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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.

Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $85.00 4h 33m
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 $36.00 21h 42m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item $39.99 23h 40m
 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7" Retired SAPPHIRE 0 $85.00 1d 6h 22m
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 2d 17h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $49.99 2d 17h 49m
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 3d 5h 7m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $15.00 3d 5h 18m
Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Cereal Bowl Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Cereal Bowl 0 $19.99 3d 6h 10m
Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Salad or Dessert Plate Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Salad or Dessert Plate 0 $14.99 3d 6h 10m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $19.00 3d 7h 1m
FIESTA -   SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA - SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $99.99 3d 8h 29m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE  Tumbler 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $20.80 3d 19h 47m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $42.40 3d 19h 48m
FIesta Retired Color Sapphire - Disc Pitcher & 4 Juice Tumblers FIesta Retired Color Sapphire - Disc Pitcher & 4 Juice Tumblers $100.00 3d 23h 57m
 Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW $11.99 4d 1h 8m
 Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW $12.99 4d 1h 12m
Beautiful  Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW Beautiful Sapphire FIESTA Juice Tumbler NEW $14.99 4d 1h 14m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ 0 $15.99 4d 4h 52m
RETIRED 2 Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Pc Place Setting HTF Fiesta Blue RETIRED 2 Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Pc Place Setting HTF Fiesta Blue 0 $55.00 4d 7h 2m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $54.99 5d 5h 40m
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. $10.00 6d 43m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE $199.99 6d 4h 22m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue 5 Piece Carafe & Tumbler Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue 5 Piece Carafe & Tumbler Set 0 $99.98 6d 18h 10m
Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware $24.00 7d 6h 22m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher .Rare with 4 tumblers. Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher .Rare with 4 tumblers. $175.00 7d 19h 26m
Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 $18.00 7d 20h 55m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $29.70 7d 21h 7m
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 8d 21h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 9d 9h 5m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $119.95 10d 4h 55m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER -  13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New - Retired Color SAPPHIRE $65.00 10d 16h 8m
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 $45.00 10d 19h 11m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 10d 19h 15m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 10d 20h 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 10d 21h 9m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set $150.00 10d 23h 19m
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 $48.99 10d 23h 25m
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 $35.99 10d 23h 37m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 11d
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 11d 23h 34m
Sapphire Fiesta NEW Carafe Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New Sapphire Fiesta NEW Carafe Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New $90.00 12d 41m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup $18.99 12d 23h 54m
Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4 Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4" - New Never Used - Retired color - SAPPHIRE $20.00 15d 16h 5m
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 16d 22h 50m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 17d 5h 59m
Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC $65.00 17d 18h 39m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 18d 4h 55m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $47.69 19d 19h 16m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 19d 19h 16m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 20d 4h 21m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 20d 21h 2m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 20d 21h 48m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $15.00 20d 22h 28m
Sapphire Fiesta Jumbo Cup & Saucer Retired Bloomingdales New Mug Sapphire Fiesta Jumbo Cup & Saucer Retired Bloomingdales New Mug $29.00 21d 1h 26m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 22d 3h 36m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 22d 6h 52m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 23d 21h 36m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 23d 21h 36m
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 24d 10h 31m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $20.69 24d 20h 40m
FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN  FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN $75.00 24d 23h 21m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S $44.99 26d 7h 31m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE TUMBLERS (2) FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE TUMBLERS (2) $24.00 27d 1h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 27d 8h 50m
Fiestaware 8 1/4 Fiestaware 8 1/4" Serving Bowl Sapphire Blue $24.99 27d 17h 17m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 27d 22h 12m
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 28d 21h 25m
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 28d 23h 51m

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