A sparkling pastel yellow color introduced by Heisey to replace the failed Marigold color, Sahara was well received by the public.Sahara was made in a many different patterns with #1401 Empress having the widest assortment of pieces as well as #1404 Old Sandwich, #1405 Ipswich, and #1186 Yeoman. Several stemware lines offered items in Sahara: #3390 Carcassonne, #3381 Creole, and #3380 Old Dominion. Many patterns offered only a few items. Highly sought after patterns in Sahara are, #1447 Rococo, #1425 Victorian and #3404 Spanish, to name just a few. Many rare items can be had in Sahara, but you will search long and hard to find them.
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Photography by Michael Morgan of the Heisey Collectors of Texas