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Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects
Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects

Calamityware Dinner for 4: With Insects

$ 310.00 $ 275.00

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 Dinner Plates: Series 1, Series 2, or Series 3 (specify Design before adding to cart)

4 Identical Things-Could-Be-Worse Mugs

Shallow Bowls with Fly (different designs)

Small plates with Ants (different designs)

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. 

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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!

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.

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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.

H
H.
What a wonderful deal

What a beautiful set. Everything is made well, it’s beautiful to look at and it’s fun. I’m so happy and my family loves the designs. Every plate has a different story. Great conversation pieces at meal time. Now to buy series 1 and 3. I’m truly happy.

J
J.G.
Big Fun!

I initially ordered dinnerware for 4 and loved them so much I ordered another set with different patterns. They are a hoot!

K
K.
Beautiful and Quirky Dinnerware

I love my Calamity Ware service for four. I’ve found myself thinking”Opps, there are ants on my plate!” But, I’m relieved to remember the ants aren’t real. It’s fun and elegant at the same time.

L
L.
Smiles Abounding

Excellent quality porcelain thanks to the skill of the potters in Poland. Smiles on the faces of those surprised by Don’s designs. In a tumultuous world, humor is supremely welcome. Thanks.