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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 RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 4h 15m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - "60th ANNIVERSARY" - SAPPHIRE $65.00 16h 8m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 1d 2h 44m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 2d 4h 33m
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 2d 21h 52m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 3d 16h 17m
Fiesta Ware Retired  SAPPHIRE  Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass Fiesta Ware Retired SAPPHIRE Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass $20.99 3d 16h 49m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 3d 22h 46m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 5d 20m
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 5d 2h 36m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ 0 $15.99 5d 4h 50m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" Bowl ~ 0 $19.99 5d 4h 52m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Tumblers Lot Of Two (4)  Unmarked 6 Oz  Juice Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Tumblers Lot Of Two (4) Unmarked 6 Oz Juice 0 $29.99 5d 20h 23m
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 5d 21h 41m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $35.00 5d 22h 46m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 6d 18h 36m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 6d 23h 36m
Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 7d 7m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 7d 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $94.95 7d 59m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 7d 1h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 7d 1h 17m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 7d 1h 17m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 7d 4h 5m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 7d 4h 50m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, New No Tags $22.49 7d 7h 5m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $30.40 9d 6h 43m
Fiesta Jumbo Mug And Saucer - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Jumbo Mug And Saucer - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $45.00 9d 7h 20m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 9d 7h 22m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $20.00 9d 7h 22m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 9d 7h 22m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue 60 oz. Carafe - Retired Color Fiestaware Sapphire Blue 60 oz. Carafe - Retired Color $60.99 9d 9h 19m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 9d 22h 16m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set $145.00 12d 4h 32m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 12d 6h 24m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 12d 6h 24m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 12d 22h 41m
Fiestaware Sea Mist Green Carafe Fiesta Water Jug Open Carafe 60 oz Retired Fiestaware Sea Mist Green Carafe Fiesta Water Jug Open Carafe 60 oz Retired $65.99 12d 23h 13m
Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired $79.80 13d 17h 8m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow $7.95 13d 22h 12m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $89.99 14d 1h 51m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 14d 18h 17m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 14d 20h 59m
Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY $75.00 15d 3h 57m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting, retired-never used Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting, retired-never used $65.00 15d 4h 44m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997  FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER 1996-1997 FOR BLOOMINGDALE'S $35.00 15d 7h 27m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 15d 22h 38m
Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st.-New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE Fiesta 5 PIECE PLACE SETTING - 1st.-New - with CUP and SAUCER - SAPPHIRE $125.00 15d 23h 38m
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 $109.99 16d 17h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 17d 15h 14m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW $12.00 17d 22h 30m
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 17d 23h 46m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 17d 23h 56m
RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10 RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE - MINT IN BOX, HARD TO FIND! $250.00 18d 3h 53m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $54.99 18d 20h 33m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 19d 23h 47m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher $85.00 21d 3h 10m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 21d 4h 20m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 21d 7h 3m
HLC Fiesta 13 5/8 HLC Fiesta 13 5/8" Sapphire Oval Platter $28.00 22d 1h 21m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 22d 2h 28m
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 22d 5h 2m
DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2 DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2" $49.99 22d 23h 7m
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 23d 2h 55m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 23d 3h 10m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $44.99 23d 19h 19m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.99 25d 23h 20m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Tumblers Set of 4 Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Tumblers Set of 4 $55.50 26d 19h 11m
Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting in Original Box Retired Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting in Original Box Retired $150.00 26d 21h 21m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $79.19 29d 4h 55m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA MEDIUM VASE- NIB -FIESTAWARE $125.00 29d 20h 12m
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 29d 23h 14m

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