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!

The First Peroni Frames in The United States

If you want the coolest frames in the nation, get in touch with me. These Peroni hardened leather frames are stylish and one-of-a-kind in the United States. . . . → Read More: The First Peroni Frames in The United States

The Ultimate Leather Coin Purse

FERRO Leather Coin Purse Red Delicious Burl

FERRO Florentine Leather Coin Purse in Red Delicious Burl

I have seen many coin purses in my life. Many of them made by very experienced and skilled artisans. Then I saw the FERRO and understood what could be accomplished when you set out to make the best possible coin purse.

After years of . . . → Read More: The Ultimate Leather Coin Purse

Campomaggi at Pitti

Campomaggi Bauletto in 2017 Winter style

The Campomaggi Fall Winter collection is very compelling and should not be missed because the new designs are exquisite and the new options are clearly designed with the user in mind. I can picture Marco trying to think how a bag is going to be used in the field. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi at Pitti

At Pitti Peroni Made Me Feel

Daniele with the first Peroni frames to come to the States.

At Pitti, style runs wild. When I walked into the Peroni booth I fell in love with their new eyeglasses and I bought a pair right away. Now I feel young and confident. Imagine that! . . . → Read More: At Pitti Peroni Made Me Feel

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

Two Antartidee Wall Clocks I Am Absolutely Crazy About

MESSPRESSO Spilled Espresso Wall Clock

Antartidee clocks are the coolest clocks in the world in my not-so-humble opinion. Put together a spilled espresso wall clock with a time wasting faucet dripping clock and you have cool clocks covered. . . . → Read More: Two Antartidee Wall Clocks I Am Absolutely Crazy About

Campomaggi Spring Summer 2016

GALLO Reversible Canvas Tote Fuchsia

The new Campomaggi Spring/Summer 2016 collection is here. . . . → Read More: Campomaggi Spring Summer 2016

Third Time Is The Charm

Basic Focaccia

Third time is a charm except when perfection is your goal. My focaccia was very edible on my first attempt yet not yet to die for. More tries are needed. . . . → Read More: Third Time Is The Charm

My Second Shot at Focaccia

Homemade Focaccia

My second attempt at making focaccia was almost perfect, except for two crucial details, which I completely messed up. . . . → Read More: My Second Shot at Focaccia

My First Focaccia Attempt

My first attempt at focaccia was far from a success.

Failure is just a learning lesson. If you try again and again with improvements in the process you will eventually excel at it. . . . → Read More: My First Focaccia Attempt