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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 Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 1h 15m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 7h 37m
Fiestaware Sapphire Cup P86  Fiestaware Sapphire Cup P86  1 $1.99 8h 42m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 1d 1h
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired  New FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired New $25.00 1d 2h 40m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5 PC PLACESETTING NEW FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5 PC PLACESETTING NEW $84.99 1d 6h 42m
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 1d 23h 3m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 1d 23h 33m
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 2d 2h 46m
Fiesta Ware Retired  SAPPHIRE  Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass Fiesta Ware Retired SAPPHIRE Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass $20.99 2d 10h
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $45.00 3d 3h 40m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer HLC 18 oz Retired Fiesta Blue Soup Mug Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer HLC 18 oz Retired Fiesta Blue Soup Mug $53.00 4d 7h 30m
Fiesta® Ware  7 1/4 Fiesta® Ware 7 1/4" Salad Plates Paprika Marigold Juniper Sapphire (Qty 4) $48.00 4d 16h 43m
Fiesta Sapphire BROKEN cups 2 Fiesta Sapphire BROKEN cups 2 0 $5.99 4d 23h 12m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, New No Tags $22.49 4d 23h 47m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $44.99 4d 23h 47m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Limited Blue Soup Mug Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Limited Blue Soup Mug $39.00 5d 2h 35m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $35.00 5d 3h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 5d 22h 53m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 5d 23h 29m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $99.95 6d 4h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 6d 4h 39m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 6d 4h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 6d 4h 53m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 6d 5h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitche Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitche $99.95 6d 7h 54m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 6d 9h 44m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $32.00 8d 4h 17m
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 8d 4h 56m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 8d 10h 17m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 9d 3h 9m
HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE CUP AND SAUCER RARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE CUP AND SAUCER RARE $40.00 9d 7h 30m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE NEW IN BOX FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE NEW IN BOX $159.94 9d 22h 44m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 10d 5h 9m
Fiesta JUMBO MUG/CUP AND JUMBO SAUCER -Never Used -2nd -Retired Color- SAPPHIRE Fiesta JUMBO MUG/CUP AND JUMBO SAUCER -Never Used -2nd -Retired Color- SAPPHIRE $45.00 11d 15m
Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired $91.20 12d 22h 1m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 13d 23h 10m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 14d 1h 52m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe $45.50 14d 9h 15m
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 14d 12h 20m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 15d 3h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tea Cups & Saucers 1996 Limited ED Set Of 4 Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tea Cups & Saucers 1996 Limited ED Set Of 4 Fiestaware $109.99 15d 22h 7m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 17d 2h 57m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW $12.00 17d 3h 24m
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 17d 4h 39m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 17d 4h 49m
Fiestaware Disc Pitcher and four Juice Tumblers  mint condition Sapphire color  Fiestaware Disc Pitcher and four Juice Tumblers  mint condition Sapphire color  $90.00 17d 7h 7m
RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10 RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE - MINT IN BOX, HARD TO FIND! $250.00 17d 8h 46m
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 18d 6h 29m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 18d 9h 25m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 18d 9h 27m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" Bowl ~ $19.99 18d 10h 24m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 19d 4h 40m
Fiesta ONE (1) QT. LARGE Serving Bowl  8 1/4 Fiesta ONE (1) QT. LARGE Serving Bowl 8 1/4" - Retired Color - 2nd - SAPPHIRE $35.00 20d 5h 41m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher $85.00 20d 8h 4m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 20d 9h 13m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 21d 7h 21m
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 21d 9h 56m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $40.49 22d 4h 13m
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 22d 7h 48m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector $129.99 22d 8h
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 22d 8h 3m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S $29.99 24d 12h 2m
Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Cake Plate Serving Tray Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Cake Plate Serving Tray $125.00 25d 4h 40m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $79.19 28d 6h 11m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 28d 12h 42m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 29d 3m
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 29d 4h 7m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - "60th ANNIVERSARY" - SAPPHIRE $65.00 29d 21h 1m

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