Knox Jewelers knows that picking out the perfect antique design inspiration (style, diamond or gem stone cuts, and metals) for your loved one presents unique challenges, and its artisans stand ready to help guide you through your decision making process to hand craft you the finest symbols of your love. In a similar vein, Knox Jewelers can help you find the perfect spot to present your beloved with a vintage engagement ring in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Chock-a-block with natural beauty, fascinating architectural styles, jazz music, spicy cuisine, and antique mien, the city of New Orleans exudes romantic ambiance and presents a surfeit of engagement spots so limitless that we’re not going to focus on any of the more traditional engagement spots such as restaurants, bed & breakfast hide-aways, or boutique inns and hotels. In fact, just about any nook you might happen to be in within the Garden District, French Quarter, City Park, or along any of the famous street car lines, would provide enough romantic ambiance with which to declare your love while presenting your darling with a vintage engagement ring.
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With 1,300-acres of of green space, original artwork, sports facilities, the New Orleans Botanical Garden, and New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park boasts hundreds of prime proposal spots. Just pick out any of dozens of Spanish moss-draped oak trees and you will have found your semi-private romantic preserve, a perfect spot for a picnic and that offer of unconditional love. Or stroll any of the park’s numerous walkways and paths and let the natural beauty of each new spot dictate when you pop the question and gently slip that vintage engagement ring on your loved one’s finger. You could also get out on the Park’s lakes and bayous, by renting a boat, kayak, or hiring an Italian-style gondola ride. Just make sure you don’t drop that custom jewelry overboard during your proclamation of love.
Speaking of water, the Big Easy is home to the Mississippi River, perhaps one of the most romantic rivers in America. Consider then, “The Fly,” the waterfront portion of Audubon Park with incredible views of the river. Being off the beaten tourist path, The Fly perhaps offers more quiet and intimacy, and also boasts a renowned view of the setting sun over the Mississippi. Thus, despite its name, The Fly may offer the perfect locale, ambiance and timing with which to slide a vintage engagement ring on your beloved’s finger while whispering your words of undying love.
If you want to get out on the river for your engagement, consider a voyage on the Steamboat Natchez, on which you could treat your love with a gourmet Creole meal, live jazz, and dancing, prior to taking a walk along the ship’s gangways and deck. Perhaps you could declare your love with the offering of a Knox Jewelers’ handcrafted antique ring while on the stern deck admiring the starlit sky above and lazy turn of the paddle wheel below.
The French Quarter is a sensuous feast for all of the senses, but the Garden District is a slightly less crowded, though no less sensuous feast. You could take in the romance of the place via the antique streetcar line, the oldest continuously operating street railway system in the world, or by strolling the district’s historic streets. Either case will provide openings in which to make your proposal, or you could conclude your street car ride or walkabout with a stop at any of the district’s restaurants for a romantic dinner. You won’t be disappointed—you’re in New Orleans, where fine cuisine and romantic atmosphere are standard fare.
These are just a small sample of the hundreds of possible venues Knox Jewelers is aware of that could serve as the perfect proposal locale in which to seal your everlasting love with the presentation of a vintage engagement ring. Just like the journey of your lives together, the possibilities are endless!