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!

New GRANA Italian leather wallet with ID window

Last week we were only able to add one product, despite the fact that we have a lot more waiting. So the spotlight this week shines on the GRANA Italian leather wallet with ID window. This wallet sports a beautiful design by Giudi and a low price tag compared to a Dionigi wallet that uses top quality full grain leather. . . . → Read More: New GRANA Italian leather wallet with ID window

New Murano Glass Treasures

When I work next to our Murano glass creations by maestro Imperio Rossi I always end up spending lots of time admiring them. This week, I just added seven new items to our collection. . . . → Read More: New Murano Glass Treasures

Kewpie Dolls: A Revelation

Kewpie Dolls at the Miyagawa Morning Market in Takayama

I came across these adorable Kewpie dolls at the Miyagawa Morning Market in Takayama, Japan. The dolls were not handmade, but they were wearing little handmade 浴衣(yukata, or a casual version of the kimono)! When I laid eyes upon them, they immediately brought me . . . → Read More: Kewpie Dolls: A Revelation

4 New Campomaggi Bags

Campomaggi always designs bags to feel like they have lived a life already. These four new Campomaggi bags are beautifully handmade and are very stylish. Three models are definitely for women, while I consider the De Conti to be a unisex bag. . . . → Read More: 4 New Campomaggi Bags

Going to Takayama

Getting out of Tokyo to head to Takayama is not going to be an easy feat today. The mountain road that is most direct is not accessible due to the recent rain and even the highway between Shinjuku and Yamanashi is a parking lot due to a serious accident. We’ll see how it goes… . . . → Read More: Going to Takayama