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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.

Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Cup Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Cup Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware $24.00 14h 18m
'96 Vintage SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware sliverware '96 Vintage SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware sliverware $45.00 22h 11m
Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 $18.00 1d 4h 50m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 1d 5h 3m
FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN  W/box FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN W/box $69.00 2d 4h 38m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 2d 18h 17m
Fiesta Medium Vase in Retired Color Sapphire Fiesta Medium Vase in Retired Color Sapphire $160.00 2d 22h 59m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting + free matching tumbler-retired color Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting + free matching tumbler-retired color $150.00 3d 5h 18m
Sapphire Fiesta NEW 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New Sapphire Fiesta NEW 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New $149.00 3d 9h 48m
FIESTA <> Napkin Ring <> Limited Edition Sapphire Glaze <> Pristine Condition FIESTA <> Napkin Ring <> Limited Edition Sapphire Glaze <> Pristine Condition 0 $20.00 3d 11h 6m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $119.95 3d 14h 21m
Fiesta Sapphire Set/4 Tumblers Ltd. Exclusive Bloomie's Color Discontinued  Fiesta Sapphire Set/4 Tumblers Ltd. Exclusive Bloomie's Color Discontinued  $50.00 3d 16h 23m
SAPPHIRE BLUE New Fiestaware Salad Plate in a Limited Release Color SAPPHIRE BLUE New Fiestaware Salad Plate in a Limited Release Color 0 $19.99 3d 17h 29m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER -  13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New - Retired Color SAPPHIRE $65.00 4d 3m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue $50.00 4d 3h 6m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 4d 3h 10m
Fiesta Sapphire 10.5 Fiesta Sapphire 10.5" Dinner Plate by Homer Laughlin Limited Color! Discontinued $30.00 4d 5h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 4d 6h 22m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set $150.00 4d 7h 14m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz. Excellent Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz. Excellent $44.99 4d 7h 20m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 4d 7h 56m
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 4d 11h 14m
Fiesta Ware Clock Blue Retired Sapphire Fiesta Ware Clock Blue Retired Sapphire $90.99 4d 12h 6m
Fiesta Sapphire 10.5 Fiesta Sapphire 10.5" Dinner Plate by Homer Laughlin Limited Color! Discontinued $32.00 4d 15h 6m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item  First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY $80.00 5d 8m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup $18.99 6d 7h 49m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue TEA CUP and SAUCER Fiesta Homer Laughlin China Co. Fiestaware Sapphire Blue TEA CUP and SAUCER Fiesta Homer Laughlin China Co. 0 $9.99 6d 13h 38m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue TEA CUP and SAUCER Fiesta Homer Laughlin China Co. Fiestaware Sapphire Blue TEA CUP and SAUCER Fiesta Homer Laughlin China Co. 0 $9.99 6d 13h 44m
Fiesta Tea Cup Retired Sapphire Blue Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tea Cup Retired Sapphire Blue Homer Laughlin $3.99 9d 15h 28m
Set of Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel Five Piece Place Setting Flatware NIB Set of Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel Five Piece Place Setting Flatware NIB $75.00 10d 6h 46m
Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 10d 15h 21m
Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC $65.00 11d 2h 34m
Vintage Fiesta Ware Rare Sapphire 60th Anniversary Pitcher Set Vintage Fiesta Ware Rare Sapphire 60th Anniversary Pitcher Set $94.99 11d 4h 57m
Fiesta Sapphire 13” Platter Fiesta Sapphire 13” Platter $49.99 11d 7h 54m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 11d 12h 51m
Fiesta ONE (1) QT. LARGE Serving Bowl  8 1/4 Fiesta ONE (1) QT. LARGE Serving Bowl 8 1/4" - Retired Color first- SAPPHIRE $40.00 11d 23h 23m
 FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE PITCHER TUMBLER SET NEW IN BOX FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE PITCHER TUMBLER SET NEW IN BOX $89.99 13d 10h 10m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 13d 12h 17m
Fiesta Dinner ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta Dinner ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 13d 17h 20m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 14d 5h 43m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item 111757 Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item 111757 $75.00 14d 7h 20m
Sapphire Fiesta Jumbo Cup & Saucer Retired Bloomingdales New Mug Sapphire Fiesta Jumbo Cup & Saucer Retired Bloomingdales New Mug $24.99 14d 16h 6m
Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 15d 15h 37m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Coupe Soup Bowl in Fiesta Sapphire Blue (Retired) Homer Laughlin Fiesta Coupe Soup Bowl in Fiesta Sapphire Blue (Retired) $21.00 15d 16h 30m
Fiesta sapphire tumbler****Mint Fiesta sapphire tumbler****Mint $12.99 16d 6h 13m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set 1117104 Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set 1117104 $145.00 16d 12h 32m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 17d 16h 31m
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 17d 18h 27m
Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta Dinner ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $20.69 18d 17h 44m
SAPPHIRE  - Fiesta 5 Pc Place Setting - NEW SAPPHIRE - Fiesta 5 Pc Place Setting - NEW $107.99 19d 4h 15m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE - Tumbler FIESTA SAPPHIRE - Tumbler $15.99 19d 4h 16m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 19d 4h 59m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S $44.99 19d 15h 27m
Fiesta Cup & Saucer SAPPHIRE Fiesta Cup & Saucer SAPPHIRE $24.99 20d 12h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 20d 18h 28m
19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL sapphire blue 6 7/8 19 OZ MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL sapphire blue 6 7/8" FIESTA $27.99 22d 7h 46m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE $225.00 22d 8h 58m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Cup and Saucer in Sapphire (discontinued color) Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Cup and Saucer in Sapphire (discontinued color) $30.00 22d 20h 23m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher Rare Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher Rare $45.00 23d 8h 38m
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 24d 5h 38m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 24d 7h 47m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 25d 14h 12m
 Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate Limited and Discontinued Color $35.00 26d 3h 5m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $47.99 26d 3h 38m
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 26d 13h 2m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $15.00 26d 13h 14m
FIESTA -   SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA - SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $99.99 27d 6h 58m
Genuine Fiesta Napkin Dispenser Holder  Sapphire Cobalt Blue New in Box Genuine Fiesta Napkin Dispenser Holder Sapphire Cobalt Blue New in Box $27.95 27d 9h 55m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE  Tumbler 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $23.50 27d 23h 3m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $43.99 28d 13h 20m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $35.00 28d 16h 18m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Very Limited Production Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Very Limited Production $110.00 29d 10h 35m

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