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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 Carafe and Tumbler Set  (New In Box)  Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set (New In Box) Fiestaware $149.99 8h 9m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Retired Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Retired 10 $53.00 11h 8m
Fiesta Sapphire Limited Production Color Soup Cereal Bowl – 1996 Factory 1st Fiesta Sapphire Limited Production Color Soup Cereal Bowl – 1996 Factory 1st $35.00 11h 12m
Fiesta Sapphire Limited Production Color Dinner Plate – Factory 1st From 1996 Fiesta Sapphire Limited Production Color Dinner Plate – Factory 1st From 1996 $69.00 11h 16m
Fiestaware -sapphire- 60th Anniversary Beverage Set---disc pitcher (monogramed)  Fiestaware -sapphire- 60th Anniversary Beverage Set---disc pitcher (monogramed)  1 $50.00 1d 6h 22m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 2d 2h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl $29.99 2d 11h 58m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 3d 5h 53m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE MEDIUM VASE VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION IN 1996 w/FACTORY BOX FIESTA SAPPHIRE MEDIUM VASE VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION IN 1996 w/FACTORY BOX $165.00 4d 9h 7m
Fiesta Sapphire TUMBLER Fiesta Sapphire TUMBLER 0 $13.00 4d 11h 34m
Fiestaware Sapphire 96-97 Fiestaware Sapphire 96-97 $125.00 4d 15h 48m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW blank $39.99 5d 2h 46m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting NEW Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting NEW $149.99 5d 5h 19m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 6d 3h 49m
Fiestaware Sapphire Clock Dancing Lady NIB Fiestaware Sapphire Clock Dancing Lady NIB $130.00 6d 10h 7m
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 $70.00 6d 12h 23m
Fiestaware Sapphire Serving Bowl NIB Fiestaware Sapphire Serving Bowl NIB $69.99 7d 9h 47m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE nib $169.99 8d 5h 10m
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 8d 6h 33m
Fiesta Sapphire Limited Ed. 5-Pc. Place Setting - Factory 1st From 1996 Fiesta Sapphire Limited Ed. 5-Pc. Place Setting - Factory 1st From 1996 $125.00 8d 10h 23m
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 8d 13h 11m
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 12d 6h 50m
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 12d 7h 2m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 12d 10h 26m
1997, Fiesta, Dept. Store Exclusive SAPPHIRE 6 oz. Cup, 5-7/8 1997, Fiesta, Dept. Store Exclusive SAPPHIRE 6 oz. Cup, 5-7/8" Saucer, Date: LLB $32.38 13d 4h 4m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 13d 7h 3m
Fiesta JUMBO MUG & SAUCER, Sapphire Fiesta JUMBO MUG & SAUCER, Sapphire $47.50 16d 11h 30m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 18d 11h 31m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 19d 9h 59m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 20d 11h 49m
FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Vase New Original Box Retired // Outstanding!! FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Vase New Original Box Retired // Outstanding!! $185.00 20d 12h 23m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 21d 4h 13m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $35.99 21d 12h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $37.99 21d 14h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $84.95 21d 14h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $43.99 21d 16h 24m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer $31.47 22d 6h 1m
Fiesta Sapphire Soup / Cereal Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Soup / Cereal Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) $17.47 22d 6h 5m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta 60th Anniversary 1936 - 1996 Sapphire Blue Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiesta 60th Anniversary 1936 - 1996 Sapphire Blue Pitcher $65.00 23d 1h 41m
Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler (Discontinued)(LAST ONE) Fiesta Sapphire Tumbler (Discontinued)(LAST ONE) $25.00 23d 3h 36m
Sapphire Tea Cup Saucer Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup Saucer Fiestaware $10.00 23d 6h 58m
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 23d 9h 52m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 25d 6h 52m
Fiesta 60th Anniv Sapphire Juice Tumbler Retired Color Bloomingdale's Exclusive Fiesta 60th Anniv Sapphire Juice Tumbler Retired Color Bloomingdale's Exclusive $17.95 25d 8h 22m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 25d 8h 32m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire, Blue, New No Tags $22.49 25d 14h 21m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 27d 6h 2m
FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL sapphire blue NEW FIESTA LARGE 1 QUART SERVING BOWL sapphire blue NEW $39.99 27d 6h 16m
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 27d 6h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Retired Limited Edition Color Disc Pitcher 60th Anniversary Fiesta Sapphire Retired Limited Edition Color Disc Pitcher 60th Anniversary $65.00 27d 8h 54m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 27d 9h 28m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue retired Mug And Teacup With Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Sapphire Blue retired Mug And Teacup With Saucer Homer Laughlin $20.00 27d 10h 27m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 28d 9h 33m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 28d 9h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 29d 14h 20m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 29d 14h 38m
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 $129.95 30d 9h 18m

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