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!

One customer at a time

We get most of our orders online, and it is rare that I get to interact directly with a customer. But on Monday morning, while the rush to prepare orders was at its peak, I got to step up and help a customer with an exchange.

What a treat it was for me that . . . → Read More: One customer at a time

Christmas comes often at Marcopoloni

We are surrounded by all of these beautiful products, so you’d think we’d own just about one of everything, right? Not quite . . . → Read More: Christmas comes often at Marcopoloni

Snaplink Leather Key Chain by Gianni

The Snaplink Italian Leather Key Chain is low-tech and functional. After more than five years of use, it looks good and feels great to the touch. . . . → Read More: Snaplink Leather Key Chain by Gianni

The bag dilemma: Which handbag to bring on a trip to Italy?

So we’re getting ready to go to Italy again in a month. The big question looming on my mind has not been “will my 2-yr old behave on the 14-hour flight?”, or even “what should we bring for the in-laws?”, but … “which handbag should I bring?” . . . → Read More: The bag dilemma: Which handbag to bring on a trip to Italy?

The five minute setup of WordPress: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com

Setting up WordPress is simple if you download it from wordpress.org and do not try to find it on wordpress.com! . . . → Read More: The five minute setup of WordPress: wordpress.org vs. wordpress.com