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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 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 8h 16m
Fiesta Ware Retired  SAPPHIRE  Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass Fiesta Ware Retired SAPPHIRE Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass $20.99 1d 3h 12m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 1d 9h 10m
Rare~1996~FIESTA Medium VASE~Discontinued SAPPHIRE BLUE~9 3/4 Rare~1996~FIESTA Medium VASE~Discontinued SAPPHIRE BLUE~9 3/4"~MINT~ORIGINAL BOX $225.00 1d 14h 42m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 2d 10h 43m
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 2d 13h
Fiestaware cup and saucer sapphire blue retired color  Fiestaware cup and saucer sapphire blue retired color  0 $25.00 2d 15h 56m
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 3d 8h 5m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $30.00 3d 9h 9m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) SET OF 4 6 Oz Tumblers NIB FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) SET OF 4 6 Oz Tumblers NIB $56.50 3d 15h 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 4d 4h 59m
RETIRED FIESTA SAPPHIRE 8 PLACE SETTINGS OF 5 PIECES (40 TOTAL PIECES)  RETIRED FIESTA SAPPHIRE 8 PLACE SETTINGS OF 5 PIECES (40 TOTAL PIECES)  0 $499.99 4d 9h 55m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 4d 9h 59m
Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 4d 10h 31m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 4d 11h 22m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $94.95 4d 11h 23m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $37.99 4d 11h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 4d 11h 40m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 4d 11h 40m
FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FIESTA LIMITED EDITION SAPPHIRE BLUE CUP & SAUCER IN EXCELLENT CONDITION 0 $14.50 4d 12h 12m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Tumbers (4) - Limited Edition, Excellent Condition Fiestaware Sapphire Blue Tumbers (4) - Limited Edition, Excellent Condition 0 $47.00 4d 12h 26m
FIESTA <>  Go Along Jumbo Coffee / Soup Cup <> Limited Edition Sapphire FIESTA <> Go Along Jumbo Coffee / Soup Cup <> Limited Edition Sapphire 0 $16.00 4d 12h 29m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 4d 14h 29m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 4d 15h 14m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, New No Tags $22.49 4d 17h 29m
Fiesta Sapphire 20 piece place setting NIB Retired Limited Production Fiesta Sapphire 20 piece place setting NIB Retired Limited Production $600.00 5d 7h 31m
Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Saucers (4) Retired Limited Production Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Saucers (4) Retired Limited Production $100.00 5d 7h 31m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $30.40 6d 17h 6m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 6d 17h 45m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 6d 17h 46m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 7d 8h 39m
HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE CUP AND SAUCER RARE HOMER LAUGHLIN SAPPHIRE CUP AND SAUCER RARE $40.00 8d 11h 3m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set $145.00 9d 14h 55m
Fiesta Odd Lot 5 Napkin Rings Holders Periwinkle Rose Painted Juniper Fiesta Odd Lot 5 Napkin Rings Holders Periwinkle Rose Painted Juniper $30.00 10d 6h 11m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 10d 9h 5m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 12d 4h 40m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 12d 7h 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 $35.00 12d 17h 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 13d 9h 1m
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 14d 3h 38m
Fiesta Saucer SAPPHIRE Beautiful Fiesta Saucer SAPPHIRE Beautiful $12.00 14d 5h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 15d 1h 38m
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 15d 10h 9m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 15d 10h 19m
RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10 RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE - MINT IN BOX, HARD TO FIND! $250.00 15d 14h 16m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 15d 18h 33m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 15d 18h 33m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 16d 6h 57m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 17d 10h 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 18d 13h 34m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 18d 14h 44m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 18d 17h 27m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 19d 12h 51m
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 19d 15h 26m
DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2 DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2" $49.99 20d 9h 30m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 20d 13h 33m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $40.49 21d 5h 42m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" Bowl ~ $24.99 21d 15h 44m
Fiesta Dinnerware Limited Edition Sapphire 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST Fiesta Dinnerware Limited Edition Sapphire 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST $99.00 23d 9h 56m
Fiesta Dinnerware Lt. Ed. Sapphire 5 - Piece Place setting - Factory 1ST Fiesta Dinnerware Lt. Ed. Sapphire 5 - Piece Place setting - Factory 1ST $139.00 23d 9h 58m
Fiesta Dinnerware Limited Edition Sapphire Medium Vase – Factory 1ST Fiesta Dinnerware Limited Edition Sapphire Medium Vase – Factory 1ST $149.00 23d 10h 2m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Water Jug with 4 Tumblers NIB Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Water Jug with 4 Tumblers NIB $119.95 23d 23h 37m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $79.19 26d 15h 19m
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 9h 38m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 27d 14h 38m
HLC Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer- Excellent Condition HLC Fiesta Sapphire Jumbo Mug and Saucer- Excellent Condition $25.00 28d 12h 6m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 28d 13h 7m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Water Jug NIB Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Pitcher Water Jug NIB $84.96 28d 13h 39m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 29d 14h 57m

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