Royston Arizona Turquoise Cabochons
Turquoise from the Royston mine in Nevada is natural Nevada Turquoise at its finest. Royston Turquoise comes from the Royston mining district located near Tonapah, Nevada. Royston Turquoise, originally consisted of four old Turquoise claims, which include Bunker Hill, Easter Blue, Oscar Wehrend, and Royal Blue. Lynn Otteson moved to Tonopah to mine Royston Turquoise in 1958 and the family has been Turquoise Miners ever since. Royston Turquoise in known world wide for having a wide range of Turquoise colors from a beautiful soft blue to emerald greens. The color often runs together in the same rock which creates some of the most spectacular Turquoise stones on earth.
Today the Royston mining district is primarily controlled by the Otteson family. Dean and Danny Otteson, (brothers) mine what is now known as Royston Turquoise. Once the Turquoise is out of the ground, it is processed, sorted for quality and carefully allocated to the proper markets.
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