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Vintage Engagement Rings in St. Petersburg

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

Nicknamed “The Sunshine City,” your true love’s smile is really going to shine when you present her a vintage engagement ring in St. Petersburg, Florida. With the antique jewelry component of your engagement planning taken care of, you’ll still need to determine the appropriate locale in which to ask the question. And along with artisan perfection in crafting beautiful jewelry, we here at Knox Jewelers know a thing or two about presentation—that is the wheres, whens and hows. So let’s take a quick tour of possible St. Petersburg engagement venues that will truly make your proposal special.

Fronting Tampa Bay on the north, east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean over and beyond the area beaches, St. Petersburg is all about waterfront and being on or near the water. With that in mind you could consider any number of boat tours as being perfect for proposing. Nothing says romance like sailing, and a sunset sail on Tampa Bay with Sailing Florida would serve as the perfect setting to “pop the question” and slip a vintage engagement ring on your loved one’s elegant finger. Or you could make a complete evening of it by booking a dinner cruise on the 113-foot motor yacht, “Starlight Sapphire,” appropriately named should you be planning to present your love with Knox Jewelers’ sapphire-inspired antique jewelry.

Stunning split shank engagement ring in St. Petersburg is an antique engagement ring design with hand engraving and filigree. Unique halo style and flush set diamonds on the band.


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If you and your love are more comfortable on the beach, there are numerous beaches within 10 miles of downtown, or you can go to Spa Beach, an urban escape with sugary white sand located right in downtown St. Petersburg. If that beach seems too crowded, St. Petersburg is home to the third-largest public waterfront park system in North America, making for any number of prime spots along its seven-mile length appropriate for making your proposal.

In fact, the park weaves by many of St. Petersburg’s noted cultural attractions, such as the Museum of Fine Art, Dali Museum, and Mahaffey Theater. What better place to present your beloved with the fine art of a vintage engagement ring than in one of the city’s noted museums? With 96 oil paintings and more than 100 watercolors and drawings, the Dali Museum houses the largest collection of Salvador Dali artwork outside of Europe. If not a fan of Dali, then the Museum of Fine Arts is lauded for its collection of fine art, including masterpieces from Monet, Cezanne, and Renoir, not to mention a Stueben glass gallery. Little doubt that the art work in this museum would complement the sheen of the gold, diamonds and gemstones in the antique jewelry you plan to offer with your declaration of life-long love.

Stunning cushion cut emerald vintage engagement ring in St. Petersburg, Florida. This regal design is shown in yellow gold with a micro pave diamond band and micro pave diamond halo. The basket under the halo, and the inside of the band are both exquisitely detailed with hand formed filigree curls and infinity symbol filigree.

At Knox Jewelers, we realize that some couples’ engagements are planned as part of a weekend extravaganza, and with that in mind, we would recommend a stay at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, a historic Mediterranean revival-style hotel that exudes romance with its antique furnishings and is located near all of the city’s primary attractions.

And for those people who would feel most comfortable making an offer for engagement in a traditional setting, such as while seated at a romantic restaurant, St. Petersburg has you covered. Among some of the better known for their romantic settings are the Canopy Rooftop Lounge, Cassis American Brasserie, BellaBrava, and Parkshore Grill. The Canopy Rooftop has among the best sky-high views of the bay and city around, while the Cassis American Brasserie and Parkshore Grill offer European-style al fresco fine dining at street level, and BellaBravo offers the romantic flavors of Italy.

Wherever you proclaim you love in St. Petersburg, Knox Jewelers will ensure that the hand-crafted vintage engagement ring you present will be a flawless and unique work of art symbolic of the beauty of the love between you.

Rose gold and morganite engagement ring in St. Petersburg featuring hand formed vintage filigree detailing. The split shank is created with a slight twist to add an elegant flow and sense of movement.


Sapphire Engagement Rings

Gorgeous sapphire engagement ring in St. Petersburg. This luscious blue emerald cut sapphire is featured in an antique engagement ring style with hand engraved scroll patterns on the top and sides of the band. The sides of this unique engagement ring also feature delicate, hand formed filigree curls for vintage appeal.

Filigree Engagement Rings

Rose gold engagement ring in St. Petersburg with filigree and bezel set round brilliant diamond.

Unique Wedding Bands

Unique wedding rings in St. Petersburg are hand crafted in rose gold. This beautiful wide wedding band is uniquely vintage inspired and features flowing filigree curls set with diamonds. The micro pave rails add brilliance to the design.

Antique Engagement Rings

Unique three stone princess cut engagement ring in St. Petersburg is antique inspired. This stunning engagement ring is set with pear side diamonds and adorned with hand carved relief engraving.