This is an exceptional one-of-a-kind Military Green Royston Turquoise Gemstone, hand cut by Bill King of Colorado. It is of a deep military green coloration with golden brown matrix. This Royston Turquoise Gemstone is unique and very attractive in person! It is backed with a colored epoxy, non-metallic, which is standard in American cut cabochons – it cushions the stone. It weighs 26.5 carats, so it is a large stone - it is offered at $3.00 per carat.
Royston Turquoise comes from the Royston mining district located near Tonopah, Nevada. "Royston Turquoise, "originally consisted of four old Turquoise claims: Bunker Hill, Easter Blue, Oscar Wehrend, and Royal Blue. Lynn Otteson moved to Tonopah to mine Royston Turquoise in 1958 and the family have been Turquoise Minors since. Royston Turquoise in known worldwide for having a wide range of Turquoise colors from a beautiful soft blue to emerald greens. The color of Royston Turquoise often runs together in the same rock which creates some of the most spectacular Turquoise stones on earth.
Royston Turquoise is considered the choice of Jewelers in the Southwestern United States. Royston Turquoise Cabochons are highly sought after by Navajo Silversmiths as it has the look! Throughout the ages Turquoise from the Royston district has been highly coveted by jewelers, collectors and the fashion industry as well.
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