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!

I Am Back, or at Least I Should Be

I haven’t blogged in a while because I have taken on a software development contract with Cisco Systems. But I still very much love my Marcopoloni. . . . → Read More: I Am Back, or at Least I Should Be

Campomaggi in Via Della Spiga Is A Big Deal

If you are not familiar with Milan, Via della Spiga may mean nothing to you. But I was born in Milan and know very well that all major fashion brands are either in Via della Spiga, Via Montenapoleone, or thereabout. The fact that Campomaggi is going to open in Via della Spiga means that it has grown enough to at least reach a much wider audience. Something that we wish to all worthy artisans and designers. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi in Via Della Spiga Is A Big Deal

Happy 12th Birthday Marcopoloni!

Another year has passed and it is fun to think about how much things have changed. A year ago Marco was still coming to the office three days a week, we hadn’t begun redesigning our Web site, and we hadn’t yet conceived our Campomaggi report that is so fun to read.

Now our home . . . → Read More: Happy 12th Birthday Marcopoloni!

Why People Love This Braided Leather Key Chain

GIAMAICANO Braided Italian Leather Key Chain

The Giamaicano is our second most popular keychain because it is easy to love. . . . → Read More: Why People Love This Braided Leather Key Chain

One Thing Is Better Than Two

I was walking at the mall while Chiara was attending a birthday party and I saw a sign outside of a restaurant that said: “TWO THINGS ARE BETTER THAN ONE”.

Really?

I don’t think so.

But that is the marketing logic that we have come to accept. Yet, I think, it should be challenged.

. . . → Read More: One Thing Is Better Than Two

The Interview Sparked Some Thinking

The Marcopoloni Team as captured by the Campbell Reporter photographer

When Allison Williams with the Campbell Reporter set a time to come and interview us, Emi and I realized that we needed to get a few points across very clearly. We figured that Allison would want to know what drives us to be . . . → Read More: The Interview Sparked Some Thinking

Look Who’s New at Marcopoloni…

I’m thrilled to join Marcopoloni as the newest member of the team. Coming to the office every day means I have the chance to appreciate beautiful handmade artisan treasures, from rustic leather Campomaggi bags to delicate Murano glass figurines. But what really stands out at Marcopoloni is the care and attention that goes into . . . → Read More: Look Who’s New at Marcopoloni…

You Guys Are Still The Best Customer Service

Daniele and a Santarelli Leather Briefcase

We often get very complimentary e-mails from our customers regarding our customer service. An e-mail today inspired me to talk a little about myself and the leather briefcase I love the most. . . . → Read More: You Guys Are Still The Best Customer Service

A New Campomaggi Collection Is Arriving

When a new Campomaggi collection arrives we are very excited but that is when a lot of work begins. Unlike our competitors, we want to show you every single bag that arrives so that you can choose the one you want. This results in happier customers and sets Marcopoloni apart. . . . → Read More: A New Campomaggi Collection Is Arriving

Not enough cash upfront? Bill Me Later!

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How many times have you gone shopping on Marcopoloni.com when you come across THE perfect thing for you but you can’t quite afford it in full? Well, if you are a PayPal user, there is a program called Bill Me Later. How it essentially works is, you get a credit line approved by Comenity . . . → Read More: Not enough cash upfront? Bill Me Later!