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Sibani Perles

Le Pahia Shopping Center, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 67 75 75
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Vaitape
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Owner description: Didier Sibani began his interest in Tahitian Black Pearls working alongside Coco Chaze on the atoll of Manihi in the Tuamotu Archipelago. In 1973,... more » Owner description: Didier Sibani began his interest in Tahitian Black Pearls working alongside Coco Chaze on the atoll of Manihi in the Tuamotu Archipelago. In 1973, Sibani established himself as one of the pioneers of the Tahitian Pearl Industry. By 2001, the SIBANI Pearls group has grown to 69 boutiques around the world. At the heart of the Polynesian South Pacific, lies our flagship retail store in Vaitape, Bora Bora. We create a local and comfortable atmosphere through our bamboo decor and friendly professional staff, whom are well educated in the history and value of the Tahitian Black Pearls. We pride ourselves in educating our clientele about every bit of the production process concerning the cultured pearl. Our selection includes an overwhelming variety of pearls in all shapes, sizes and grades. Matched with pendants, earrings, and necklaces of silver or gold, we assist our clients to find their unique pearls, to highlight their unique persona. « less
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Brampton, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

we were on Windstar and the owner came on the ship to promote his store that was now run / managed or owned by his daughters. one daughter is eureka. a lot of people from our cruise shopped there . we went to the shop and gladly waited our turn as she served another customer when it was our turn... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Indeed you are absolutely right and we remember well that day and you. We indeed many customers to serve at the same time and when Yuriko dealt you a customer who ordered a necklace and we had to put size and came to control Yuriko made you wait a few minutes to do try the length of the... More

Glenview, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I was on a Windstar cruise in in the French Polynesian Islands a couple weeks ago. My wife is crazy about Tahitian pearls and went wild and bought a bunch at our first visit to a pearl farm. When we got to Bora Bora and visited Sibani, with the expertise of the owner, Didier Sibani, who also... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear client, Thanks for your comment. As expert for the U.N., French Chamber of Commerce and other expertise offices I must to be very honest with the clients. If the clients bought something in any shop in French Polynesia I must to tell them the true and I am happy when I can confirm a good expertise but must also... More

Westcliffe, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

So, there we were at the end of our vacation in French Polynesia. It's a Sunday, and we leave for the airport in the morning... We had been on a cruise ship that had stopped in Bora Bora a few days earlier, and I had seen a ring at the Sibani store - but then wasted away my time before... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear guests, It really was a pleasure for me to meet you and thanks a lot for your nice message. Yes if we want to serve correctly to our clients we must to spend time with them to understand their needs and what they are waiting from us. I always say to my staff that the client is OUR BOSS... More

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Arrived recently on a Holland America cruise and our shopping guide recommended a visit to the Sibani jewelry shop. It was quite a treat, and I was able to find a lovely silver pendant with a black pearl attached. Everything looked good quality, with a wide variety of prices. I would recommend anyone to visit.

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Ia Orana e Maeva, Thank for your nice message. That help us to know about our client feeling as we consider that the client is the most important people in our company. Thanks again and hope to see you one day in one of our shop. Please remember our pearls are life time guaranty and only our company... More

Seignosse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

After all these years of visiting French Polynesia, I must admit we were still amazed this time when we walked into the Sibani Perles jewelry store in Vaitape, Bora Bora. Both my wife and I have worked in the pearl industry and we've seen our fair share of beautiful pearls, but entering this particular jewelry store is a treat every... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thanks a lot for your message on Trip Advisor. It's really important for us to received this kind of recognition and specially when it's coming from a client ho already work in the Pearls business and know how to recognize the quality of pearls. In Bora Bora we can find the worse and the best and in a... More

Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Once again, I had a wonderful experience buying a piece of jewelry from SIBANI Pearls. The bracelet I wanted was a special order, and your team did everything possible to guarantee I get exactly what I wanted. I was notified of the progress of my order at all times, and the price was exactly as quoted. It is the perfect... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review
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Chez Client IAORANA. Merci pour vos compliments. Chez nous le client est roi et nous faisons ce qu'il demande avec... More

Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Yuriko was the most helpful and patient person that I have ever worked with. I have never choose a pearl ring before and didn't have any idea of what it entailed. She explains me all the story about the bird of a pearl and I really feel safe after her explanations. I hope your company appreciates her . A kind... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear client Iaorana, I am very happy to see that you appreciate our shop and specially our seller who know very well the pearls. For sure they learn a lot before to have the right to sale some pearl or jewel but the most important that is they love pearls and have a strong respect for our clients. "Smiles" instead... More

Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

When i was on vacation and would like to get some jewelery home for my family,i went to Center commercial Le Pahia, Vaitape. I came to Sibani jewelery , i was very very satisfied by their professionalism and their services, the personals were very helpful and kinds. Finally i got what i wanted. Thank you Sibani Perles for your services... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear client Iaorana, Thank for your message. We are happy to know that you find in our jewellery what you are looking for. It's an honour for us to serve our clients and we are very proud to say that you buy a quality pearl and not a juvenile pearl. Thanks for your confidence. More

greenville
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed at the hilton Bora Bora and took the shuttle to town. While we were there we stopped into many of the shops. We were fortunate that David the only was in. He spent a great deal of time educating my husband on pearls while I looked around. He made us feel welcome and encouraged me to pick up... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear client Iaorana, Yes I remember you. Nice to have some news and see that you are happy to shop with us. It's a pleasure for us to give to our clients the right informations about Tahitian Pearls and see that they appreciate our service. When you buy a jewel with a Tahitian Pearl in Bora Bora you do not... More

New York, New York, United States
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4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Went in October 2013 for our honeymoon. Me and my wife were set on purchasing black pearls as souvenirs for our momentous occasion. Check out a couple of shops but this was by far the best. Price was great, location was great (short boat ride from Hilton and close to market, café, and bike rentals). Our favorite person in Bora... More

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review

Dear Client Iaorana, Thank a lot for your nice message on Trip Advisor. We are the older jewelry shop specialized on Tahitian Pearls in the world since 1972 and our collections come from our own workshop in Milano in Italy. That why, our collections are completely different that the other jewelries shops whish buy their jewels in Tahiti. Those jewels... More

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