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Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects

$ 316.00 $ 280.00
Dinner Plate Design:
Series 1
Series 2
Series 3

We are out of TCBW mugs which means we can't sell this bundle. More should be available by April 2021.

Calamityware place settings for 4 dinner guests in a discounted bundle. Each dinner plate features a different calamity from Don Moyer's sketchbook—please specify which Series of designs you want before checking out. The mugs are identical but depict a plethora of calamities.

There are two options for the shallow bowls and small plates: Insects (this bundle) or calamities (click here to switch to the calamities bundle).

This bundle contains:

4 different 10.5" Dinner Plates: Series 1, Series 2, or Series 3 (specify design before adding to cart)

4 identical classic 12-ounce Things-Could-Be-Worse Mugs

Shallow Bowls with Fly (4 unique 8.75" bowls)

4 Small plates with Ants (4 unique 8.25" plates)

Rich blue images on white porcelain dinner plates. Food safe. Microwave safe. Dishwasher safe. Designed by Don Moyer and produced at the award-winning Kristoff porcelain workshop in Poland using the in-glaze decoration process. That means the image is slightly melted into the surface like the fine porcelain you see in museums.

Remember, all Calamityware plate designs are different—different borders, different images, and sometimes slightly different blues because the plates were fired at different times. They will look good together on your table or wall, but they won't be identical.


Porcelain is both delicate and durable. We think you’ll enjoy Don’s blog about caring for your new treasures. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
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L.M.
Second set for me

My first set of 4 place-settings were insect-less by choice - I wanted to make sure I liked the gorillas, poodles, sea serpents, and calamities before introducing bugs into the mix. When I decided I needed another 4 place-settings, I wanted to shake things up with the ants and flies combo. I'm still surprised by them when the plate is empty so that makes me laugh. I'm just a little concerned that guests won't share my odd sense of humor and fling a plate across the room when their fly or ant presents itself. Guess I should warn them ahead of time. Or not.

A
A.
Housewarming Gift

My daughter and her fiancée LOVE these dishes. I am actually quite jealous that I bought these dishes as a gift for THEM. I want a set for US!! They are sturdy and the designs are so much fun!

J
J.S.
2nd Wedding anniversary

I got these for my wife for our 2nd anniversary and she loved them!

B
B.
A Great Gift to Lift Spirits

I sent a 4-setting set to a friend who has been most kind in including me in her dinner pod. She was delighted with the design and the insects and has now included them in her dinner settings. When we think that things can't get any worse, we only have to look down at our plates and feel blessed.

R
R.M.
Fun and Especially High Quality

These dishes are particularly fun! They are a high quality porcelain and the images are sharp. At first they look like your grandmother’s old blue willow pattern but with zombies, robots, big foot, space ships and more!

C
C.W.
Really happy with quality and durability.

Love the artwork! The pieces arrived very well packed. Even though there was some external box damage, the dishes were all in perfect shape. I was worried they'd be super fragile and lose their artwork in a hurry, but they seem to be really durable. Not the kind of thing I'd use as my daily driver, but for sure I'll not be afraid to actually serve food on them when I've got guests.

Plus, the folks who run Calamityware are responsive good folks. I pinged them in response to one of their email blasts and they got back to me within the hour and were funny and helpful.

V
V.
Charming and full of Whimsy

I could not be happier with my calamityware collection of dishes; currently on reserve for special occasions. These pieces express my love for classic china but in a charming and whimsical way; they are amusing, and lighten every occasion.

W
W.H.
Adds flavor to every meal!

Best way to add flavor to any meal! A generous helping of humour will improve even the best prepared meal, serve on Calamity Ware!
I Love the very detailed and imaginative designs, extremely well made.

D
D.B.
Happy with flies and ants

I have an entomology fan in the household, so when we decided to purchase a second dinner set for 4, we opted for the set with insects and Series 2 plates. Very happy with these and the variety is fun. Nice attention to detail on the legs of the flies and ants.

J
J.H.
Waiter - there’s a 🪰 in my soup

So much goodness. Flies in the bowls and ants on the side plates. And the insects are black and not blue. I dare you not to love these. Also the usual impeccable quality, design and craftsmanship.

Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
100%
(19)
0%
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L
L.M.
Second set for me

My first set of 4 place-settings were insect-less by choice - I wanted to make sure I liked the gorillas, poodles, sea serpents, and calamities before introducing bugs into the mix. When I decided I needed another 4 place-settings, I wanted to shake things up with the ants and flies combo. I'm still surprised by them when the plate is empty so that makes me laugh. I'm just a little concerned that guests won't share my odd sense of humor and fling a plate across the room when their fly or ant presents itself. Guess I should warn them ahead of time. Or not.

A
A.
Housewarming Gift

My daughter and her fiancée LOVE these dishes. I am actually quite jealous that I bought these dishes as a gift for THEM. I want a set for US!! They are sturdy and the designs are so much fun!

J
J.S.
2nd Wedding anniversary

I got these for my wife for our 2nd anniversary and she loved them!

B
B.
A Great Gift to Lift Spirits

I sent a 4-setting set to a friend who has been most kind in including me in her dinner pod. She was delighted with the design and the insects and has now included them in her dinner settings. When we think that things can't get any worse, we only have to look down at our plates and feel blessed.

R
R.M.
Fun and Especially High Quality

These dishes are particularly fun! They are a high quality porcelain and the images are sharp. At first they look like your grandmother’s old blue willow pattern but with zombies, robots, big foot, space ships and more!

C
C.W.
Really happy with quality and durability.

Love the artwork! The pieces arrived very well packed. Even though there was some external box damage, the dishes were all in perfect shape. I was worried they'd be super fragile and lose their artwork in a hurry, but they seem to be really durable. Not the kind of thing I'd use as my daily driver, but for sure I'll not be afraid to actually serve food on them when I've got guests.

Plus, the folks who run Calamityware are responsive good folks. I pinged them in response to one of their email blasts and they got back to me within the hour and were funny and helpful.

V
V.
Charming and full of Whimsy

I could not be happier with my calamityware collection of dishes; currently on reserve for special occasions. These pieces express my love for classic china but in a charming and whimsical way; they are amusing, and lighten every occasion.

W
W.H.
Adds flavor to every meal!

Best way to add flavor to any meal! A generous helping of humour will improve even the best prepared meal, serve on Calamity Ware!
I Love the very detailed and imaginative designs, extremely well made.

D
D.B.
Happy with flies and ants

I have an entomology fan in the household, so when we decided to purchase a second dinner set for 4, we opted for the set with insects and Series 2 plates. Very happy with these and the variety is fun. Nice attention to detail on the legs of the flies and ants.

J
J.H.
Waiter - there’s a 🪰 in my soup

So much goodness. Flies in the bowls and ants on the side plates. And the insects are black and not blue. I dare you not to love these. Also the usual impeccable quality, design and craftsmanship.