I have just had a very special last 24 hours. One of our best customers just had a baby girl and for her baptism he and his wife decided to use a gift from Marcopoloni to give to their guests.
First of all, we love babies. If you tell us that you just . . . → Read More: Today I Helped One of Our Customers With Baptism Favors
Because Chiara was at the office on Friday she prompted us to take pictures of our leather clips. I was very impressed with how beautiful they look! . . . → Read More: A Rose-Shaped Leather Hair Clip And Long Hair
Peroni “Luigi” Jewelry Box
You might know Baha. Baha is a jeweler in New York whose artisanship is amazing.
When it comes to delivering his more expensive masterpieces Baha needed something that even he couldn’t create. An outstanding jewelry box worthy of the treasure it holds.
When he came to me for . . . → Read More: A Jeweler’s Search For The Perfect Jewelry Box
The Giudi leather wallets are selling like hot cakes, in particular the CONTO. We can see why, it has all the features that our American male customers are looking for. . . . → Read More: Giudi Leather Wallets Are Selling Like Hot Cakes
I talked about watching artisans create before. Now I focus on watching the details of their amazing creations. They are often unexpected and surprising–something that leads me to believe that our products deserve careful consideration. . . . → Read More: Amazing Details Will Surprise You
Another year has passed and it is fun to think about how much things have changed. A year ago Marco was still coming to the office three days a week, we hadn’t begun redesigning our Web site, and we hadn’t yet conceived our Campomaggi report that is so fun to read.
Now our home . . . → Read More: Happy 12th Birthday Marcopoloni!
After years of constantly rising, the Japanese yen has come all the way back to the exchange rate that feels normal to us. We can afford to buy from our Japanese artisans again! . . . → Read More: A Stronger Dollar Means Lower Prices from Japan
Skilled artisanship is hard to explain. If you have never seen it you have to see it to fully comprehend it. We seek skilled artisans and we tell the world about their amazing feats. We also think that their creations are worth pursuing. . . . → Read More: Watching A Skilled Artisan Create
Caveat Emptor is nearly impossible today because of the complexity of global manufacturing. We try to vet our artisan and found that the best way to do so is by meeting them face to face often over the years. . . . → Read More: Today’s Catch: Volkswagen!
Among classic leather keychains, the Snaplink is my favorite, but there are compelling reasons to choose the Giamaicano or Classico instead. . . . → Read More: Comparing Gianni’s Classic Italian Leather Keychains