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!

My Snaplink and Daniele Saved The Day

DANIELE belt pouch

My snaplink and my daniele saved the day yesterday. Although the ending is confusing. . . . → Read More: My Snaplink and Daniele Saved The Day

Campomaggi Writes About Artisanship

Campomaggi writes about artigianalita`

This month I selected the word “artisanship” as our Facebook short address because everything related to Marcopoloni was already taken. Artisanship is one of those words, such as artisanal, that must be so uncommon in the English language that the spell-checker underlines them. For years this led me to believe that the words did . . . → Read More: Campomaggi Writes About Artisanship

The Campomaggi Camouflage Bag That Struck My Heart, Twice

GALVANI Camo Print Canvas Tote with Distressed Studs

I was starting to come to terms with the fact that the GALVANI, the Campomaggi camouflage canvas tote, was an awesome bag to use daily for work this winter and beyond. Then someone bought the last one! . . . → Read More: The Campomaggi Camouflage Bag That Struck My Heart, Twice

Campomaggi’s Newest Creations

Since we received the new Campomaggi Fall/Winter 2013 collection last week, we have been franctically doing quality control, taking photos and adding new products up on the website! It has been very busy here at Marcopoloni, but it is worth getting all the products up for the wonderful customers we interact with. In this . . . → Read More: Campomaggi’s Newest Creations

9 New Campomaggi Products from The Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

GALVANI Camo Print Canvas Tote with Distressed Studs

I am smitten by one of the new Campomaggi bags that just arrived: the GALVANI camouflage distressed canvas might have my name on it. The entire collection looks a lot better in person than we remembered it and we are super excited. And so are our customers! They can’t wait for us to post all the bags and bracelets. We are working as hard as we can to get them all online! . . . → Read More: 9 New Campomaggi Products from The Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Handwriting? Who does that any more?

Diario-Blog-2

We live in a technological age where everything is digitized; blogs, e-mails, instant messages, text messages, you get the picture. Because of all the digitized data we send and receive, we no longer have a need to use the old school method of solid pen and paper documentation. It is very telling to even . . . → Read More: Handwriting? Who does that any more?

There is Leather and Then There is Campomaggi Leather

There is handmade Campomaggi leather and then there is canned-made leather. Can you see the difference?

I grew up experiencing what I call “handmade leather” the leather selected by a skilled craftsman who seeks a quality ingredient that will determine the quality of the end product. “Canned-made” leather is a term that we made up to describe the material that is the result of the pursuit of profits. You can see the difference right here on my wrist. . . . → Read More: There is Leather and Then There is Campomaggi Leather

Nuances of the Forlanini

Forlanini Strap

When it comes to Campomaggi crossbody bags, the long straps made for them are, well, extremely long. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the length of the strap makes the bag that much more universal. After all, not everyone is 5’3″ like I am! When I first got my ForlaniniĀ (by the way, we . . . → Read More: Nuances of the Forlanini

I Won’t Let Summer Slip Past Me

Summer has been a lot of fun but now I am starting to feel the first signs that it might becoming to an end. Yet, there is still plenty of summer to savor and just thinking about Gianni’s Sicily and I am right back in the mood for some good times, though sadly longing for an exotic beach. . . . → Read More: I Won’t Let Summer Slip Past Me

The Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving

The Campomaggi Fall/Winter 2013 collection has started to trickle in. We only received two bags and there are two absolute novelties: a leather sling bag, and the first bag to use camouflage canvas. I really like both. . . . → Read More: The Fall/Winter 2013 Campomaggi Collection is Arriving