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!

Murano glass in the spotlight – a George Clooney wedding gift!

The headlines thrilled us: ‘Amal Alamuddin’s Surprise $3,700 Wedding Gift to George Clooney Revealed!’ What was this pricey gift? None other than handmade Murano cocktail glasses – a whole set of the same glasses that they drank out of at a hotel at their Venice wedding.

We share in this appreciation of Murano . . . → Read More: Murano glass in the spotlight – a George Clooney wedding gift!

Dreaming of the BELLI bag by Campomaggi

The espresso-color BELLI bag looks beautiful with a casual or dressier outfit.

A long time ago, I worked for Neiman Marcus in San Francisco. I sold Kiehl‚Äôs skincare products in the cosmetics department. Directly across from cosmetics was the handbag section, where every day¬ I gazed ¬ upon the elegant and very expensive . . . → Read More: Dreaming of the BELLI bag by Campomaggi

I Love My New Italian Leather Sneakers

TOSTA Italian Leather Sneakers Marcopoloni Man

The TOSTA Italian leather silver sneakers finally arrived and I have fallen in love with them. Though they are not exactly summer shoes, I still wear them every day the temperature is cool enough to wear jeans. To tell you the truth I wear them with shorts as well. That’s how much I love them. . . . → Read More: I Love My New Italian Leather Sneakers

The Latest Employment Report: Better Than Not Good

203,000 jobs added is not bad, but it certainly is not enough to say that the economy is on its way to a good recovery. . . . → Read More: The Latest Employment Report: Better Than Not Good

Stocking up for the holidays!

Although we keep Murano glass products in stock year round, nothing feels like the holidays more than receiving a nice big Murano glass shipment! I’m sure you’ve all seen the beautiful Murano glass Christmas ornaments that we have available along with tumblers, cute animal figurines and more!

The showstopper of this shipment is the . . . → Read More: Stocking up for the holidays!

We Need Totti Back!

I have been silent for a few weeks as the birth of my son Marco has kept me away from soccer for a few weeks. Not much has changed except for a couple of things: Roma has tied the last two games without Totti in its lineup. And Juventus keeps on getting referee favors . . . → Read More: We Need Totti Back!

It Turns Out I Was Completely Wrong

I was wrong about the economy being on the verge of improving. Possibly due to the shutdown, it seems that it actually got worse. So I brace for a lot more sluggish growth and hope that new housing construction will eventually catch up with pent-up demand. . . . → Read More: It Turns Out I Was Completely Wrong

Nothing To Look at Here

With no economic data coming through and with the next date for a fiscal debate yet to be set I am making the final holiday purchasing decisions in the dark. It will be interesting to see if my gut feeling was right or wrong.

The forecast for this year points to moderate growth. I . . . → Read More: Nothing To Look at Here

It’s Hard to Tell

Without an employment report published for September it is hard to tell how things are going. My sense was, and still is, that things were beginning to get better, and by that I mean that the economy was finally taking a step in the right direction towards the goal of solid economic growth–which is . . . → Read More: It’s Hard to Tell

Roma Is Unbelievably Good

After seven games played Roma (21) has won seven games, scored 20 goals and allowed just 1 (in a 3-1 victory). On Saturday Roma beat Inter (14) in Milan and proved that it can handle any team, anywhere, even one with some aspirations. Next week Roma plays Napoli at home, the only other team . . . → Read More: Roma Is Unbelievably Good