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!

We got the look!

On my recent trip to Italy, I had the chance to take a look and compare the hottest spring 2011 trends with our women’s handbags collection.

I was pleasantly surprised to find out that laser-cut designs were simply everywhere!! They were on leather but also on fabric bags, and they made me . . . → Read More: We got the look!

The perfect wallet for your back pocket!

QUATTRINI – Men

My husband loses everything. He’s also very difficult in taste, very traditional and conservative, and after he lost his wallet again I took the opportunity to get him to try something different.

We started out by thinking about what he needs to carry in his wallet: a bunch of credit/business . . . → Read More: The perfect wallet for your back pocket!

April Fool’s Day is Pesce d’Aprile in Italy!

Pesce d'Aprile!

It looks like almost all countries in the Western World somehow celebrate on the first day of April of every year. Everyone seems to do it in a different way though, and if some countries celebrate the day with practical jokes and general foolishness only until noon, in Italy – like . . . → Read More: April Fool’s Day is Pesce d’Aprile in Italy!

Women’s Day (Festa della Donna): Girls Night Out or just Flowers?

Across Italy and many other countries, March 8th is known as Women’s Day (or “Festa della Donna”).

Some say it celebrates historical achievements such as women’s right to vote, some say it’s in memory of a tragic fire which killed all of the women who worked in a textile company in New York, . . . → Read More: Women’s Day (Festa della Donna): Girls Night Out or just Flowers?

Sunflower Keychain Staff Review

My Leather Sunflower Keychain – Looking Better After Years of Use!

I fell in love with the GIRASOLE – Italian Leather Sunflower Keychain – the same day I joined Marcopoloni and had the chance to see these handmade creations in person. I really should say that that day I fell in love with . . . → Read More: Sunflower Keychain Staff Review