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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 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 10h 6m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $59.99 1d 5h 9m
Fiesta Retired SAPPHIRE 5-Piece Place Setting w/ Box ~ Fiesta Retired SAPPHIRE 5-Piece Place Setting w/ Box ~ $139.99 1d 18h 4m
Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8 Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8" MINT $159.00 1d 18h 35m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe and 4 Tumblers, Mint, never used, original tag Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe and 4 Tumblers, Mint, never used, original tag $149.00 1d 18h 52m
Fiestaware Vintage Homer Laughlin Harlequin Tea cup/Saucer Lot Orng Grn Sapphire Fiestaware Vintage Homer Laughlin Harlequin Tea cup/Saucer Lot Orng Grn Sapphire $19.99 1d 18h 53m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $18.99 1d 18h 55m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7" Bowl ~ $29.99 1d 18h 56m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $15.00 1d 19h 5m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting Mint with Box Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting Mint with Box $139.00 1d 19h 20m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, retired, limited production Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, retired, limited production $69.00 1d 19h 30m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new first quality Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new first quality $29.00 1d 19h 59m
Fiesta Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Cereal Bowl 7 Fiesta Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Cereal Bowl 7" New $19.00 1d 20h 37m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $29.00 1d 20h 47m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $9.00 1d 20h 54m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue  5-Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue 5-Piece Place Setting $69.99 2d 11h 35m
Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 $140.00 2d 12h 33m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 5d 9h 49m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 5d 14h 51m
Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 $18.00 6d 10h 41m
NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER  HOMER LAUGHLIN NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER HOMER LAUGHLIN $29.99 6d 17h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 6d 18h 8m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ 0 $49.99 6d 19h 4m
Vintage Fiesta Club of America Sapphire Blue Serving  Handled Tray- MINT in Orig Vintage Fiesta Club of America Sapphire Blue Serving Handled Tray- MINT in Orig $59.95 7d 15h 54m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $43.99 7d 20h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $123.95 8d 15h 34m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice $26.09 8d 16h 18m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $47.99 9d 8h 34m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 9d 9h 1m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 9d 9h 56m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 9d 13h 47m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new second quality Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new second quality $8.99 9d 19h 41m
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 10d 13h 9m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW $24.99 13d 10h 36m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Jumbo Cup, Chili Bowl w/ Handle, Retire Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Jumbo Cup, Chili Bowl w/ Handle, Retire Sapphire blue, Nice $29.69 13d 19h 30m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice $115.19 13d 19h 30m
Homer Laughlin HLC Fiesta Dinner Ware Sapphire RETIRED Water Pitcher Carafe Jug Homer Laughlin HLC Fiesta Dinner Ware Sapphire RETIRED Water Pitcher Carafe Jug $44.95 13d 19h 41m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 14d 21h 8m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 16d 18h 42m
Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4 Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4" - New Never Used - Retired color - SAPPHIRE $20.00 17d 4h 32m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item $39.99 17d 9h 44m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $47.69 17d 19h 40m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 17d 19h 40m
NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j $20.00 18d 11h 53m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 $24.99 18d 17h 31m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 18d 18h 8m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 19d 7h 36m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 19d 11h 34m
Vintage Fiesta 60th Anniversary Sapphire Blue Tumbler Set of 4- New in Box Vintage Fiesta 60th Anniversary Sapphire Blue Tumbler Set of 4- New in Box $48.00 20d 12h 43m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 20d 19h 42m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 20d 19h 42m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $20.69 22d 11h 14m
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 23d 18m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG 1ST QUALITY RETIRED FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG 1ST QUALITY RETIRED $25.00 24d 11h 26m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE 5-PIECE PLACE SETTING - W/BOX - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA SAPPHIRE 5-PIECE PLACE SETTING - W/BOX - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $119.99 24d 15h 47m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $44.99 24d 21h 18m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $22.99 25d 18h 51m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 26d 11h 59m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue $44.99 26d 20h 40m
Fiesta Carafe Retired Sapphire NIB 60 ounce Fiestaware 317.16 Fiesta Carafe Retired Sapphire NIB 60 ounce Fiestaware 317.16 $85.00 27d 11h 11m
MIB Homer Laughlin Fiesta scare medium Sapphire vase - Mint In box (2 Available) MIB Homer Laughlin Fiesta scare medium Sapphire vase - Mint In box (2 Available) $225.00 27d 15h 50m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $85.00 28d 18h 19m
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 $50.00 29d 11h 29m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE  Tumbler 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $26.50 29d 12h 2m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $55.50 29d 12h 2m
Sapphire Fiesta Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher 76-77 Retired EC Gorgeous *SALE* Sapphire Fiesta Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher 76-77 Retired EC Gorgeous *SALE* $50.00 29d 12h 27m

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