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!

The Campomaggi Camouflage Bag That Struck My Heart, Twice

GALVANI Camo Print Canvas Tote with Distressed Studs

I was starting to come to terms with the fact that the GALVANI, the Campomaggi camouflage canvas tote, was an awesome bag to use daily for work this winter and beyond. Then someone bought the last one! . . . → Read More: The Campomaggi Camouflage Bag That Struck My Heart, Twice

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

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

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

A Closer Look at The RICCI Studded Messenger Bag

First let’s look at a favorite of mine: the RICCI studded messenger bag. It fits my laptop like a glove, but what about everything else? Let’s compare all six remaining bags. . . . → Read More: A Closer Look at The RICCI Studded Messenger Bag

Which Campomaggi Bags Should I Evaluate?

Because of the number of choices among styles choosing a second Campomaggi bag is not easy. When I posted my intentions I got a ton of suggestions from our customers and other Campomaggi fans. I will evaluate those options next. . . . → Read More: Which Campomaggi Bags Should I Evaluate?

What Do I Need My Leather Bag to Carry, And Where?

Before I can pick a new Campomaggi bag I have to define what my needs are: what do I need to carry and where do I need to go. . . . → Read More: What Do I Need My Leather Bag to Carry, And Where?

It Is Time for a New Campomaggi Bag

Having just bought a new laptop means that my trusted COLOMBO messenger bag is a little small and I need to give it a big brother. The choice is not easy because the selection is wide. I have two favorites, but the suggestions that have come in are very compelling too! . . . → Read More: It Is Time for a New Campomaggi Bag