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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.

Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE 60th Anniversary Disc Pitcher 2615269 $99.95 21h 10m
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 $74.99 23h 59m
CLOCK plate 10 CLOCK plate 10" sapphire blue FIESTA WARE NEW blank $39.99 1d 4h 6m
Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Four 7 Fiesta Retired Sapphire Blue Four 7" Bowls NOS $99.99 1d 4h 7m
SET OF 2 FIESTA WARE 6 OZ JUICE TUMBLERS SAPPHIRE BLUE RETIRED FIESTAWARE CUP SET OF 2 FIESTA WARE 6 OZ JUICE TUMBLERS SAPPHIRE BLUE RETIRED FIESTAWARE CUP $32.00 1d 10h 4m
Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire Fiestaware Tumbler 6 1/2 ounce, Sapphire $20.00 1d 13h 26m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 2615275 $47.99 1d 23h 50m
Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice Fiestaware, drink glass, Juice Tumbler, Fiesta, Sapphire Blue, Very Nice $49.49 2d 5h 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 2d 8h 32m
Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Bloomingdales Fiestaware Sapphire 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Bloomingdales $115.00 2d 13h 49m
Fiesta Ware Sapphire Early 90's Salad Plate 7 Fiesta Ware Sapphire Early 90's Salad Plate 7" Diameter 0 $19.99 2d 14h 41m
Vintage 1990's Sapphire Fiesta Ware Fiestaware Salad Plate 7 1/4 Vintage 1990's Sapphire Fiesta Ware Fiestaware Salad Plate 7 1/4" Diameter 0 $14.99 2d 18h 6m
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 4d 7h 53m
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 4d 14h 31m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Open Carafe 2615277 $99.95 5d 20h 47m
Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE Fiesta® Large Oval Platter, SAPPHIRE $35.00 5d 23h 16m
Fiesta 20 Piece Sapphire Limited and Discontinued 4 Place Settings NIB Fiesta 20 Piece Sapphire Limited and Discontinued 4 Place Settings NIB $600.00 6d 14h 41m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 7" Soup Cereal Bowl Sapphire Fiestaware $37.99 6d 17h 41m
Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10 Pre-Owned Contemporary FIESTA Ware 10" Dinner Plate Sapphire Fiestaware $54.99 6d 17h 41m
Fiesta Sapphire 1996 Limited Edition 12” Cake Plate Serving Tray Factory 1st Fiesta Sapphire 1996 Limited Edition 12” Cake Plate Serving Tray Factory 1st $79.00 8d 8h 8m
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 8d 8h 10m
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 8d 8h 22m
Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8 Sapphire Blue Fiesta 8 3/8" Bowl retired Unused from Collector $39.99 8d 11h 46m
Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup Vintage Bloomingdale's Fiestaware Sapphire Teacup $34.99 9d 8h 23m
RETIRED FIESTA MEDIUM 9.5 RETIRED FIESTA MEDIUM 9.5" SAPPHIRE FLOWER VASE $49.99 10d 20h 30m
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 $69.95 12d 11h 12m
Fiesta JUMBO MUG & SAUCER, Sapphire Fiesta JUMBO MUG & SAUCER, Sapphire $47.50 12d 12h 50m
Fiesta JUMBO MUG, Sapphire Fiesta JUMBO MUG, Sapphire $25.00 12d 12h 58m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $73.00 12d 13h 16m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer ~ $49.99 14d 12h 51m
Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing Fiesta Sapphire - Five Piece Place Setting - Brand New, Unused, Original Packing $170.00 15d 11h 19m
Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice Fiestaware, 4 pc Place Setting, Fiesta, Retired Sapphire Blue, Nice $116.99 16d 13h 9m
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 16d 13h 38m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $75.00 17d 5h 33m
Fiesta Sapphire Carafe & Tumbler Set - Discontinued Color - New In Box Fiesta Sapphire Carafe & Tumbler Set - Discontinued Color - New In Box $99.95 17d 16h 25m
Fiesta Sapphire Disc Pitcher - Discontinued Color Fiesta Sapphire Disc Pitcher - Discontinued Color $79.95 17d 16h 57m
Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer Fiesta RETIRED SAPPHIRE BLUE JUMBO MUG + Saucer $44.95 18d 7h 21m
Fiesta Sapphire Soup / Cereal Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Soup / Cereal Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) $24.95 18d 7h 25m
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 18d 11h 8m
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 19d 11h 12m
VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8 VASE MEDIUM FIESTA sapphire 9 5/8" 1ST QTY $199.99 20d 8h 12m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 1285796 $37.99 20d 9h 34m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 1285790 $84.95 20d 9h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 2155951 $35.99 20d 9h 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 2617268 $19.99 20d 9h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 Homer Laughlin FIESTA SAPPHIRE BLUE (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 1285791 $43.99 20d 9h 53m
Fiestaware, 7 1/4 Fiestaware, 7 1/4" Salad Plate, Fiesta, Sapphire, Blue, New No Tags $22.49 20d 15h 41m
Fiesta Sapphire Medium Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) Fiesta Sapphire Medium Bowl (Rare and Discontinued) $24.00 21d 12h 55m
'96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware '96 Vintage Fiesta SAPPHIRE 5 Piece Flatware Place Setting - Fiestaware $32.00 22d 7h 22m
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 22d 7h 50m
Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Sapphire Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Blue 10.5 inch plate $40.00 22d 8h 55m
Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher Fiestaware Sapphire Carafe Fiesta Blue Retired 60 oz Water Jug Pitcher $55.00 22d 13h 57m
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 18h 9m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $49.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $22.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $28.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $15.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $39.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $29.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE Fiesta Sapphire Blue Dinnerware CHOICE $69.00 24d 10h 30m
Fiesta Ware, Genuine Lg Disk Pitcher, Pottery Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary Fiesta Ware, Genuine Lg Disk Pitcher, Pottery Sapphire Blue, 60th Anniversary $75.00 24d 13h 2m
Fiesta Sapphire tumbler*****MINT Fiesta Sapphire tumbler*****MINT $20.00 25d 6h 32m
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 25d 10h 38m
Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set  (New In Box)  Fiestaware Fiesta Sapphire Carafe and Tumbler Set (New In Box) Fiestaware $134.99 26d 9h 29m
Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib Fiesta 5pc sapphire flatware*** nib $45.99 28d 4h 3m
 Homer Laughlin Fiesta -  mate go along SAPPHIRE  6 3/4 Homer Laughlin Fiesta - mate go along SAPPHIRE 6 3/4" Jumbo Saucer $20.00 29d 7h 13m
Fiesta HLC Sapphire Saucer Retired Color 5-7/8” Fiesta HLC Sapphire Saucer Retired Color 5-7/8” $10.95 29d 7h 16m
FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Vase New Original Box Retired // Outstanding!! FIESTA Fiestaware SAPPHIRE Medium Vase New Original Box Retired // Outstanding!! $185.00 29d 17h 33m

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