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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, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiestaware, Large Disk Pitcher, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $79.19 10h 25m
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 1d 4h 44m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 1d 9h 45m
Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - Fiesta LARGE DISC PITCHER - Retired Item & Color - "60th ANNIVERSARY" - SAPPHIRE $65.00 1d 21h 38m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 2d 8h 13m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 3d 10h 3m
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 4d 3h 22m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.69 4d 21h 47m
Fiesta Ware Retired  SAPPHIRE  Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass Fiesta Ware Retired SAPPHIRE Blue Juice Tumbler/Drinking Glass $20.99 4d 22h 19m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 5d 4h 16m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $55.00 6d 5h 50m
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 6d 8h 6m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" SALAD DESSERT Plate ~ 0 $15.99 6d 10h 20m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7 Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE 7" Bowl ~ 0 $19.99 6d 10h 22m
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 7d 1h 53m
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 7d 3h 11m
Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB Fiesta SAPPHIRE Stainless Steel 5 Piece Place Setting Flatware Silverware NIB $35.00 7d 4h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 8d 6m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 8d 5h 6m
Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25 Fiestaware Sapphire Salad Plate 7.25" Blue Retired Fiesta $26.00 8d 5h 37m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $43.99 8d 6h 28m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $94.95 8d 6h 29m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $39.99 8d 6h 41m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 8d 6h 46m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $45.99 8d 6h 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 8d 9h 35m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 8d 10h 20m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, New No Tags $22.49 8d 12h 35m
Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta Fiestaware Sapphire Tea Cup & Saucer Set Retired Blue Fiesta $30.40 10d 12h 13m
Fiesta Jumbo Mug And Saucer - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Jumbo Mug And Saucer - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $45.00 10d 12h 50m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 12h 52m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $20.00 10d 12h 52m
Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition Fiesta Tumbler - Sapphire - Retired Color - Limited Edition $25.00 10d 12h 52m
Fiestaware Sapphire Blue 60 oz. Carafe - Retired Color Fiestaware Sapphire Blue 60 oz. Carafe - Retired Color $60.99 10d 14h 48m
Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13 Fiesta LARGE OVAL PLATTER - 13" New Never Used - Retired Color - SAPPHIRE $45.00 11d 3h 46m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting retired Fiesta blue dish set $145.00 13d 10h 2m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 13d 11h 54m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 13d 11h 54m
FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 6 Oz Tumbler Contemporary Homer Laughlin Juice Retired $14.99 14d 4h 11m
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 14d 4h 43m
Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Fiestaware Carafe Pitcher and 4 Tumbler Cups Set Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired $114.00 14d 22h 38m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Yellow $7.95 15d 3h 42m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $89.99 15d 7h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta  SAPPHIRE  10.5 Homer Laughlin Fiesta SAPPHIRE 10.5" Dinner Plate $40.00 15d 23h 47m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW $39.99 16d 2h 29m
Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY Fiesta LARGE sapphire DISC PITCHER Retired color 60th. ANNIVERSARY $75.00 16d 9h 27m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting, retired-never used Fiestaware Sapphire 5 piece place setting, retired-never used $65.00 16d 10h 14m
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 16d 12h 57m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 17d 4h 8m
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 17d 5h 8m
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 17d 22h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 18d 20h 44m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW Fiesta Sapphire Blue Tumbler*****NEW $12.00 19d 4h
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 19d 5h 16m
POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE  -l POST '86 DISCONTINUED SAPPHIRE FIESTA JUMBO MUG/ CHILI BOWL -FIESTAWARE -l $38.00 19d 5h 26m
RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10 RETIRED FIESTA® MEDIUM 10" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE - MINT IN BOX, HARD TO FIND! $250.00 19d 9h 23m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $54.99 20d 2h 3m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 21d 5h 17m
Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Large Disc Pitcher Fiesta Retired Limited Blue Water Pitcher $85.00 22d 8h 40m
Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT  8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive Fiestaware SAPPHIRE LOT 8 Pieces Retired Color Fiesta blue Macys Exclusive $250.00 22d 9h 50m
FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB FIESTA® SAPPHIRE FLATWARE - 5 PC SET - RETIRED COLOR - RETIRED SET - NIB $34.95 22d 12h 33m
HLC Fiesta 13 5/8 HLC Fiesta 13 5/8" Sapphire Oval Platter $30.00 23d 6h 51m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 23d 7h 58m
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 23d 10h 32m
DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2 DINNER PLATE sapphire blue HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 10 1/2" $49.99 24d 4h 37m
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 24d 8h 25m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 24d 8h 40m
Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice Fiestaware, Large Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Sapphire blue, Nice $44.99 25d 49m
Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR Fiestaware LILAC Teacup and Saucer Fiesta Limited Retired COLOR $21.99 27d 4h 50m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Tumblers Set of 4 Fiesta Sapphire Blue Retired Tumblers Set of 4 $55.50 28d 41m
Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting in Original Box Retired Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting in Original Box Retired $150.00 28d 2h 51m

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