Heavy gauge handmade solid sterling silver Royston green / blue turquoise cuff with heavy hand stamped bead and stamping detail adoring the entire cuff. Satin finish.
- Genuine Green / Blue Royston Turquoise
- Sterling Silver
- Style: Stamped Silver, Antique-style
- Artist: S.T.
- Tribe: Navajo
- 5″ Circumference, 1.25″ Wide, 1.5″ Opening
About Royston Turquoise
Royston Turquoise is unmistakable in Jewelry, it can be detected by its bold color variations. Often you will see blue with dark blue areas or light green with clouds of dark greens and the ultimate is beautiful blue with emerald green areas and a golden brown matrix in unique patterns. Jewelers and artisans love making Royston Turquoise Jewelry as their imagination goes wild creating designs to accommodate the splendor of the beautiful Turquoise. Today jewelers use all types of Royston Turquoise in their jewelry and make blue Royston Turquoise Jewelry, green Royston Turquoise jewelry, and “Boulder or Ribbon” turquoise jewelry.
Royston is a turquoise mine located within the Royston District near Tonopah, Nevada. The Royston District consists of several mines including Royston, Royal Blue, Oscar Wehrend and Bunker Hill. The mines in this district were discovered as early as 1902; in fact, Royston is the oldest patented mine in Nevada. While Royston is considered an active mine, it is a very small operation. Royston is a good producer of high quality stones. According to one of the current miners, Royston turquoise is known as “grass roots”, which means the best deposits are found within ten feet of the surface.
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