University of Denver  Gemological Institute of America

University of Denver

Gemological Institute of America

Steven Hersh

Continuing an astounding family tradition, Steve Hersh represents the fourth generation of jewelers in his family. Son of Barry Hersh, and grandson of Josef Milner; two of the most respected Jewelers in Philadelphia, Steve strives to continue and build the Milner name with their legacies in mind. For over 35 years Steve has been President of the company, buying and selling fine jewelry and gemstones since the late 1970’s. In the early 1980’s Steve was the inaugural President of the Philadelphia Jewelers’ Row Association. From 2008-2013, Steve owned and operated We Buy Gold, LLC. which quickly grew into a seven store operation spanning three states, meanwhile continuing in his role at Milner. Steve recognizes that the Milner name is and should continue to be synonymous with trust and value. Steve looks forward to hearing from you and your family as you embark on your next “important” purchase or fine jewelry decision. 

Syracuse University  Gemological Institute of America

Syracuse University

Gemological Institute of America

Brett Sandler

GIA Diamonds graduate

In recent years Milner is proud to welcome Brett Sandler, as the fifth generation of jewelers in our family. Brett represents the Milner name and continues to write the Milner story. Bringing a new passion and excitement to the business Brett has pioneered our website and online presence. Brett is currently studying at the Gemological Institute of America to become a Graduate Gemologist.  Brett looks forward to celebrating all of life's most important milestones with you, your children, and your grandchildren.  Brett, like the rest of our jewelers, knows that being your personal jeweler is a privilege, one that we certainly don't take for granted. Being around for over 100 years is also a privilege, one that we must thank you, our customers for. Without you and your referrals the Milner name would certainly be forgotten.

Schedule an appointment to meet/speak with Brett here.

Founder | Milner Jewelers  1898-1985

Founder | Milner Jewelers


Josef Milner

For more than a century. Milner has been Philadelphia's premier source for fine jewelry and significant diamonds. Born of a desire to create pieces of extraordinary beauty and importance, the late Josef Milner opened his doors on Philadelphia's famed Jewelers Row in 1906, and Milner quickly became known to Philadelphia society as an iconic luxury brand. catering to the city's elite. Today. the family's fifth generation continue the Milner legacy. designing and manufacturing pieces of unsurpassed style, quality, and value in the tradition of their great-grandfather and founder.