If you are looking for the perfect place to present your true love with an engagement ring in Albuquerque, New Mexico then you are at a very exciting time in your life. Of course there will be many things that lead up to you and your future fiance exchanging wedding bands in Albuquerque, but choosing high quality rings and the perfect proposal spot are the two things that will begin this new journey for you and your darling. Knox Jewelers is the perfect place to get those special pieces of gemstone or diamond jewelry because all of our pieces are hand crafted, in-house by our master artisans. We pride ourselves on creating exquisite, heirloom quality pieces so that they will be a lasting symbol of your love down the generations of your family. Now that you know the best place to get that special ring, where do you pop the question? Albuquerque has many beautiful places that would make for a wonderful proposal; everything from outdoor adventures and thrilling hot air balloon rides to romantic wineries and historic beauty.
One of many wonderful things about Albuquerque is the surrounding landscape: it is surrounded by the Sandia and Manzano Mountains and straddles the Rio Grande River. With such beautiful surroundings there are many choices if you and your sweetheart enjoy the great outdoors. There are plenty of parks, hiking trails, and rock climbing, and even the Petroglyph National Monument. Something a little more memorable for your proposal however would be to take the Sandia Peak Tramway which is North America's longest aerial tramway and it takes you from the Sandia foothills up through five zones of natural life up to the top of the Sandia Mountains.
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Once you're at the top, more than 10,000 feet above sea level, you will be next to the High Finance Restaurant. Imagine enjoying the ride up cuddled together with your dearest and looking for interesting wildlife. When you get to the restaurant you go in and enjoy a delicious meal and over dessert you tell them that “only one thing could make today more perfect” as you pull out the custom engagement ring you had made just for them. Your new fiance will be overjoyed and will see how much care you put into choosing this special piece of diamond jewelery as they take note of the obvious quality and crafstmanship. Not only will the two of you be the envy of everyone else in the restaurant, but your nearest and dearest won't want to wait long at all before seeing the two of you exchange wedding bands from Knox Jewelers.
If you are looking for an event as the venue for your proposal consider heading to Balloon Fiesta Park for the largest hot air balloon festival in the world! For nine days every October, more than 500 balloons lift off into the skies above Albuquerque creating a stunning display of color and beauty. There are lots of things to do at this event, you can even sign up for rides in a balloon. While proposing mid-air comes with the occasional risk, it is sure to be a great story to tell. For those who would rather present the ring while on the ground, try to recruit someone to be ready with a camera so you can capture the surprise and love on your darling's face with the beautiful patterns and colors of the balloons in the background.
Your sweetheart will completely forget about the balloons when presented with their breathtaking new engagement ring from Knox Jewelers, however they'll always remember exactly what the day was like and when their diamond jewelry catches the light and gives off those beautiful rainbow sparkles they'll remember the amazing hot air balloon festival where you popped the question. Perhaps one of the balloon designs will be the inspiration for your ceremony and reception on the day you exchange wedding bands.
A little known fact about New Mexico is that the first vinyards in the country were in this state. They were initially grown for the sacramental wine of church, however as time passed they turned into businesses selling their wines all over. Now there are many wonderful wineries in and around Albuquerque, and almost all of them have opportunities for tours and tastings. Choose one that suites your preferences and take your darling off to sample some delicious wines. Perhaps call ahead and ask if the staff can assist you in creating the perfect romantic moment for surprising your loved one with that special piece of gemstone or diamond jewelry that you have had Knox Jewelers custom make for your dearest. Ask also what other special things they can help you work into your proposal, or consider buying a bottle of your favorite vintage from the night to toast each other with the night you present your wedding bands to each other, or even for your first anniversary! Some vinyards even have spaces available to host ceremonies and receptions; make this location even more special by exchanging your vows at the same place where you originally presented your true love with their engagement ring.
If you're looking for beautiful architecture and interesting history then you should propose in Old Town. This part of Albuquerque is from the original founding of the city in 1706 and comprises about 10 blocks of historic buildings around a central plaza. Many of these buildings used to be houses but over the years have been transformed into restaurants, museums, and art and souvenir shops. A variety of guided walking tours of Old Town are available, and around Christmas, thousands of luminarias line the streets and walkways. Needless to say this could be a very romantic place to propose in any season! Choose a spot that has just the right feeling and when you arrive with your sweetheart get down on one knee and express how much they mean to you. As you take their hand to slide on their new custom engagement ring you'll see joy sparkling so brightly in their eyes it will almost rival the brilliant diamond jewelry on their finger. This special, intimate moment will be one that you both cherish forever and it will seem like no time at all before your new fiance wants to pick out unique wedding bands so that you can have an amazing ring from Knox Jewelers too.
No matter what your style Knox Jewelers is dedicated to making sure that you have the perfect ring made just for your true love. These heirloom quality pieces will be symbols of your love and will remind the future generations of your family about this special time that started it all.