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Vintage Engagement Rings in Knoxville

Stunning hand engraved engagement ring with filigree in Knoxville. This design has a very vintage feel with a knife edge band and a bezel set oval center diamond.

As one of America’s notable romantic cities, there are numerous locations at which you can propose to your loved one with a vintage engagement ring in Knoxville, Tennessee. The city consistently gets ranked by various polls as one of America’s most romantic cities because of its abundant natural beauty, mountain vistas, meandering river abutment, historic buildings, and sense of southern Appalachian charm.

So, let’s take a tour of some of Knoxville’s most intimate spots, and perhaps consider some of the heirloom-quality jewelry custom crafted by the artisans at Knox Jewelers. While getting engaged may seem like a daunting endeavor, we can help you find the romantic locale for the proposal, and assist you by crafting the perfect antique engagement ring to slip on your beloved’s finger during that special moment.

Unique Engagement Rings in Knoxville featuring Art Deco inspirations. This ring, shown in yellow gold, features a dazzling mix of step-cut and round diamonds. The intricate star burst pattern formed by diamonds and milgrain is a show stopping combination!


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The romance of Knoxville is accented by the east-side view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Tennessee River which weaves through the downtown, either of which can serve as a backdrop to your proposal as you declare your love. To get a bit of both, consider making your proposal during a 90-minute ride on the Three Rivers Rambler, an historic steam engine train that takes travelers by rail from downtown into the heart of the Tennessee Valley, while tracing the rambling curves of the Tennessee River. Or, to get closer to the romance of the Tennessee River, you could consider making your proposal during a ride on an authentic paddle-wheel riverboat, the Star of Knoxville, which offers a wide variety of cruise options from which to pick one perfectly suited for your proposal.

The Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum offers 47 acres of walking trails, gardens, stone walls, woods and meadows providing myriad beautiful spots for making that special declaration of life-long love. And depending upon what’s in bloom, could provide a perfect backdrop to accent the brilliant colors of a vintage engagement ring embellished with diamond or gemstone features. While planning your engagement surprise you could consider how, blue sapphire, purple amethyst, or a 1.00 carat center diamond flanked by green emeralds would mirror and reflect the natural colors of the blooming flowers and lush foliage.

Regal blue sapphires add to the vintage appeal of this custom engagement ring in Chicago. The band is accented with hand engraving, filigree, and a diamonds.

If your bride-to-be is more interested in human-inspired art, then you should consider the Knoxville Museum of Art as a possible venue for your proposal. With five different galleries, two outdoor garden areas, and a growing collection of imagery focused on the beauty of Appalachia, as well as contemporary studio glass artistry, you’re sure to find a perfect spot to offer your loved one a bejeweled vintage engagement ring that has been handcrafted as your private art by Knox Jewelers. And if your loved one is interested in performing arts, Knoxville is home to the historic Bijou Theatre, and if you linger there after a show, its hallowed hall would make for a dramatic backdrop for your offer of endless love.

If you have a more traditional mindset, and see yourself making your entreaty of everlasting love while seated at a romantic restaurant, then Knoxville’s got you covered. If, by chance, you’re considering one of Knox Jewelers’ sapphire-inspired vintage engagement rings, then it might be apropos to make your offer of matrimony at Sapphire restaurant, known as a “modern” bar and restaurant with antique ambiance. Those looking for a bit of Italian flair to their romance should consider Naples Italian Restaurant, a decades-old favorite; while those seeking the French sense of romance should look to either the Northshore Brasserie or C&C Bistro as notable romantic Knoxville eateries.

And as Knoxville offers a plethora of possible venues for “popping the question,” Knox Jewelers offers an equally, if not greater, selection of handcrafted antique jewelry with which to enhance your offer of lifelong love.

Beautiful art deco engagement ring in Knoxville is a delight of hand carved relief engraving and diamonds in swirl patterns around the bezel set center diamond.


Split Shank Engagement Rings

Exquisite twisted infinity band halo engagement ring in Knoxville features an oval center diamond. The intricate band features a woven, twisted movement and micro pave diamonds. The basket beneath the halo is detailed with fine, hand formed filigree curls.

Unique Wedding Bands

This stunning wide wedding band features an intricate filigree pattern adorned with diamonds in between micro pave diamond rails. This is the perfect vintage wedding band in Knoxville.

Halo Engagement Rings

Exquisite yellow gold halo engagement ring in Knoxville features an oval center diamond. The intricate band features hand carved relief engraving, milgrain, and diamonds.

Filigree Engagement Rings

Filigree engagement rings in Knoxville are a beautiful choice for anyone who enjoys the timeless appeal of vintage techniques. This ring features emerald side stones, hand engraving, and filigree curls.