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!

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 Forlanini (by the way, we . . . → Read More: Nuances of the Forlanini

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

A Leather Key Chain with Royal Roots

The new red dragon key chain was an unplanned addition. One customer in Wales asked us to carry it because it is a symbol of Wales and it is featured on the Welsh flag. Like it’s green brother, it might burn a hole in your pocket! . . . → Read More: A Leather Key Chain with Royal Roots

Vroom vroom!

MACCHININA-Car-Key-Chain-Blue

Ever wanted to buy that nice Italian car you’ve been dreaming about? Well, I believe you are in luck! Last week, we received a Gianni shipment with some brand new products. Yes, including a car! We even held a Facebook contest giving away a free car key chain in the color of your choice . . . → Read More: Vroom vroom!

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

FRECCIA Leather iPad Bag by Dionigi (Video Review)

Daniele reviews the popular FRECCIA Leather iPad Bag by Dionigi.

PETALO GRANDE Large Laser-cut Leather Handbag by Caterina Lucchi (Product Review)

Emi reviews the new PETALO GRANDE leather handbag by Caterina Lucchi – laser-cut flower motif, Batik-dyed effect, nifty camera effects and all! . . . → Read More: PETALO GRANDE Large Laser-cut Leather Handbag by Caterina Lucchi (Product Review)

The DA VINCI Soft Leather Briefcase by Campomaggi (Product Video)

When we laid eyes on this soft leather briefcase, however, it didn’t take long for us to be convinced that the name Da Vinci would not go wasted on it. We think it is that beautiful, versatile, clever, and mysterious. . . . → Read More: The DA VINCI Soft Leather Briefcase by Campomaggi (Product Video)

Transformations: The Amici

Campomaggi bags often break down categories, which is part of their charm for yours truly, an inveterate metaphysician. Poring over the Marcopoloni website as I often do on breaks from my editing jobs, I noticed the Amici. It looked like a girl’s bag; and indeed, if you google “amici,” you . . . → Read More: Transformations: The Amici

Can Your Keychain Save You from Zombies??

So Daniele and I had been wanting to put together a video explaining the features of our Snaplink leather keychain for quite some time. We never dreamed it would turn out like this…

What started out as a regular product review video morphed into a less-than-serious skit, complete with a mad scientist/entrepreneur, . . . → Read More: Can Your Keychain Save You from Zombies??