100 skilled workers in a 37 acre facility. Homer Laughlin is in Newell WV, about 1 hour from Pittsburgh.

    Fiesta Ware, along with other potteries, used uranium and depleted uranium for brilliant glaze colorings. 1973 was the last year Fiesta produced pottery containing uranium. This photo contains some ‘retired’ radioactive Fiesta Ware pieces containing uranium.

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