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!

Artisanal Gelato

Affresco helps gelato craftspeople perfect and market their product.

Italian gelato is great, but Italian gelato made with the best ingredients by people who really know their craft is out of this world. That is exactly what I’m seeking and I have been lucky enough to find a few artisans who deliver that kind of experience. . . . → Read More: Artisanal Gelato

Why Only Bags Made in Italy?

At Marcopoloni, we care about products that express the artisan’s genius and creativity. We expect to find that anywhere in the world, but, since I am Italian, Italy has been a major focus for our searches. It helps that amazing leather craftsmanship abounds in Italy.

But I am sure that you are already . . . → Read More: Why Only Bags Made in Italy?

Preserving the Way of the Artisan

How can Chinese basket be cheaper in Zambia than the equivalent baskets made in Zambia? . . . → Read More: Preserving the Way of the Artisan