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!

Watching A Skilled Artisan Create

Skilled artisanship is hard to explain. If you have never seen it you have to see it to fully comprehend it. We seek skilled artisans and we tell the world about their amazing feats. We also think that their creations are worth pursuing. . . . → Read More: Watching A Skilled Artisan Create

Carousel Music Boxes Fondly Stir Up Your Past

Music boxes latch on to memories and our hearts. Sabatino and Catia’s rotating music boxes are inspired by their life experiences, which are also our life experiences. Because they make each by hand, these music boxes are a unique gift that will be personally cherished for a lifetime. . . . → Read More: Carousel Music Boxes Fondly Stir Up Your Past

Work Harder, Not Smarter, with This Antartidee Desk Clock

An elegant and stylish desk clock elevates the work environment in many ways. I like my Slipping Time desk clock and, yes, it does help me work harder, not smarter. . . . → Read More: Work Harder, Not Smarter, with This Antartidee Desk Clock

Today’s Catch: Volkswagen!

Caveat Emptor is nearly impossible today because of the complexity of global manufacturing. We try to vet our artisan and found that the best way to do so is by meeting them face to face often over the years. . . . → Read More: Today’s Catch: Volkswagen!

Comparing Gianni’s Classic Italian Leather Keychains

Classic Italian Leather Keychains

Among classic leather keychains, the Snaplink is my favorite, but there are compelling reasons to choose the Giamaicano or Classico instead. . . . → Read More: Comparing Gianni’s Classic Italian Leather Keychains

Peroni Leather Is Unlike Any Other

Leather Eyeglasses Case

Peroni leather products are in a class of their own. They are so unique that they really belong in the Marcopoloni catalog. Having used the OTTICA for a few months now, I can only speak very highly of them. Read this post to find out why! . . . → Read More: Peroni Leather Is Unlike Any Other

The One Campomaggi Briefcase I Couldn’t Live Without

Daniele's favorite Campomaggi briefcase

The Santarelli is my favorite Campomaggi briefcase. I had my doubts for six years, but when I finally had a real need for a briefcase I immediately turned to it. Now that I am an owner I couldn’t be happier. . . . → Read More: The One Campomaggi Briefcase I Couldn’t Live Without

Maledetti Toscani Shoes A Year Later

After a year owning two pairs of Maledetti Toscani shoes I am just as enthusiastic about them as I have ever been. If I had to pick a favorite, I would go with the STUPENDO ankle boots because they are unique and timeless. . . . → Read More: Maledetti Toscani Shoes A Year Later