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Address: Le Pahia Shopping Center, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 40677575
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Description: Didier Sibani began his interest in Tahitian Black Pearls working...
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.
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Excellent shop!

That shop was recommended by the Wind Spirit in which we were cruising (Windstar Cruises). Indeed I bought a very good quality set of earings and neckless set. The even gave us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Long Beach, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I came to Tahiti for our honeymoon so naturally we figured a pearl was in order. We had two hours to walk around Vaitape and there were so many pearl shops it was a little overwhelming. We ended up catching the owner of Sibani right before closing and found a size 4.5 ring already with a pearl... More 

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

Dear Carrie, Thanks for your nice message and we are very happy to know that you love your ring. Yes unfortunately the ring and the hairs do not always make a good mix. But we hope you will enjoy long time your ring. Thanks again to choose us as your jeweler. More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

That shop was recommended by the Wind Spirit in which we were cruising (Windstar Cruises). Indeed I bought a very good quality set of earings and neckless set. The even gave us a very good discount, It was very difficult to choose due to the enormous collection they have, but the staff had a great patience with me and were... More 

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

Dear Mrs Sissi, Thanks a lot for your nice comment on Trip Advisor and we were very happy to help you to choose the best pearls. It's our duty to give the best and we are very proud to offer the most beautiful Pearls in French Polynesia and for this year we won again the prestigious "Best Jewelry of the... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I went to Tahiti with no intention of buying pearls as I had heard the stories about poor quality pearls sold to someone like me (with no knowledge of the pearl industry) at very high prices. We sailed on the Wind Spirit and they offered a lecture on the history of Tahitian pearls given by Mr. Didier Sibani. Mr. Sibani... More 

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

Dear Elsie, Really thank you for your very kind message on Trip Advisor. For us we always make our best to satisfy the wish of our guests and it's the most important in our business. Our guests must be 100% happy with their jewel. The Tahitian pearls represent more than 50 years of my life and I love to see... More 

Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Our cruise line recommended we purchase pearls in Sibani's store in Bora Bora. His store is near the main shopping street and within walking distance of the tender drop off point. There are many markets nearby selling much cheaper pearls, but the quality is hit or miss. Markets can sell pearls with just the thinnest layer of nacre, but Sibani's... More 

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

Dear customer, Like any company that wants to protect its customers with bad mishaps that may arrive in a tourist country, your Cruise Company has selected "Sibani Perles" as the jewelry that brings you the best service and the best value for money. After 50 years in this job, I'm really honored to lead a company that has made such... More 

Clagiraba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Sibani gave a very knowledgeable overview of the rating of pearls and displayed a beautiful selection of necklaces. We compared his prices to other Jewelers in Bora Bora and his were of a better quality and a better price range. Our selection included necklace of various colors including Pink, Blue, Purple, Cream, Green and a one off Drop with a... More 

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

Dear guest, Thanks for your nice message. Yes we present the best collection of necklaces with lifetime guaranty pearls. It's our duty to offer the best quality at the best prices and we are usually 25 to 30% cheaper as the other jewelry shops in French Polynesia. That why, every year we are awarded as the "best jewelry shop in... More 

Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I recently bought a pearl pendant necklace when we visited French Polynesia. To our surprise and delight, the owner Didier Sibani was working at the store while we were shopping. Both he and the associate who helped us, Yuriko, were so helpful and friendly, and took the time to make sure we thoroughly understood the pearl selection process. Wonderful customer... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks for your nice message on Trip Advisor. As many jewels we do not know really it's important to get all (the real) information when we want to spend money in a Tahitian Pearl. In French Polynesia you arrive in a tourist place and many sellers do not really know about the product they sale. That why we... More 

Arlington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I recently went to Sibani Perles and purchased two lovely pendants. Mr. Sibani and his daughter could not have been more helpful to me in choosing the pendants best for myself and my niece. They were mindful of the amount I wanted to spend and kept mw within my limits and provided wonderful options for me to consider. Mr. Sibani... More 

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

Hi Mrs Kathleen, Thanks a lot for your nice message. Yes I remember you, I were in Bora Bora that day and you choose two beautiful pendents with multicolor pearls. I really hope you will enjoy them for ever and that will remember your travel in French Polynesia and specially in Bora Bora. Thank for your confidence and best regards. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is the first time that I have written a review on Trip Advisor!. We visited beautiful Bora Bora for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and my husband's intention was to buy me a beautiful Tahitian Pearl to remember it by. We visited many pearl outlets, and found the service to be friendly and in some shops to be very pushy.... More 

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

Dear Paula and Ian, Service, service, service. Yes you are right. I am truly honored to lead a company that has made such a path on the road to excellence and innovation, demonstrating the unshakable faith of the team in his work and in the experience provided to each client. We present in our stores over 3000 Gold jewelry references... More 

Homewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I purchased some lovely earrings at Sibani Perles. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful. We did not feel rushed or pressured to buy. Beautiful way to remember our trip.

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

Dear Guests, A big thank you for your kind compliments, first for choosing us for purchasing your jewelry and also to share your comments on the Trip Advisor site. I do not know how to say thank you, but I'll take the place you offer me to address you all for your confidence. All your great appreciations and this in... More 

San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I recently purchased a Tahitian pearl necklace at Sibani Perles in Bora Bora. After looking at many stores, I found a style I liked and the price was fair. They had a good selections of pearls set in silver which are still beautiful, but much more affordable. The sales person was very helpful and not too pushy as in some... More 

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

Dear Marsha, Yes so many clients say that we are really cheaper and have the best collection of jewels in French Polynesia. That why we always get the prize of the best jewelry shop in French Polynesia by the Bora Bora Tourism Advisor and we are very proud for that. Present in 23 different countries with 69 Jewelry shops we... More 

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