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Vintage Engagement Rings in Rochester

Antique engagement ring in Rochester with engraving, filigree and bezel set center stone.

When you are looking to take the plunge and ask your sweetheart to marry you, there are a few things that you need to consider. Finding antique and vintage engagement rings in Rochester should be first on your list. Once you have perused Knox Jewelers’ extensive collection of vintage rings and chosen the perfect one for your love, it is time to decide where and how to propose. You want this moment to be perfect, whether it takes a single evening or a weekend getaway. Rochester is a charming city that has so much to offer you and your beloved.

There is something about good food that makes everyone happy, and a romantic meal for two in a first class restaurant is just the right environment for a proposal. One local place in particular that stands out is Rooney’s Restaurant. Located in the charming Swillburg neighborhood, Rooney’s is small and quaint, but don’t be fooled because it is also a culinary dream. One thing that makes this place unique is the ever-changing menu. Depending on what is fresh and what mood the chef is in, you never know what kind of delectable treats you will find on the menu. Treat your special someone to a delicious meal, then as a sweet surprise, present the vintage Knox Jewelers engagement ring just before dessert.

Unique, custom engagement ring in Rochester. This Art Nouveau, ivy engagement ring design is shown in yellow gold with micro pave diamonds. The trellis setting of the center stone perfectly compliments the organic feel of the ring.


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For an outdoor proposal, an excellent location is Mendon Ponds Park. With over 2,000 acres of wildlife, Mendon Ponds Park is a treasure to any nature lover. There are ponds, trails, wetlands, and wilderness, and the park offers horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, geocaching, sledding, and more. You could take your sweetheart on a picnic lunch beneath the shade of a tree or next to one of the beautiful ponds. You could go for a romantic horseback ride together on one of the many trails. You could go geocaching and set it up beforehand so that your love finds the antique engagement ring that you’ve hidden. If you plan on proposing in the winter, you can go for a stroll through the stunning winter wilderness and propose on the first beautiful spot that you see. Whichever way you choose to do it, be sure you have the perfect Knox Jewelers vintage engagement ring to give to the love of your life, and your proposal is sure to be unforgettable.

Antique engagement ring in Rochester with filigree, milgrain and bezel set round center.

If what you are looking for is something a little more non-traditional, the Strasenburgh Planetarium is a stellar choice. It is perfect for anyone with a love of science and space or even those who simply appreciate the beauty that the universe has to offer. Tour the planetarium with your partner. See one of the laser shows or star shows, but you must be sure to see one of the giant screen films that are projected onto the inside of the massive dome. After basking in the wonders of space, you can give your darling love the stunning antique engagement ring that you have specially chosen from Knox Jewelers. With the grandeur and vastness of the universe as a backdrop, you are sure to create a proposal that is out of this world.

A weekend away at the Ellwanger Estate bed and breakfast is the ultimate romantic proposal in Rochester. The Estate has a rich history, lovely accommodations and architecture, and is surrounded by a beautiful garden and courtyards. You and your love can enjoy the serenity offered by this quaint yet luxurious bed and breakfast. Make your reservation to stay in one of the four themed rooms. Plan out things to do in the local area if the two of you are adventurous types. Then, one of the evenings you are there, head out to the garden or courtyard, get down on one knee and ask the love of your life to be yours forever.

Unique rose gold engagement rings in Rochester featuring vintage engagement ring details. This beautiful ring has hand engraving on the sides along with hand formed filigree curls, and petals of diamonds. The top of the band is diamond set.


Unique Wedding Bands

Winnipeg unique wedding bands with multiple micro pave diamond bands woven together. This unique rose gold wedding band is sure to be a show stopper!

Custom Engagement Rings

Rochester custom engagement rings featuring antique engagement ring details. This gorgeous oval engagement ring features surprise diamonds in a lotus pattern, and hand formed filigree curls.

Halo Engagement Rings

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

Hand Engraved Engagement Rings

Unique Engagement Rings in Rochester with stunning relief style hand engraving in scroll patterns. The basket of the center setting has a regal air, and is set with diamonds.