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!

9 New Campomaggi Products from The Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

GALVANI Camo Print Canvas Tote with Distressed Studs

I am smitten by one of the new Campomaggi bags that just arrived: the GALVANI camouflage distressed canvas might have my name on it. The entire collection looks a lot better in person than we remembered it and we are super excited. And so are our customers! They can’t wait for us to post all the bags and bracelets. We are working as hard as we can to get them all online! . . . → Read More: 9 New Campomaggi Products from The Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Handwriting? Who does that any more?

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We live in a technological age where everything is digitized; blogs, e-mails, instant messages, text messages, you get the picture. Because of all the digitized data we send and receive, we no longer have a need to use the old school method of solid pen and paper documentation. It is very telling to even . . . → Read More: Handwriting? Who does that any more?

There is Leather and Then There is Campomaggi Leather

There is handmade Campomaggi leather and then there is canned-made leather. Can you see the difference?

I grew up experiencing what I call “handmade leather” the leather selected by a skilled craftsman who seeks a quality ingredient that will determine the quality of the end product. “Canned-made” leather is a term that we made up to describe the material that is the result of the pursuit of profits. You can see the difference right here on my wrist. . . . → Read More: There is Leather and Then There is Campomaggi Leather

Nuances of the Forlanini

Forlanini Strap

When it comes to Campomaggi crossbody bags, the long straps made for them are, well, extremely long. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the length of the strap makes the bag that much more universal. After all, not everyone is 5’3″ like I am! When I first got my ForlaniniĀ (by the way, we . . . → Read More: Nuances of the Forlanini

I Won’t Let Summer Slip Past Me

Summer has been a lot of fun but now I am starting to feel the first signs that it might becoming to an end. Yet, there is still plenty of summer to savor and just thinking about Gianni’s Sicily and I am right back in the mood for some good times, though sadly longing for an exotic beach. . . . → Read More: I Won’t Let Summer Slip Past Me

The Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving

The Campomaggi Fall/Winter 2013 collection has started to trickle in. We only received two bags and there are two absolute novelties: a leather sling bag, and the first bag to use camouflage canvas. I really like both. . . . → Read More: The Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving

Suddenly, Snails Are Back into My World

I can only recall a few episodes in my lifetime where snails played a central role. But two of them happened this year and they reminded me of the beauty and intricacy of our snail key chain. . . . → Read More: Suddenly, Snails Are Back into My World

New Leather Bags from Dionigi

Dionigi makes excellent leather bags, famous for the high quality Italian vegetable tanned cow leather and experienced Italian craftsmanship. Dionigi designs have been exquisite and in touch with the contemporary workplace. . . . → Read More: New Leather Bags from Dionigi

Campomaggi is Sending Us The Brander Book

Campomaggi is sending us The Brander book that features him as one of the brand creators that have accomplished their purpose.As we are very familiar with Campomaggi bags we can confidently say that Marco has accomplished his goals of helping us experience the emotion of the passage of time. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi is Sending Us The Brander Book

Spotted a Dragonfly

Dragonflies are a symbol of summer and autumn. They only live in their grown out stage for a few months, but they provide a good service eating small insects like flies and mosquitoes. . . . → Read More: Spotted a Dragonfly