Royston turquoise comes from the Royston mining area near Tonapah, Nevada. The Ottesons have been mining turquoise here since Lynn Otteson began mining turquoise in 1958. The Royston turquoise mined here is known world wide for the beautiful colors that range from a baby blue to dark green. Sometimes the colors even run together to create spectacular color contrasts, making Royston turquoise some of the most beautiful turquoise out there.
Parts of the Royston turquoise mines are owned by the Otteson family and have been mined by their family for decades. The stones produced here are the most affordable available. If you are on a tight budget, but still searching for beautiful turquoise, Royston turquoise is the place to start.