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!

Review of the VOLO Travel Shoulder Bag by Giudi

In this video, Daniele reviews our new VOLO travel shoulder bag by Giudi. Watch the video and find out why it is the perfect little bag for traveling in style!

Review of the STAZIONE Leather Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi

Daniele reviews the new STAZIONE Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi.

Transcript:

Hi. Today I want to introduce the STAZIONE: a new briefcase messenger bag by Giudi.

As you can see, it’s got the classic, sporty school-satchel design, but the smooth, high-sheen Italian leather and brass-colored hardware add a touch of elegance.

. . . → Read More: Review of the STAZIONE Leather Messenger Bag Briefcase by Giudi

Video of Verrazzano Leather Man Bag by Campomaggi

We took a quick video of the Verrazzano bag, to answer some questions we’ve been getting about how the strap and the closure work. Hope this helps!

Added to My Christmas Wishlist: the New Sheepskin Shoulder Bag by Campomaggi

The New Sheepskin Shoulder Bag by Campomaggi

I had been eying this new bag by Campomaggi for quite some time. It spoke to me from the moment I saw it, and ever since then I would often picture us together – yes, as if I were in third grade imagining myself holding hands . . . → Read More: Added to My Christmas Wishlist: the New Sheepskin Shoulder Bag by Campomaggi

Trying to claim a blog on Technorati

Today I was reading up on some tips and tricks for increasing inbound links to our site. I came across a good article (I have to go back and find the site, I will repost the link when I do), and one of the many tips talked about getting listed on Technorati.

I knew . . . → Read More: Trying to claim a blog on Technorati

Leather Doctor Bags … Examined

We just announced the arrival of the new Campomaggi doctor bag, which we called the Bellini (after the 17th century physician from Florence). Doctor bags were traditionally used by physicians for carrying their tools of the trade as they visited patients in their homes, or while traveling. Of course, they were originally made of . . . → Read More: Leather Doctor Bags … Examined

2011 Festa Coloniale Italiana

We had a lot of fun at the Festa Coloniale Italiana in San Francisco this past weekend. It was our first time participating in an event like this, and other than the hairy moment we had when the wind just about blew our tent away, we had a fantastic time meeting and chatting with . . . → Read More: 2011 Festa Coloniale Italiana

Our new Campomaggi Forum is now live!

We are excited to announce that due to popular demand, we have launched a Campomaggi forum! Here, Campomaggi bag owners, fans, and admirers can discuss the brand from different points of view – philosophical, practical, theoretical, and more.

2 New Caterina Lucchi Bags: a convertible clutch and a flower-motif handbag

We just posted two new Caterina Lucchi leather handbags and we are so excited about them both! . . . → Read More: 2 New Caterina Lucchi Bags: a convertible clutch and a flower-motif handbag

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