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Sibani Perles

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Address: Le Pahia Shopping Center, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
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+689 40 67 75 75
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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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On Board Seminar

Mr. Sibani cam abound our cruise ship and gave us a "seminar" on the history of the Tahitian pearl, the production of pearls and the grading of the quality of the pearls. It was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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El Dorado Hills, California
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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mr. Sibani cam abound our cruise ship and gave us a "seminar" on the history of the Tahitian pearl, the production of pearls and the grading of the quality of the pearls. It was very interesting. I feel much more informed on the subject. We will be visiting his shop this morning. Hopefully, our experience will continue to be a... More 

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

Dear Guest Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed our Pearl talk. Rest ensured, that we will take you comments for further encouragement within the team to ensure personal service and warm welcome for your visit. All the best and see you soon!... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the Windstar Cruise and when we anchored at Bora Bora somebody from the staff highly recommended Sibani Pearls. We actually didn't plan to buy any pearls but out of curiosity we went to the Sibani Store, well knowing that Tahitian black pearls are famous and the only one in the world. To our surprise we ended up... More 

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

Dear Yolanda, dear Greg, A big thank you for your kind compliments, first for choosing us for purchasing your jewelry and also to share your comments with 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... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a guest on board the Windstar cruise and for two days we docked in Bora Bora. What an amazing place. Mr Sibani came on board and gave us a excellent talk on the black pearls and how he was involved in it. I had always planned to buy pearls in the French Polynesia but there was something about... More 

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

1) Dear Guest, Thank for taking the time to share your experience about our jewelry store. People are busy and their efforts should be acknowledged. Here’s an example, “I just logged onto my computer and saw your review. It made my day! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences online. It means a lot for... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the Windstar Cruise and this store came highly recommended as THE best place to buy pearls. It was such a pleasure to speak to Mr. Sibani and his two very friendly & knowledgeable saleswomen. I felt very confident in knowing I bought my necklace from a very reputable store! It's such a beautiful piece to add to... More 

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

Dear guest, Yes it's true, to give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. After you must to respect your guests and only give the best quality jewels. If we are the most appreciated jewelry by the Tahitian women and recommended by the most important hotels and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Attended a lecture by Mr. Didier Sibani on the history and details of the Tahitian pearl and the industry and learned so much from this charming and knowledgable gentleman. Having been a pioneer in this industry, he is amazing! In his shop my experience was also outstanding. Mr. Sibani's daughter spent as much time as needed to ensure that I... More 

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

Dear Mrs Sandi, Thank for taking the time to share your experience about our jewelry store. People are busy and their efforts should be acknowledged. Here’s an example, “I just logged onto my computer and saw your review. It made my day! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences online. It means a lot for... More 

Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I walked into this store to browse. I had previously visited four stores and wanted to compare with those options I saw earlier that day. I encountered the most lovely sales assistant, Julie I believe. She spent over half hour with my husband and myself showcasing various rings and settings. Eventually suggested we look at earrings and together we found... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for such a great review! At SIBANI Pearls Jewelry, our goal is to provide you with a memorable shopping experience for our valued customers. Why? Just because since 46 years I love Pearls and the Pearls are my babies, my passion and no concession can be accepted about pearls quality and prices. We know that we... More 

Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I have the wonderful pleasure of hearing Mr. Sibani on my Windspirit cruise when we docked in Bora Bora. He had just flown in and was tried. But you would have never known it. He spoke about how he started and developed his business, how pearls are cultured, and what to look for. He was delightful and the talk was... More 

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

Merci Mrs. jaymsea and happy new year, Thank you for such a great review! At SIBANI Pearls Jewelry our goal is to provide you with a memorable shopping experience for our valued customers. We will be sure to let Yuriko our manager know how much you appreciate her expertise. And yes the Wind Star Cruise Line knows the value of... More 

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I was with my family in holidays. We went to Sibani Pearls to buy some jewelry and pearls in memory of this holidays. Sibani team is welcoming, they give good advices and we can buy all we wanted. If you want to buy real and good pearls go to Sibani shopping. Sorry for my English I'm French so I try... More 

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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this review
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Ia orana ite ma tahiti api Sarah, Votre anglais et parfait mais vous pouviez écrire votre gentil message en Français.... More 

Sacramento, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

I had done some research before we left on our tour. So when we went shopping on the Paul Gauguin I had an idea of what to look for as far as quality. I knew about the difficulty in a shop getting their pearls certified so when I saw that all of their pearls were certified I knew that those... More 

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

Dear Guest, dear new friend, My team and I are delighted to receive your review of your wonderful shopping experience. Thank you for your encouraging feedback and compliments to our store, it is very rewarding for the team to realize that their warm and professional service is appreciated. Writing a review on TripAdvisor also helps many other shoppers make the... More 

Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I purchased a beautiful pearl necklace from Monsieur Didier. Unfortunately he was so busy when the Windstar docked that he was unable to come to the yacht to share his knowledge of pearls but after meeting with him earlier in the day and his suggestion that we wait to hear his talk about pearls we decided to... More 

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

Dear Guest, Yes it was a crazy day with all our Chinese clients. We are ranked N° 1 on Trip Advisor but also N°1 on the Chinese web site “Damping” and they know that we are 30% cheaper that the other shops and the price for the Chinese clients is the most important. We try to explain that the quality... More 

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