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Sibani Perles

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

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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Shopping for Pearls, this is your place

Had a wonderful experience at Sibani Perles. Of all the stores in the town selling pearls, I really felt sense of honesty with the folks here. They were not trying to sell me the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful experience at Sibani Perles. Of all the stores in the town selling pearls, I really felt sense of honesty with the folks here. They were not trying to sell me the most expensive pearls in the shop. Very knowledgable and extremely helpful in explaining what's most important when selecting a pearl. Found exactly what I wanted, and... More 

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

Dear guest, Our clients are the boss and it's not our politic to take their money but just give them the maximum of pleasure for the minimum of cost. Yes in a tourist place unfortunately a lot of shops do that but we must to give respect to our client and to our products. Thank for sharing your experience on... More 

Cape North, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ventured to French Polynesia on Windstar Cruise, and shopped through five islands to find a great necklace of Tahitian black pearls. The cruise had recommended Sibani, so my group of ladies ventured over. Our beautiful sales lady was very informative, Mr. Sibani helped guide me to a beautiful necklace and earrings. Was ecstatic!!! Quality pearls, beautiful selection and a... More 

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

Dear clients, Ia Orana Many thanks you for taking the time to review our jewelry on the Trip Advisor website. This is very important for us of course but also forthe many visitors who try to find a quality pearl in a country where it is possible to find the best and unfortunately also the worst. We hope you will... More 

Rock Falls, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a Windstar Cruise and Mr. Silbani and his daughter came aboard to tell those interested about Tahitian pearls. He gave a very informative talk and I knew then that I wanted to go to their shop to find "my" pearl necklace! The next day my friends and I easily found their shop and the sales team went... More 

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

Dear Guest, Iaorana, Thank for your nice comment on trip advisor. We are very happy that you find exactly what you are looking for in our store. After 45 years in this business the most important for me it's to have a lot of friends around the world. The SIBANI Pearls group sale more than 10 jewels every hour in... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard Mr. Sibani talk about the pearl industry and was so impressed - he is an early founder of the industry in Tahiti. His delightful daughter runs the shop in Bora Bora. Knowledgable and very concerned to help you find what you want ( at any price point) rather than just upselling. I feel I got good value at... More 

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

Dear Guest, A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him.... More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a 7 day cruise to 5 different islands in French Polynesia, we looked in many stores in various locations with the intention of finding the perfect Tahitian Pearl pendant for our 25th Anniversary. We found it at Sibani Perles in Bora Bora, and no other store compared in service, merchandise, and quality. Customer service from Yuriko was outstanding! The... More 

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

Iaorana, Thanks a lot for your kind message. We are always very happy when our clients get a good filing with our services and products. Our staff is specially formed to know very well Tahitian pearls and they stay almost Two weeks in our farms before they can help our clients. As the pioneer in this domain I have the... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! I'm in love with the bracelet I got! Everywhere I go people compliment me, and I always refer them to Sibani :) I've had a lovely day in Bora Bora with my husband and when we went inside the store, the sales representatives were extremely nice and welcoming, and helped me with everything! Thank you Sibani for a great... More 

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

Dear Ortal & Erez, Thank for taking the time to share your experience about our jewelry store. People are busy and their efforts should be acknowledged. For us we must to give 100% of satisfation to our guests and we do our best for that. After 45 years of work we show the most important collection of pearl and jewels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pressure free shop selling a wide range of pearls starting at more reasonable prices than the other shops we visited. We found what we were looking for at a price we were happy with!

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

Dear guest, Thanks for your comment on TripAdvisor. We are very happy that you see that we are cheaper that the other jewelry shops. And also we are the only shop who give a life time guaranty for all her pearls. As we know that our pearls stay 5 years in the lagoon we can give this guaranty and we... More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Mr Sibani gave a very informative and interesting talk on the quality of beautiful Tahitian pearls. The talk explained the various factors in the grading of pearls with a power point presentation and beautiful strings of top quality pearls illustrating lustre and the various colours. All Sibani pearls are certified and meet government standards. At the Sibani retail outlet on... More 

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

Dear Annejs, In a tourist place it's really important to get all the information on the pearl and jewels "before" you choose and spend a lot of money. Please never forget that we are in a tourist place and what we can hear in many different jewelry shops is not automatically the true. Some sellers do not know nothing about... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

UPDATED REVIEW: Mr. Sibani and his beautiful daughter Yuriko visited us onboard the WINDSTAR Vessel WindSpirit, while in port at Bora Bora on July 6th, on the proper selection and purchase of quality Tahitian pearls. When I saw the spectacular necklace Yuriko was wearing, I knew I had to have one like it. It was a 3-Pearl ensemble on a... More 

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

Iaorana, Thanks a lot for your kind message. We are always very happy when our clients get a good filing with our services and products. Our staff is specially formed to know very well Tahitian pearls and they stay one week in our farms before they can help our clients in one of our shop. As the pioneer in this... More 

Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We enjoyed spending some time in Sibani Perles. Sibani was in town at that time and we learned a great deal about the industry from him. Prices at the store seemed reasonable compared with other locations of comparable quality. We enjoyed the experience and the earrings we picked up. Thank you.

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

Dear Scooky Ia Orana e Maeva, Thanks for sharring your feeling about our jewelry shop on our Trip Advisor pages. It's really important for us to know what our guests are thinking about our products and services and we feel good when the most important people of this company "YOU" our guest, write a nice and positive message. Thank again... More 

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