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Sibani Perles

Le Pahia Shopping Center, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 40677575
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Ranked #8 of 20 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. Open from 9am to 6pm Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays. « less
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were referred by another guest from our recent Source Events Wind Spirit Cruise, shopping for pearls at Sibani. We were greater by Yuriko, a very lovely lady who educated us on Bora Bora's Black Pearls. She showed us several pearls describing the quality, color and luster of them. The overall experience was superb. Yuriko also walked us through all... More

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

Dear Client Ia orana e Maeva. For the "SIBANI Pearl company" One of the pioneer of the Tahitian Cultured Pearls and all it's team of pearls and jewels advisor, we do not sale only a jewel with pearl but an image of our beautiful gem. the dual customer and jewel must to be perfect. Our objective is to advise the... More

Chesterfield, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The first day that I went into town to shop while vacationing in Bora Bora, I was very skeptical of buying pearls. I went to every shop to compare prices, services and quality. I was very impressed with Sibani Pearls although I didn't buy that day. I came back to town a couple of days later and bought a bracelet... More

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

Dear Guest Ia Orana, Thanks to came and choose our shop for buying your pearl jewel. It's really important when you visit a new country to compare the quality of the products and the prices. Everything is possible in a tourist place. You do it during your stay in Bora Bora and we are very proud that you choose our... More

Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We too were on the Windstar, Windspirit in July. After attending the presentation on board by Sibani, we went to their store in Bora Bora. We had a great experence with superb sales assistance. There was a wide choice of pearls and settings. My wife ended up buying a beautiful necklace that will always remind us of our great visit... More

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

Dear Guest Ia orana and Manava, We would like to tank you to choose our jewelry for buying your necklace. It's important for us to know that our guests are 100% (and not only 99%) happy with the jewel they buy during their travel. Thanks again and do not forget that our pearls are lifetime guaranty and do not hesitate... More

Ottawa, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I was on the Wind Spirit and was present at the presentation on board ship by the owner's daughter. She remembered me from the ship and immediately rushed to serve me personally. She was lovely, and diplomatic when she realized I was not looking to purchase an expensive item (by their standards.) In truth, I went to the store only... More

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

Dear guest, Thanks for your nice message on Trip Advisor. We really pay attention to our client messages because it's the best way for us to increase our service and the quality of our jewels. For us a client is very important even if he does not buy an expensive item. The most important when you visit a island like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We bought our pearls on Bora Bora. The sales people were so helpful, as we were making selections in different price ranges. Their knowledge and recommendations were outstanding and I am enjoying my earring and pendant, as well as getting terrific comments from my friends. I recommend this store to anyone looking to bur Tahitian peals. They had a better... More

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

Dear Mrs. Karen, Thank for your nice appreciation of our shop on our team and we are very happy to see that you found what you are looking for. That will be a long time souvenir for this nice and unforgivable travel. Hope you will continue to get a lot of compliments from all your friends Thank again to choose... More

Livonia, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We visited Sibani during our 20th anniversary trip in June 2014. My only regret is that I didn't have more time to spend at the store. Their designs were stunning! In addition, they had several unique pieces that could be worn "everyday" and not just for special occasions. I thought their prices were very reasonable. We were extremely pressed for... More

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

Dear guest Ia orana e Manava, We are very happy that you find a nice ring in our shop and we would like to thank you to giving us your confidence. Buying a jewel can be sometime a bad experience and we do not want that our clients can be one day disappointed by what they bought in our store.... More

Wilmington, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The people at Sibani Pearl were outstanding. They took the time to educate on the difference between their pearls and others one might buy, they were patient and helpful as I took my time selecting exactly the right pearls. They provided all of the documentation we needed to easily complete the customs transactions. They were amazing. Thank you Sibani Pearls.

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

Dear Guest, Ia orana and Manava, Thanks for your message. Yes we know we need time to choose one jewel that we will used for many years and our staff know that they must to advise our clients to make the good choice. We give all our time for our clients, because they are the most important peoples for us.... More

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were recommended to Sibani by Amanda on the Wind Spirit. We've shopped all over the world. The service by Crystal, Uriko, and Robert was exceptional. Do yourself a great service if you intend to buy pearls in Bora Bora and visit/buy from Sibani! :)

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

Dear Guests Iaorana, It's a great pleasure for me when our clients are happy with the jewels they buy in our shop. So thanks a lot for your nice message and remember that all our pearls are life time guarantee. Hope that you enjoy your travel in or paradise island. More

Brampton, Canada
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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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6 reviews 6 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

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