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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 Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $73.00 14h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 7 1/2 tall EUC Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 7 1/2 tall EUC $79.95 16h 1m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $79.19 1d 14h 29m
Fiestaware vintage lot Sapphire, Lilac & Chartreuse 49 pieces MINT, RARE !!!!! Fiestaware vintage lot Sapphire, Lilac & Chartreuse 49 pieces MINT, RARE !!!!! 0 $570.00 1d 17h 55m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 2d 13h 49m
 SALAD PLATE sapphire blue NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4 SALAD PLATE sapphire blue NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4" $24.95 3d 6h 26m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 3d 12h 18m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 4d 14h 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 $16.24 4d 14h 36m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 5d 6h 31m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE Pitcher & 4 Tumblers 60th ANNIV- MINT COND -NEW-ORIG BOX FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE Pitcher & 4 Tumblers 60th ANNIV- MINT COND -NEW-ORIG BOX $139.95 5d 10h 9m
13 1.4'' Fiestaware 2 Sapphire Large Oval Serving Platters Serving Plates USA 13 1.4'' Fiestaware 2 Sapphire Large Oval Serving Platters Serving Plates USA $80.00 6d 12h 7m
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 7d 12h 10m
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 9d 7h 15m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 9d 9h 10m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $37.99 9d 10h 32m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $84.95 9d 10h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $35.99 9d 10h 45m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 9d 10h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $43.99 9d 10h 51m
Fiesta 5-PC Dish Set Sapphire Retired Fiesta 5-PC Dish Set Sapphire Retired 0 $99.99 9d 13h 6m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 9d 13h 39m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire, Blue, New No Tags $22.49 9d 16h 39m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 11d 8h 20m
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 11d 8h 48m
Fiestaware Creamer and Sugar Figure 8 Tray - RETIRED..Sapphire ? just tray Fiestaware Creamer and Sugar Figure 8 Tray - RETIRED..Sapphire ? just tray $21.99 11d 9h 55m
Fiesta Sapphire Medium Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Medium Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) $25.00 13d 7h 19m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup & Saucer Sapphire Blue   HLC Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup & Saucer Sapphire Blue HLC $6.99 13d 9h 37m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $49.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $28.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $39.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 13d 11h 28m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $69.00 13d 11h 28m
SAPPHIRE Fiestaware FIESTA Medium Vase NEW in Original Box Retired FREE SHIPPING SAPPHIRE Fiestaware FIESTA Medium Vase NEW in Original Box Retired FREE SHIPPING $195.00 14d 12h 22m
Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set  (New In Box)  Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set (New In Box) Fiestaware $149.99 15d 10h 27m
FIESTA DINNERWARE SAPPHIRE MEDIUM VASE LIMITED PRODUCTION IN 1996 w/FACTORY BOX FIESTA DINNERWARE SAPPHIRE MEDIUM VASE LIMITED PRODUCTION IN 1996 w/FACTORY BOX $175.00 15d 19h 41m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 17d 5h 2m
Fiesta Sapphire 1 Quart Serving Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire 1 Quart Serving Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) $35.00 19d 15h 32m
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 $74.99 20d 58m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $30.40 20d 8h 34m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 20d 14h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 21d 48m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 21d 6h 7m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 21d 9h 30m
Fiesta Ware Cobalt or Sapphire (?) Ring Handle Coffee Mug Cup Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cobalt or Sapphire (?) Ring Handle Coffee Mug Cup Homer Laughlin $12.00 23d 8h 51m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S $32.00 23d 15h 29m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Cup and Saucer - Preowned - Used for Display Only Fiesta SAPPHIRE Cup and Saucer - Preowned - Used for Display Only $22.95 24d 8h 42m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 24d 21h 45m
Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE $40.00 25d 14m
Fiestaware Fiesta 10-1/2 Fiestaware Fiesta 10-1/2" Round Dinner Plate Sapphire Blue (15) $19.99 25d 6h 48m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 25d 13h 54m
Fiesta Sapphire Carafe (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Carafe (Rare and Discontinued) $80.00 25d 16h 47m
Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes $25.00 25d 21h 45m
Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes $25.00 25d 21h 45m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $40.49 26d 4h 53m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 26d 7h 19m
Fiesta Sapphire Limited Edition Dinnerware 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST Fiesta Sapphire Limited Edition Dinnerware 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST $89.00 27d 9h 7m
Fiesta Sapphire Lt. Ed. Dinnerware 5-Pc Place Setting - Factory 1st From 1996 Fiesta Sapphire Lt. Ed. Dinnerware 5-Pc Place Setting - Factory 1st From 1996 $119.00 27d 9h 9m
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 27d 9h 20m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 27d 12h 44m
FIESTA    New-in-Box    60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher + 4 Tumblers    Sapphire FIESTA New-in-Box 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher + 4 Tumblers Sapphire $99.99 27d 14h 12m
HOMER LAUGHLIN sapphire blue FIESTA ware TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER new 1st HOMER LAUGHLIN sapphire blue FIESTA ware TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER new 1st $21.99 28d 7h 31m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 28d 9h 21m
💃Fiestaware 🌹Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate 💃Fiestaware 🌹Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $40.00 30d 9h 35m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 30d 12h 50m

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