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!

Artisanal Gelato

Affresco helps gelato craftspeople perfect and market their product.

Italian gelato is great, but Italian gelato made with the best ingredients by people who really know their craft is out of this world. That is exactly what I’m seeking and I have been lucky enough to find a few artisans who deliver that kind of experience. . . . → Read More: Artisanal Gelato

Really Good Ice Cream

When we were shopping for an Italian t-shirt in Italy we felt that we were running out of options. Then we found something as authentic as it gets. . . . → Read More: Really Good Ice Cream

Un Gelato al Bacio e allo Zabaglione for My Birthday

Everybody pretended to have forgotten about my birthday, but it was to surprise me with some gelato. The surprise, and finding artisanal gelato allo zabaglione begs the question: “when is my birthday again?” . . . → Read More: Un Gelato al Bacio e allo Zabaglione for My Birthday