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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 SAPPHIRE  Tumbler Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $26.99 3h 23m
Fiestaware Set Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Fiestaware Set Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired $91.20 1d 3h 34m
3 x Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP coffee T espresso fiestaware 3 x Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP coffee T espresso fiestaware $8.95 1d 13h 10m
FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- New In BOX  1st Quality-TOTAL MINT! B/O FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- New In BOX 1st Quality-TOTAL MINT! B/O $120.00 1d 17h 57m
FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE FIESTA 5 PC Place Setting-TOTAL MINT w/ Original Box - B/O! FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE FIESTA 5 PC Place Setting-TOTAL MINT w/ Original Box - B/O! $100.00 1d 17h 58m
Fiesta Fiestaware Fiesta Fiestaware "COBALT OR SAPPHIRE" CARAFE COLOR RETIRED. BEAUTIFUL PIECE 0 $39.95 2d 18m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 2d 16h 50m
Fiesta Dinnerware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiestaware, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta Dinnerware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiestaware, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 2d 18h 31m
Sapphire Fiesta 5 piece place setting  Unused. Only 6 months production Retired Sapphire Fiesta 5 piece place setting Unused. Only 6 months production Retired $145.00 2d 19h 51m
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 $55.00 5d 14h 53m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 5d 14h 57m
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 5d 19h 1m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 5d 19h 43m
Fiesta Sapphire Lot - Jumbo Mug Saucer Dinner Plate Salad Plate Cereal Soup Bowl Fiesta Sapphire Lot - Jumbo Mug Saucer Dinner Plate Salad Plate Cereal Soup Bowl $89.00 5d 20h 48m
20 pc Sapphire Blue Fiesta w/ Four 5pc Place Settings Unused from Collector RARE 20 pc Sapphire Blue Fiesta w/ Four 5pc Place Settings Unused from Collector RARE $559.99 6d 2h 4m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item  First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY $80.00 6d 11h 55m
Fiestaware Cobalt/Navy/Sapphire Blue Dinner Plate Fiesta 10.5 Fiestaware Cobalt/Navy/Sapphire Blue Dinner Plate Fiesta 10.5" $9.99 7d 1h 3m
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 8d 13h 57m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Tea Cups & Saucers 1996 Limited Set Of 4 Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Tea Cups & Saucers 1996 Limited Set Of 4 $124.99 8d 17h 14m
Fiesta CARAFE and TUMBLER SET Retired Item First quality,  New In Box SAPPHIRE Fiesta CARAFE and TUMBLER SET Retired Item First quality, New In Box SAPPHIRE $125.00 8d 17h 39m
Fiesta® Ware  7 1/4 Fiesta® Ware 7 1/4" Salad Plates Paprika Marigold Juniper Sapphire (Qty 4) $52.00 9d 4h 31m
'96 Vintage SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware sliverware '96 Vintage SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware sliverware $45.00 9d 18h 33m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE LOT OF 3 BLUE TEA CUP CUPS Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE LOT OF 3 BLUE TEA CUP CUPS $20.00 9d 20h 11m
Fiesta Ware Sapphire Homer Laughlin Saucers Set 4 #916 Fiesta Ware Sapphire Homer Laughlin Saucers Set 4 #916 $29.99 10d 13h 40m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 10d 16h 23m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 10d 20h 7m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer RETIRED RARE Buy 2 Save Ship Cost Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer RETIRED RARE Buy 2 Save Ship Cost Fiesta $34.50 10d 23h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 11d 4h 53m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 11d 7h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 11d 8h 20m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 11d 8h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $109.95 11d 9h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 11d 10h 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 11d 10h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 11d 10h 49m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $35.00 11d 18h 33m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 12d 22h 24m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 13d 37m
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 13d 11h 10m
Vintage Fiestaware Ceramic Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Retired Fiesta Vintage Fiestaware Ceramic Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Retired Fiesta $39.99 13d 14h 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 $40.00 15d 15h 37m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 15d 18h 3m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item $75.00 15d 19h 7m
HLC Fiesta 13 5/8 HLC Fiesta 13 5/8" Sapphire Oval Platter - Excellent Condition $30.00 16d 16h 4m
Fiesta Sapphire 5pc Place Setting Fiesta Sapphire 5pc Place Setting $70.00 16d 19h
Fiesta Sapphire 6pc Set - 2 Dinner Plates +1 Salad Plate +1 Soup Bowl + Tea Set Fiesta Sapphire 6pc Set - 2 Dinner Plates +1 Salad Plate +1 Soup Bowl + Tea Set $80.00 16d 19h 7m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set $145.00 18d 19m
NIB~FIESTA  WARE Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue #116 Water Jug 60 oz Retired Item NIB~FIESTA WARE Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue #116 Water Jug 60 oz Retired Item $75.00 18d 30m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Carafe & 6 - 7 Oz Tumblers Homer Laughlin Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Carafe & 6 - 7 Oz Tumblers $59.95 18d 15h 57m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE COFFEE CUP RETIRED, FIRST QUALITY, UNUSED, NO BOX FIESTA SAPPHIRE COFFEE CUP RETIRED, FIRST QUALITY, UNUSED, NO BOX $4.50 18d 22h 56m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 20d 14h 3m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 20d 16h 46m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $13.99 20d 23h 10m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe $45.50 21d 9m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S $44.00 21d 3h 14m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 21d 18h 23m
Fiesta Cup & Saucer SAPPHIRE Fiesta Cup & Saucer SAPPHIRE $24.99 21d 20h 38m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 23d 50m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 23d 2h 32m
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 23d 19h 33m
Sapphire Fiesta NEW 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New Sapphire Fiesta NEW 5 Piece Place Setting Beautiful Retired Bloomingdales New $144.50 23d 20h 22m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE $225.00 23d 20h 45m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set $135.00 24d 21h 22m
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 25d 17h 25m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 25d 19h 34m
Fiesta Large 13.5” Sapphire Platter Fiesta Large 13.5” Sapphire Platter $35.99 26d 14h 37m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher $85.00 26d 22h 57m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 27d 7m
Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st - New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE BLUE Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st - New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE BLUE $145.00 27d 19h 57m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 27d 22h 15m
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 28d 49m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $40.49 28d 1h 57m
Sapphire Fiesta Carafe Tumbler 60th Anniversary Set retired Unused fromCollector Sapphire Fiesta Carafe Tumbler 60th Anniversary Set retired Unused fromCollector $89.99 28d 22h 31m
Sapphire Fiesta 4pc Tumbler retired Bloomingdale's MIB Unused from Collector Sapphire Fiesta 4pc Tumbler retired Bloomingdale's MIB Unused from Collector $39.99 28d 22h 36m
Sapphire Fiesta Blue Carafe Water Jug 60oz Pitcher retired Unused from Collector Sapphire Fiesta Blue Carafe Water Jug 60oz Pitcher retired Unused from Collector $59.99 28d 22h 42m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector $129.99 28d 22h 53m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 28d 22h 57m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Cake Plate Fiesta Hostess Blue Serving Tray Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Cake Plate Fiesta Hostess Blue Serving Tray $145.00 29d 16h 23m
 Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Cup & Saucer Set's choose a color purples,reds,blues etc Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Cup & Saucer Set's choose a color purples,reds,blues etc $5.99 29d 20h 30m

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