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We are a family owned and operated fine jewelry store located on Philadelphia’s historic Jeweler’s Row since 1954. We strive to provide an unparalleled level of hands-on and relaxed assistance in helping our customers select, design, or redesign the perfect piece of jewelry. We specialize in custom designed pieces, estate jewelry, and fine jewelry of all kinds. Perhaps you are looking for a unique piece that catches your eye – perhaps you have inherited an heirloom that you would like to repurpose into something that fits your style – or perhaps you need help selecting the perfect piece for any purpose or special occasion. You have found the right place at Harry Merrill & Son, and we welcome you to stop by any time to browse, collaborate on design ideas, or take advantage of our expertise. 

Jewelers' Row OG

Since 1954, we at Harry Merrill & Son Jewelers have featured a collection of beautiful antique, estate and custom made jewelry. While we aren’t the oldest spot on the block, we have always been located on historic Jewelers’ Row in Philadelphia and know what we’re doing. We may be getting semi-fancy with this new website, but just as we always have – we have to evolve with the times. If you’re been looking for that genuine jeweler with roots behind their work, swing on by to get treated like family.

Unique Pieces

Being on Jewelers’ Row it’s probably obvious we’ve seen a lot of jewelry. Whether you want to buy something beautiful or design something unique, you should definitely stop by our shop to take a look around and chat. We have a wide selection that you can leisurely peruse, and are more than happy to discuss custom/redesign options with you. There’s a lot of jewelers you could visit in Philadelphia – we’d like to think we’re one of the best!

Wedding Experts

For three generations we’ve catered to countless soon-to-be engaged locals as they plan to ask the love of their lives to marry them. We also see a lot of couples coming in together to explore accompanying pieces or modifications to existing rings. Harry Merrill & Son Jewelers can do it all – just stop on by for a chat. Need other wedding advice? Feel free to ask, we know a lot of people in Philadelphia.




The Queen

I am the daughter of Harry Merrill, making me the second generation of the HMS family. I have been evolving along with Harry Merrill & Son since my father, my brother Steve, and I opened the business in 1954. Today I am happy to be able to offer more than 63 years of experience and a knack for identifying, purchasing, and designing unique jewelry and estate pieces for the store. I work alongside my husband Stanley and my son Robert to bring a family-style approach to the business. I feel that in this atmosphere customers look forward to returning visits to commemorate milestones in their lives and celebrate special occasions with us.


The Boss

I am the grandson of Harry Merrill and I represent the third generation of the Merrill family. I really enjoy all aspects of the business, but I particularly enjoy working with custom design and estate jewelry. I really love getting to know our customers and helping them commemorate special occasions in their lives. I enjoy helping customers by facilitating the transition from stressed and overwhelmed to informed and relaxed. Helping people repurpose or repair their sentimental jewelry into pieces they will truly enjoy is one of my favorite aspects of our business. I always strive to help Harry Merrill & Son’s internet presence grew as well as striving to maintain and grow our brick-and-mortar store. I carry on the work and tradition of my grandfather, my uncle, and my mother. I presently work together with my work family to keep Harry Merrill & Son forward-thinking, while maintaining a strong tie to our roots and the fundamentals of hands-on customer service.


As children, most people admire firefighters, police officers, doctors, or lawyers. As a child, I admired gemologists and jewelry designers. When I was fourteen, I had a unique opportunity to work for a jeweler on the historical Jewelers’ Row in Philadelphia. I began working for Harry Merrill & Son Jewelers as a runner – going to our various jewelry artisans to have jewelry designed, repaired, polished, and engraved.  Additionally, I polished my own knack for selecting stones at our lapidary and diamond cutter. Throughout my eight years in the Jewelry industry, I have gained tremendous experience and knowledge about the business, as well as insight into myself.  I really enjoy working with our customers, educating them about precious metals and gemstones, appraising the finished jewelry, working with our vendor partners on styled photoshoots, and growing our social media!