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Sapphire Fiesta® (Post 1986)

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Meet Sapphire Fiesta

Sapphire is a bright blue color, more brilliant than the 1930s cobalt. A Fiesta collector once allegedly described it as "the color of Paul Newman's eyes." Limited to only 180 firing days, this color has quickly become one of the rarest, difficult to find post86 Fiesta collectible.

Compounding the scarcity issue is the fact that Homer Laughlin produced exclusively for one department store - Bloomingdale's. The rewards of collecting Sapphire Fiesta ware will be as rich as the final price paid.

Sapphire Blue Shapes

The sapphire line appeared is only these shapes:
  • five-piece place settings
  • 13 ½ oval platter
  • 32-ounce serving bowl
  • large disk pitcher
  • 6 ½ ounce tumbler
  • medium flower vase
  • wall clock
  • handled serving tray
  • carafe

Additionally, the Fiesta-Mates' jumbo 18 oz. cup and saucer were dipped in sapphire. However, no sugar and creamer or salt and pepper were produced. Since its retirement, collectors have already been actively buying and selling it.

The Sapphire color looks very similar to the vintage blue glaze, because it is that same luminous, shiny blue. Keep in mind that there was far, far more vintage blue Fiesta produced, and also that the sapphire items will fall under the same identification rules for distinguishing vintage pieces from the post-86: The newer sapphire pieces will be slightly smaller and heavier because of the vitrified clay body. Sapphire was produced before Homer Laughlin initiated the H mark in to distinguish a newer line.

Fiesta collectors and sellers auction items from the Sapphire Fiesta line regularly. Check this page to see all of the current auctions in this prized color.

DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE  FIESTA 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING--NEW IN BOX WITH TAGS!!!! DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING--NEW IN BOX WITH TAGS!!!! 10 $102.50 3h 50m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ 0 $12.99 4h 53m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 16h 58m
FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Blue Dinner Plate, limited production, excellent cond FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Blue Dinner Plate, limited production, excellent cond 0 $39.00 17h 13m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 1d 8h 20m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue $44.99 1d 21h 15m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug NIB 60 ounce 317 16 Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug NIB 60 ounce 317 16 $85.00 2d 7h 32m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $85.00 3d 14h 40m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ 0 $49.99 3d 16h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE 12 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE 12" Fiesta Club Cake Plate Platter ~ NIB ~ 0 $89.99 3d 16h 14m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Mug Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Mug $40.00 4d 7h 50m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ 0 $16.99 4d 15h 50m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE  Tumbler 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $22.52 5d 2h 49m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $47.18 5d 2h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $49.99 6d 2h 35m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Tumblers Lot Of Two (2) First Quality Pieces NICE Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Tumblers Lot Of Two (2) First Quality Pieces NICE 0 $48.95 6d 10h 15m
Fiesta Millennium Pearl Gray Tumbler With #0 Decal In Sapphire Blue Fiesta Millennium Pearl Gray Tumbler With #0 Decal In Sapphire Blue $18.00 6d 12h 34m
Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8 Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8" MINT $95.40 6d 14h 55m
Fiestaware Vintage Homer Laughlin Harlequin Tea cup/Saucer Lot Orng Grn Sapphire Fiestaware Vintage Homer Laughlin Harlequin Tea cup/Saucer Lot Orng Grn Sapphire $16.24 6d 15h 14m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $9.00 6d 15h 25m
FIESTA -   SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA - SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $99.99 6d 16h 35m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Mug Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Mug $34.99 6d 16h 46m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $11.40 6d 17h 8m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $5.40 6d 17h 15m
Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 $140.00 7d 8h 54m
4 Old Fiesta  Sapphire Blue Tea Cup and Saucer Homer Laughlin China Co. 4 Old Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tea Cup and Saucer Homer Laughlin China Co. $16.00 8d 11h 19m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $65.00 8d 15h 41m
Fiesta HLC 13 5/8 Fiesta HLC 13 5/8" Sapphire Blue Serving Platter $12.95 8d 15h 57m
Fiesta  Sapphire   Tumbler  NEW Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler NEW $11.95 9d 6h 7m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 10d 6h 10m
Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 $18.00 11d 7h 2m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 11d 7h 15m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz 717 90 Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz 717 90 $50.00 12d 16h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 12d 18h 14m
 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7" Retired SAPPHIRE $100.00 13d 10h 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $119.95 13d 13h 35m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - 7 1/4 Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - 7 1/4" 67 oz. - Retired Color new First- SAPPHIRE $100.00 14d 2h 13m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER -  13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New - Retired Color SAPPHIRE $65.00 14d 2h 15m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup $50.00 14d 5h 18m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 14d 5h 22m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 14d 6h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 14d 6h 18m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5-Piece Place Setting - HLC Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5-Piece Place Setting - HLC Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set $150.00 14d 9h 26m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 14d 10h 8m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Retired Limited Blue 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Retired Limited Blue 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $85.00 15d 9h 41m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup $18.99 16d 10h 1m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CARAFE & 4 TUMBLERS WATER SET MINT WITH BOX HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CARAFE & 4 TUMBLERS WATER SET MINT WITH BOX HOMER LAUGHLIN $74.99 17d 13h 58m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice $127.99 19d 4h
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.99 20d 3h 31m
ONE FIESTA WARE  SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA ONE FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA $12.95 20d 11h 58m
Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC $65.00 21d 4h 46m
2 FIESTA SAPPHIRE Dinner Plate's HLC Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Pre-Owned 2 FIESTA SAPPHIRE Dinner Plate's HLC Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Pre-Owned $32.40 21d 8h 52m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 21d 15h 2m
Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4 Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4" - New Never Used - Retired color - SAPPHIRE $20.00 22d 53m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $52.99 22d 17h 42m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $129.99 22d 17h 42m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 23d 14h 29m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 23d 18h 18m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $21.99 24d 6h 2m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 24d 7h 55m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 26d 11h 31m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 26d 11h 31m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $22.99 27d 19h 17m
Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st.-New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st.-New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE $170.00 27d 20h 39m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE SHAKER *spots are shadows GUC Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE SHAKER *spots are shadows GUC $14.99 29d 6h 2m
Fiestaware 8 1/4 Fiestaware 8 1/4" Serving Bowl Sapphire Blue $35.00 29d 16h 39m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $44.99 29d 17h 39m

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