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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 carafe Bloomingdale's exclusive - Sapphire Fiesta carafe Bloomingdale's exclusive - Sapphire $75.00 3h 57m
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 $128.99 6h 23m
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 9h 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 $19.99 11h 49m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE  Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 - Tumbler - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item $19.99 1d 3h 36m
Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 Fiesta Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiestaware 616.67 $140.00 1d 5h 29m
Fiesta sapphire large oval platter retired Fiesta sapphire large oval platter retired $35.00 2d 3h 43m
Fiesta 7 Fiesta 7" cereal bowl sapphire retired $24.00 2d 4h 7m
Fiesta 7 Fiesta 7" plate sapphire retired $15.00 2d 4h 10m
Fiesta sapphire large oval platter retired Fiesta sapphire large oval platter retired $30.00 2d 4h 29m
FIESTA-13 5/8 FIESTA-13 5/8" OVAL PLATTER-SAPPHIRE BLUE-NICE & HARD TO FIND 0 $14.99 2d 4h 44m
Fiesta sapphire dinner plate retired Fiesta sapphire dinner plate retired $30.00 2d 5h 8m
Fiesta sapphire cup and saucer retired Fiesta sapphire cup and saucer retired $20.00 2d 7h 12m
Fiesta Sapphire Tea Cup Saucer Plate FiestaWare #2 Fiesta Sapphire Tea Cup Saucer Plate FiestaWare #2 $4.99 2d 7h 24m
Fiesta sapphire carafe retired Fiesta sapphire carafe retired $70.00 2d 8h 52m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ 0 $16.99 2d 12h 5m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE Blue 7" Bowl ~ 0 $28.99 2d 12h 8m
FIESTA FIestaware Sapphire RARE Napkin Holder NIB Bloomies Exclusive FIESTA FIestaware Sapphire RARE Napkin Holder NIB Bloomies Exclusive 0 $12.99 2d 23h 45m
Contemporary Fiesta Mate Sapphire Blue Fiestaware Jumbo Saucer NEW 1st Qual Contemporary Fiesta Mate Sapphire Blue Fiestaware Jumbo Saucer NEW 1st Qual $12.00 2d 23h 51m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $75.00 3d 3h 30m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 3d 8h 14m
Fiesta First Quality Sapphire Blue 1996 60th Anniversary 7 ounce Tumbler Fiesta First Quality Sapphire Blue 1996 60th Anniversary 7 ounce Tumbler $15.00 3d 11h 13m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup & Saucer - Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $35.00 3d 11h 13m
Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Flower Vase 9 5/8 Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Flower Vase 9 5/8" $154.00 3d 13h 56m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 4d 2h 45m
Fiesta 5 piece place setting Sapphire Fiesta , With large Vegetable bowel Fiesta 5 piece place setting Sapphire Fiesta , With large Vegetable bowel $60.00 4d 6h 42m
Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting in Sapphire - Retired Fiesta 5 Piece Place Setting in Sapphire - Retired $110.00 4d 11h 15m
Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler Fiestaware 616.83 $18.00 5d 3h 37m
NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER  HOMER LAUGHLIN NEW RETIRED FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE OVAL SERVING PLATTER HOMER LAUGHLIN $29.99 5d 10h 7m
RETIRED SAPPHIRE FIESTA ROUND VEGETABLE RETIRED SAPPHIRE FIESTA ROUND VEGETABLE $24.00 5d 10h 32m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 piece place setting  Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 piece place setting $100.00 5d 10h 53m
Sapphire Fiesta Round Large Vegetable Bowl Serving Dish HLC Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Fiesta Round Large Vegetable Bowl Serving Dish HLC Fiestaware Retired 0 $9.99 5d 10h 59m
Sapphire Fiesta Soup Bowl HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! Sapphire Fiesta Soup Bowl HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! 0 $7.99 5d 12h 46m
Sapphire Fiesta Soup Bowl HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! Sapphire Fiesta Soup Bowl HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! 0 $7.99 5d 13h 17m
Sapphire Fiesta Salad Plate HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! 7.25 Sapphire Fiesta Salad Plate HLC Fiestaware - Rare Beautiful Retired Color! 7.25" 0 $6.99 5d 14h 17m
Set 3 Sapphire Fiesta 7.25 Set 3 Sapphire Fiesta 7.25" Salad Plates BROKEN - Great for art project, mosaic 0 $5.99 5d 14h 41m
 Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used 1 $9.99 5d 17h 41m
 Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used 0 $9.99 5d 17h 42m
 Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used Fiesta Sapphire Dinner Plate HLC Fiestaware Limited Run Color New Never Used 0 $9.99 5d 17h 43m
SAPPHIRE FIESTA LARGE DISK PITCHER--NEW IN BOX!!! SAPPHIRE FIESTA LARGE DISK PITCHER--NEW IN BOX!!! 3 $25.26 6d 3h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $43.99 6d 11h 47m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup & Saucer, Retired Sapphire blue, Nice $26.09 7d 3h 47m
Extremely Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 12 Extremely Rare SAPPHIRE Fiesta Fiestaware 12" Handled Cake Tray Gorgeous 1st Q ! $129.50 7d 4h 25m
Fiesta Fiestaware Retired 1997 Sapphire Large Water Disk Pitcher UNUSED Fiesta Fiestaware Retired 1997 Sapphire Large Water Disk Pitcher UNUSED $64.95 7d 4h 35m
Fiesta Fiestaware Retired 1997 Sapphire Large Teapot UNUSED MINT Fiesta Fiestaware Retired 1997 Sapphire Large Teapot UNUSED MINT $75.00 7d 6h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $123.95 7d 6h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $47.99 8d 28m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 8d 1h 57m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 8d 6h 42m
RETIRED SAPPHIRE FIESTA TUMBLERS RETIRED SAPPHIRE FIESTA TUMBLERS $17.00 8d 10h 35m
RETIRED CONTEMPORARY FIESTA SAPPHIRE CUP AN SAUCER RETIRED CONTEMPORARY FIESTA SAPPHIRE CUP AN SAUCER $18.00 8d 10h 38m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE NAPPY BOWL NEW $27.99 8d 14h 11m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup $18.99 10d 6h 36m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice $115.19 12d 4h 12m
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 12d 4h 22m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item $39.99 13d 3h 57m
Fiesta 60th Anniversary Pitcher and 4 Tumblers - Sapphire HTF Fiesta 60th Anniversary Pitcher and 4 Tumblers - Sapphire HTF $120.00 13d 8h 27m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $14.39 13d 9h 54m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 13d 9h 54m
Fiesta Flatware 5 Piece Place Setting SAPPHIRE MIB Fiesta Flatware 5 Piece Place Setting SAPPHIRE MIB $32.99 14d 11h 42m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 16d 8h 58m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $47.69 16d 8h 58m
NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j NEW*Fiestaware*Fiesta Ware* Sapphire Blue Tumbler*16304j $20.00 17d 4h 49m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Blue Saucer - Set Of 2 $24.99 17d 10h 27m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 17d 11h 3m
Fiestaware  RETIRED SAPPHIRE TEA CUP & TWO SAUCERS Fiestaware RETIRED SAPPHIRE TEA CUP & TWO SAUCERS $20.00 17d 11h 30m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 17d 15h 22m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 18d 4h 30m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 18d 4h 48m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 18d 4h 50m
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 21d 17h 13m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 ounce, Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Sapphire blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Medium 19 ounce, Serving Bowl, Soup, Cereal, Sapphire blue $29.69 22d 13h 43m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996 1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $44.99 23d 14h 13m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue  5-Piece Place Setting HLC Fiestaware With Box Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue 5-Piece Place Setting HLC Fiestaware With Box $125.00 24d 7h 24m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $32.89 25d 2h 10m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 25d 4h 54m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Retired Sapphire blue $40.49 25d 5h 58m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Salad Plate, Retired Sapphire Blue $15.29 25d 5h 58m
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 26d 8h 46m
ONE FIESTA WARE  SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA ONE FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA $15.95 26d 10h 31m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $76.50 27d 11h 14m
Fiesta Fiestaware REtired SAPPHIRE Jumbo Mug & saucer Never Used Fiesta Fiestaware REtired SAPPHIRE Jumbo Mug & saucer Never Used $48.99 28d 23h 37m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $59.99 29d 21h 14m

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