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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 LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 12h 36m
Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes $17.00 20h 27m
Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes $17.00 20h 27m
Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes Rare HLC Fiesta Sapphire Blue Bowls CHOICE of two sizes $29.00 20h 27m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $44.99 1d 3h 35m
Fiesta Sapphire Limited Edition Dinnerware 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST Fiesta Sapphire Limited Edition Dinnerware 12” Serving Tray – Factory 1ST $89.00 2d 7h 49m
Fiesta Sapphire Lt. Ed. Dinnerware  5 - Piece Place setting - Factory 1ST Fiesta Sapphire Lt. Ed. Dinnerware 5 - Piece Place setting - Factory 1ST $129.00 2d 7h 51m
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 2d 8h 2m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 2d 11h 26m
Fiesta Rare 60th Ann. Large Disc Pitcher And Tumbler Set - Sapphire - Limited Ed Fiesta Rare 60th Ann. Large Disc Pitcher And Tumbler Set - Sapphire - Limited Ed $85.00 2d 13h 46m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 3d 8h 3m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 4d 10h 44m
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 6d 14h 43m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $87.99 7d 13h 12m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 8d 12h 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 9d 11h
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $129.99 10d 12h 50m
FIESTA H.L.C. SAPPHIRE BLUE CARAFE WATER JUG 90's FIESTAWARE EX. COND. FIESTA H.L.C. SAPPHIRE BLUE CARAFE WATER JUG 90's FIESTAWARE EX. COND. $56.74 10d 13h 2m
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 10d 13h 19m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 11d 5h 13m
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 $175.00 11d 8h 51m
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 12d 10h 49m
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 13d 10h 52m
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 15d 5h 58m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 15d 7h 52m
Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 15d 8h 24m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $39.99 15d 9h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $89.95 15d 9h 15m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $37.99 15d 9h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 15d 9h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $43.99 15d 9h 33m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 15d 12h 21m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire, Blue, New No Tags $24.99 15d 15h 21m
Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, new never used Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, new never used $87.99 16d 4h 20m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 17d 7h 2m
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 17d 7h 30m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 17d 8h 36m
Fiestaware Creamer and Sugar Figure 8 Tray - RETIRED..Sapphire ? just tray Fiestaware Creamer and Sugar Figure 8 Tray - RETIRED..Sapphire ? just tray $21.99 17d 8h 37m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 18d 15h 38m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 18d 15h 38m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher  Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher  $39.00 19d 9h 42m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $49.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $28.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $39.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $69.00 19d 10h 11m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 20d 6h 32m
Fiesta Odd Lot 5 Napkin Rings Holders Periwinkle Rose Painted Juniper Fiesta Odd Lot 5 Napkin Rings Holders Periwinkle Rose Painted Juniper $24.00 21d 4h 4m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 21d 6h 57m
Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set  (New In Box)  Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set (New In Box) Fiestaware $149.99 21d 9h 9m
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 17h 43m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 23d 2h 33m
Fiesta Ware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Ware Sapphire Dinner Plate $25.00 23d 3h 39m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 23d 3h 44m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 24d 6h 54m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 25d 3h 13m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 25d 3h 13m
RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10 RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE - MINT IN BOX, HARD TO FIND! $250.00 25d 12h 9m
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 $98.99 25d 23h 40m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $30.40 26d 7h 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 26d 12h 48m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 26d 13h 7m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 26d 23h 30m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $54.99 27d 4h 50m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 27d 8h 12m
Fiestaware Sapphire Saucer -set of 2 - Retired Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Saucer -set of 2 - Retired Fiesta $16.00 27d 14h 10m
Fiesta Sapphire Serving Tray (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Serving Tray (Rare and Discontinued) $70.00 27d 19h 56m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 29d 5h 15m
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 29d 14h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 30d 20h 27m
Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE $40.00 30d 22h 57m
Fiesta® Tumbler, SAPPHIRE Fiesta® Tumbler, SAPPHIRE $20.00

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