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!

A Conversation with Marco Campomaggi

One of my goals forĀ this trip to Italy was to meet with Marco Campomaggi. I love his bags so much that I wanted to ask him about how he got his inspiration–something I did not get to do when I visited last year.

I’ve been selling Italian leather bags for a few years . . . → Read More: A Conversation with Marco Campomaggi

To the Fair, and Beware!

I am now an outsider. Some of the things that are supposed to be obvious to all Italians are foreign to me. I loved the look of ATM guy who was trying to explain the meaning of the 1.60 Euro ticket. I think that he actually believed what he was saying. . . . → Read More: To the Fair, and Beware!

Ten Minutes Late: Not Bad!

My first experience riding an Italian high speed train. The seats in second class are pretty unimpressive compared to Japanese high speed trains, but the ride is pleasant and fast. There are some things that you should know about Roma Termini, trenitalia.com, and the trains themselves. . . . → Read More: Ten Minutes Late: Not Bad!