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!

Gianni, Our First Artisan, Is Always Creating

Gianni Drawing In Alicudi (Lipari)

There are places where the sky and the sea inspire you ideas.

I just got off the phone with Gianni. Today it was easy to get a hold of him because, having fallen during a mountain bike race, he just cracked three ribs and now he has to rest quite a bit. That’s . . . → Read More: Gianni, Our First Artisan, Is Always Creating

A Rose-Shaped Leather Hair Clip And Long Hair

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Because Chiara was at the office on Friday she prompted us to take pictures of our leather clips. I was very impressed with how beautiful they look! . . . → Read More: A Rose-Shaped Leather Hair Clip And Long Hair

Our Week 2 Giveaways: La Cuoieria and Yoshioka-san

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Today is the second Wednesday of October, meaning…we have another giveaway going on! Two randomly selected winners will be announced next Wednesday and the Week 3 giveaways will begin! But first, let’s see who the winners of Week 1’s Giveaways were:

Jamie H. for a Gianni Cell Phone Charm of your choice . . . → Read More: Our Week 2 Giveaways: La Cuoieria and Yoshioka-san

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