In 1997, Fiesta partnered with Bloomingdale’s for a special sapphire color. In 2002, a turquoise onion soup bowl sold for $8,800 on Ebay, according to a New York Times report. Two mixing bowl lids sold for $35,000. At a current exhibition at the West Virginia Culture Center, one raspberry-colored bowl on display is valued at $20,000. The pieces “inspire frenzy,” said The Times.
The ingenious story of how Fiestaware invaded the Baby Boomer kitchen
Stephanie Buck
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A lilac place setting purchased in Santa Fe in the early 80s, and the Bloomingdale’s sapphire setting are my most favored.