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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 1st Quality  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumbler 1st Quality Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $19.88 11h 7m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2  Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive Fiesta SAPPHIRE Tumblers Set Of 2 Discontinued Bloomingdales Exclusive $41.62 11h 8m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $49.99 1d 9h 49m
Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8 Fiesta® Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Flared Vase 9 5/8" MINT $159.00 1d 21h 25m
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 1d 21h 44m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Saucer 6.75 inch Mint, never used $15.00 1d 21h 55m
FIESTA -   SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR FIESTA - SAPPHIRE DISK PITCHER & 4 JUICE TUMBLERS - NEVER USED - RETIRED COLOR $99.99 1d 23h 11m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER  BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION FIESTA FIESTAWARE SAPPHIRE CUP & SAUCER BLOOMINGDALE'S LIMITED EDITION $19.00 1d 23h 38m
FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Blue Dinner Plate, limited production, excellent cond FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Blue Dinner Plate, limited production, excellent cond 1 $38.00 2d 52m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiesta Blue 61667 Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired HTF Fiesta Blue 61667 $95.00 2d 15h 24m
FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE BLUE MEDIUM VASE RARE $199.99 3d 18h 49m
Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Homer Laughlin Excellent!!! Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Homer Laughlin Excellent!!! 0 $40.00 3d 21h 48m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $59.99 3d 22h 13m
Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Cereal Bowl Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Cereal Bowl 0 $24.99 3d 22h 47m
Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Salad or Dessert Plate Fiestaware Fiesta Ware 1990's Sapphire Blue Salad or Dessert Plate 0 $16.99 3d 22h 50m
4 Old Fiesta  Sapphire Blue Tea Cup and Saucer Homer Laughlin China Co. 4 Old Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tea Cup and Saucer Homer Laughlin China Co. $12.00 4d 9h 30m
Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware Fiesta Mate Sapphire Jumbo Mug Retired Limited Edition Color Fiestaware $24.00 5d 22h 59m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher .Rare with 4 tumblers. Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher .Rare with 4 tumblers. $199.00 6d 12h 4m
Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 Fiestaware Retired Sapphire Tumbler Fiesta Blue retired design cup 61683 $18.00 6d 13h 32m
Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired Blue Tea $29.70 6d 13h 45m
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 6d 16h 13m
Fiesta Serving Bowl Sapphire 8.5 Fiesta Serving Bowl Sapphire 8.5" NIB 0 $20.00 6d 20h 36m
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 7d 14h 12m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz 717 90 Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug with saucer Fiesta Blue soup mug 18 oz 717 90 $50.00 7d 22h 41m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 8d 1h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $119.95 8d 20h 50m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - 7 1/4 Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - 7 1/4" 67 oz. - Retired Color new First- SAPPHIRE $100.00 9d 8h 43m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER -  13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New - Retired Color SAPPHIRE $65.00 9d 8h 45m
 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7 CONTEMPORARY Fiesta WARE LARGE DISC PITCHER 7" Retired SAPPHIRE $85.00 9d 11h 12m
Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug & Saucer Fiesta HLC Large 18 oz Retired Blue Soup $45.00 9d 11h 48m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 9d 11h 52m
Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC Contemporary Fiesta Ware Sapphire Teacup, EUC $19.99 9d 12h 46m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 9d 13h 28m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Retired Blue Dish Set $150.00 9d 15h 56m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, Fiesta, Retired, Limited Blue 60 oz. Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe, Fiesta, Retired, Limited Blue 60 oz. Pitcher 0 $40.00 9d 16h 15m
 FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer  SAPPHIRE BLUE FIESTA WARE jumbo saucer SAPPHIRE BLUE $14.99 9d 16h 38m
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 10d 16h 11m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup FIESTA SAPPHIRE Blue BLOOMINGDALE'S Teacup Tea Cup $18.99 11d 16h 31m
Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4 Fiesta SIDE SALAD PLATE - 7 1/4" - New Never Used - Retired color - SAPPHIRE $20.00 14d 8h 42m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 5 piece Place Setting, Sapphire blue, Nice $115.19 14d 11h 30m
ONE FIESTA WARE  SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA ONE FIESTA WARE SAPPHIRE BLUE COFFEE CUP TEA $12.95 14d 13h 31m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $17.99 15d 10h 33m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Carafe Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Blue Carafe Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $39.99 16d 12m
Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Jumbo Mug + Tea Cup Lot - Fiesta HLC $65.00 16d 11h 16m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 16d 21h 32m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $15.00 17d 15h 15m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter - Retired Sapphire blue - Nice $47.69 18d 11h 8m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 4 piece Place Setting, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 18d 11h 8m
Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers Sapphire Fiesta Ware 60Th Anniversary Water Pitcher (in box) Rare 4Tumblers $200.00 18d 20h 58m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $19.79 19d 13h 18m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 19d 13h 39m
SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25 SALAD PLATE Sapphire HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7.25" $25.99 19d 14h 25m
Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8 Fiesta Sapphire Large 13-5/8" Oval Platter NEW Factory 2nd Retired Color $46.99 20d 10h 49m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE TEA CUP + SAUCER ~ $17.99 20d 21h 19m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE TUMBLERS (2) FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE TUMBLERS (2) $24.00 21d 18h 36m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE Teacup and Saucer $20.00 22d 2m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo  Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE Jumbo Saucer $20.00 22d 2m
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 23d 3h 8m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Teacup, Tea Cup, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $20.69 23d 11h 37m
FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN  FIESTA WARE RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE CLOCK PLATE 10 INCH HOMER LAUGHLIN $75.00 23d 14h 50m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 BLOOMINGDALE'S $44.99 25d 9m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 26d 51m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 26d 14h 50m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug NIB 60 ounce 317 16 Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Water Jug NIB 60 ounce 317 16 $85.00 27d 14h 2m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinner Plate Clock Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinner Plate Clock $38.00 27d 22h 36m
Fiesta Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter Retired Sapphire blue- never used Fiesta Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter Retired Sapphire blue- never used $25.00 28d 13h 44m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta 60th Anniversary Limited Blue $85.00 28d 21h 10m
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 $36.00 29d 14h 20m
Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item Fiesta® SAPPHIRE Post 86 Blank CLOCK PLATE - Discontinued Item $39.99 29d 16h 17m

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