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!

Really Good Ice Cream

When we were shopping for an Italian t-shirt in Italy we felt that we were running out of options. Then we found something as authentic as it gets. . . . → Read More: Really Good Ice Cream

Campomaggi leather pouch: after 1 week

I am enjoying test driving the new Campomaggi distressed leather pouch but some of the feedback has been that you should not have a belt appendage. I like it though and here is why. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi leather pouch: after 1 week

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

Authentic Italian Accomplished

I recently commented on how difficult it is to export a local experience to another country. Yet, it can be done, at least to a good extent.

We had been up since 3:30, thanks to serious jetlag, and still had time to kill before we could start calling the artisans we wanted to visit. . . . → Read More: Authentic Italian Accomplished

Authentic Italian

When we had a poor experience at a bakery that claimed to be authentic Italian we realized how difficult it is to copy a product and the entirety of its attributes from one country to another. We make sure that the products we offer are authentic from their country of origin. . . . → Read More: Authentic Italian