What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Japanese convenience store dessert: mass-made can be handmade

Last night I was watching a Japanese TV program showcasing a wildly popular item sold at a convenience store chain in Japan. It’s a cafe-style roll cake: a ring of fluffy, moist sponge cake loaded with real whipped cream.

Now, let me take a step back and explain the concept of the konbini, . . . → Read More: Japanese convenience store dessert: mass-made can be handmade

One-of-a-kind Cappuccino

the value of quality handmade products comes from attention to details and years of honing a skill. You have to know quality to be able to judge quality. . . . → Read More: One-of-a-kind Cappuccino