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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 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Dish Set $135.00 1h 6m
Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY 0 $75.00 21h 42m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $29.74 23h 17m
Fiestaware Sapphire Platter Large 13.5” 1st Quality Fiestaware Sapphire Platter Large 13.5” 1st Quality $35.99 1d 18h 20m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE $159.99 2d 2h 10m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher $85.00 2d 2h 41m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 2d 3h 50m
Fiestaware Ceramic Sapphire 6 oz. Tumblers Retired Fiesta - Set of 2 - Nr.Mint Fiestaware Ceramic Sapphire 6 oz. Tumblers Retired Fiesta - Set of 2 - Nr.Mint $79.99 2d 19h 53m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 3d 1h 58m
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 3d 4h 33m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $40.49 3d 20h 20m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE 0 $99.99 3d 20h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Saucers (4) Retired Limited Production Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Saucers (4) Retired Limited Production $100.00 3d 21h 3m
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 4d 2h 25m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector Sapphire Blue Fiesta 5pc Place Setting retired Unused Set from Collector $129.99 4d 2h 37m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 4d 2h 40m
FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE 5 piece place setting - RETIRED LIMITED PRODUCTION RARE FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE 5 piece place setting - RETIRED LIMITED PRODUCTION RARE 0 $95.00 4d 5h 6m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Cake Plate Fiesta Hostess Blue Serving Tray Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Cake Plate Fiesta Hostess Blue Serving Tray $145.00 4d 20h 6m
Fiesta Fiestaware Fiesta Fiestaware "COBALT OR SAPPHIRE" CARAFE COLOR RETIRED. BEAUTIFUL PIECE 0 $39.95 5d 3h 51m
new Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING plate CUP SAUCER bowl SAPPHIRE BLUE NOS new Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING plate CUP SAUCER bowl SAPPHIRE BLUE NOS $129.95 6d 52m
Fiestaware Sapphire Cake Plate Serving Tray Fiestaware Sapphire Cake Plate Serving Tray $125.00 6d 23h 16m
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 7d 1h 58m
Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 7d 18h 16m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $33.00 7d 20h 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 9d 8h 35m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 10d 18h 40m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 10d 19h 5m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 10d 19h 5m
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 10d 22h 44m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item  First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER Retired Item First quality SAPPHIRE 60th. ANNIVERSARY $80.00 11d 15h 38m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 12d 2h 14m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 12d 4h 58m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 12d 16h 42m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $32.00 12d 19h 27m
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 13d 17h 40m
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 13d 20h 58m
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 13d 21h 23m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $45.00 14d 22h 17m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE LOT OF 3 BLUE TEA CUP CUPS Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE LOT OF 3 BLUE TEA CUP CUPS $20.00 14d 23h 54m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 15d 23h 50m
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 16d 2h 7m
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 16d 21h 12m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $35.00 16d 22h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 17d 17h 30m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 17d 18h 6m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $99.95 17d 22h 3m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 17d 22h 3m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 17d 22h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 17d 22h 19m
Sapphire Fiesta 4pc Tumbler retired Bloomingdale's MIB Unused from Collector Sapphire Fiesta 4pc Tumbler retired Bloomingdale's MIB Unused from Collector $39.99 17d 23h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 17d 23h 19m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 18d 1h 12m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 18d 4h 21m
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 18d 14h 53m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 20d 21h 46m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 20d 21h 46m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug 60 ounce Retired Item $75.00 20d 22h 50m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Excellent Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Excellent $44.09 21d 23h 6m
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 22d 18h 52m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set $145.00 23d 4h 2m
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 23d 4h 13m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE COFFEE CUP RETIRED, FIRST QUALITY, UNUSED, NO BOX FIESTA SAPPHIRE COFFEE CUP RETIRED, FIRST QUALITY, UNUSED, NO BOX $4.50 24d 2h 39m
HLC Fiesta 13 5/8 HLC Fiesta 13 5/8" Sapphire Oval Platter - Excellent Condition $30.00 25d 3h
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 25d 17h 46m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 25d 20h 29m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Retired Sapphire Carafe $45.50 26d 3h 52m
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 26d 6h 57m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5-Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire 5-Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Limited Blue $125.00 26d 20h 50m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 26d 22h 7m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer 1st Quality Never Used Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer 1st Quality Never Used $35.00 27d 8h 56m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 28d 7h 24m
FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5 PC PLACESETTING NEW FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE 5 PC PLACESETTING NEW $84.99 28d 7h 46m
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 28d 23h 16m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 28d 23h 26m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE $225.00 29d 28m
Fiestware Juice Tumblers mint condition  Sapphire color  Fiestware Juice Tumblers mint condition  Sapphire color  $25.00 29d 1h 44m

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