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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 Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $35.24 38m
Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 $18.00 1h 56m
Fiesta Sapphire Disc Disk Pitcher Jug Set Limited NWT Bloomingdales 5 Tumblers Fiesta Sapphire Disc Disk Pitcher Jug Set Limited NWT Bloomingdales 5 Tumblers $89.99 4h
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire #116 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire #116 9 5/8" Mint in original box. 11 $82.00 6h 35m
NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER  HOMER LAUGHLIN NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER HOMER LAUGHLIN $29.99 8h 26m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue $26.99 13h 1m
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 $59.99 23h 50m
Vintage Retired Fiesta Sapphire Blue 5-piece Place Setting Original Box NEW MINT Vintage Retired Fiesta Sapphire Blue 5-piece Place Setting Original Box NEW MINT $98.95 1d 3m
Fiesta Ware SAPPHIRE HOSTESS TRAY...NOP..RARE...HTF.. Fiesta Ware SAPPHIRE HOSTESS TRAY...NOP..RARE...HTF.. $850.00 1d 1h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $43.99 1d 10h 48m
3 Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 6 3 Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 6" teacup SAUCER (s) ONLY Gorgeous $13.95 1d 18h 48m
RETIRED CONTEMPORARY FIESTA SAPPHIRE CUP AN SAUCER RETIRED CONTEMPORARY FIESTA SAPPHIRE CUP AN SAUCER $18.00 2d 43m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice $26.09 2d 3h 31m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $123.95 2d 6h 30m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $47.99 2d 23h 27m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 3d 16m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 3d 1h 11m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5PC PLACESETTING USED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5PC PLACESETTING USED $74.99 3d 3h 40m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 3d 5h 2m
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 3d 6h 32m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue 0 $35.00 3d 7h 32m
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 4d 3h 34m
Retired/Rare Sapphire Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher Retired/Rare Sapphire Fiesta Large Disc Pitcher $79.00 5d 10h 37m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW $24.99 6d 1h 56m
ONE FIESTA WARE  SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA ONE FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA $16.95 6d 4h 35m
Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 3 Piece Place Setting Gorgeous & Gently Used !! Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 3 Piece Place Setting Gorgeous & Gently Used !! $68.50 6d 9h 56m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice $115.19 7d 7h 9m
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 7d 7h 9m
Fiesta First Quality Sapphire Blue 1996 60th Anniversary 7 ounce Tumbler Fiesta First Quality Sapphire Blue 1996 60th Anniversary 7 ounce Tumbler $13.00 8d 9h 31m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 8d 11h 8m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item $39.99 10d 15m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 10d 9h 57m
Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4 Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4" - New Never Used - Retired color - SAPPHIRE $20.00 10d 19h 47m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 11d 8h 36m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $47.69 11d 8h 36m
NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j $20.00 12d 3h 8m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 $24.99 12d 8h 46m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 12d 9h 23m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 12d 22h 10m
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 $59.99 12d 23h 7m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 13d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 14d 10h 54m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 14d 10h 54m
sapphire fiestaware 4 piece set sapphire fiestaware 4 piece set $60.00 15d 9h 23m
 Retired  Fiesta Sapphire Blue Jumbo Saucer 1st Quality Retired Fiesta Sapphire Blue Jumbo Saucer 1st Quality $21.99 15d 22h 37m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $20.69 15d 23h 21m
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 16d 15h 33m
Fiesta Dinnerware Sapphire Carafe Retired ~Sapphire~ 60 oz  Pitcher Fiesta Dinnerware Sapphire Carafe Retired ~Sapphire~ 60 oz Pitcher $75.00 17d 5h 46m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $44.99 18d 12h 33m
Fiesta Napkin Dispenser- Exclusive Bloomingdale's Sapphire Color- Mint unopened Fiesta Napkin Dispenser- Exclusive Bloomingdale's Sapphire Color- Mint unopened $44.95 19d 1h 28m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 20d 3h 14m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue $40.49 20d 11h 32m
Fiesta Carafe Retired Sapphire NIB 60 ounce Fiestaware 317.16 Fiesta Carafe Retired Sapphire NIB 60 ounce Fiestaware 317.16 $85.00 21d 2h 26m
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 21d 7h 5m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher 76-77 Retired EC Gorgeous Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher 76-77 Retired EC Gorgeous $80.00 21d 23h 19m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $85.00 22d 9h 34m
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 23d 2h 3m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE  Tumbler 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $23.58 23d 2h 39m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $49.40 23d 2h 44m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $65.00 23d 10h 14m
Fiesta fiestaware carafe pitcher in sapphire Fiesta fiestaware carafe pitcher in sapphire $69.95 24d 6h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $59.99 24d 20h 24m
Fiesta Retired SAPPHIRE 5-Piece Place Setting w/ Box ~ Fiesta Retired SAPPHIRE 5-Piece Place Setting w/ Box ~ $139.99 25d 9h 19m
Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8 Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8" MINT $159.00 25d 9h 50m
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 25d 10h 7m
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 25d 10h 9m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $18.99 25d 10h 10m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7" Bowl ~ $29.99 25d 10h 11m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $15.00 25d 10h 20m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting Mint with Box Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting Mint with Box $139.00 25d 10h 35m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, retired, limited production Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, retired, limited production $69.00 25d 10h 45m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Large Vegetable Serving Bowl 8.5 Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Large Vegetable Serving Bowl 8.5" $39.00 25d 11h 2m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new first quality Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new first quality $39.00 25d 11h 14m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new second quality Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 inch, new second quality $8.99 25d 11h 26m
Fiesta Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Cereal Bowl 7 Fiesta Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Cereal Bowl 7" New $19.00 25d 11h 52m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $29.00 25d 12h 2m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE TEA CUP BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $9.00 25d 12h 9m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue  5-Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue 5-Piece Place Setting $87.99 26d 2h 50m
Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 $140.00 26d 3h 48m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher retired Rare Limited EDition NIB 60 Oz Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher retired Rare Limited EDition NIB 60 Oz $56.77 27d 2h 49m
Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Sapphire 7 Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Sapphire 7" Medium Place Setting Bowl $25.00 29d 46m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 29d 1h 5m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 29d 6h 6m

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