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“Tahitian Pearl Shop”
Review of Sibani Perles

Sibani Perles
Ranked #1 of 11 Shopping in Vaitape
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A good shop if you're on a budget, friendly and helpful staff, but the type of merchandise available didn't suit me..

Thank Michael M
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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Michael,
Thank you for your visit to our jewelry store and we are pleased that you have become acquainted with the pearl of Tahiti. We have in store over 12,000 Tahitian pearl jewelry and 30,000 pearls. We are the most important Tahitian Pearl Shop in the wold. It is unfortunate that you have not found the jewel of your dreams but we hope you could see the beauty of the pearl of Tahiti. In case you want a very special jewel our workshops of Tahiti or Milan in Italy can make all kinds of jewelry. Of course, the pearl of Tahiti is the most beautiful jewel of the seas and its price is still high despite that we produce our own pearls in our farms and make our jewelry in our workshops. In general, we still remain about 30% cheaper than the competition but the cost of pearl and gold is still important. Thank you again for your visit and for sharing your opinion with the most important travel site on the Trip Advisor website. Maururu

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

While on a cruise we went to Sibani Pearls to purchase some pearls. The pearls are gorgeous, however the band outside the store were so much fun. Please do not miss them for much fun and enjoyment. Their music and excitement to perform was a highlight for all of us. Take photos with them and please do not forget to give them tips.

Thank RDHJMH
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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our store. We truly enjoyed working with you and are glad we were able to create a memorable experience. The greatest complement we could ever receive is your recommendation!
Yes Bora Bora is THE place where to shop for Pearls but as in many tourist places we must to pay a lot of attention because many shops open during the last years and do not really know about that specific product. We are also very happy that you appreciated our Tahitian band. We want to offer to our visitors a very Polynesian atmosphere and our shop all in bamboo and our band give you the Polynesian spirit and mana.
Thanks again

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

After solid research at home, my partner took me here to look at pearls for my birthday. Yuriko was amazing. She helped us choose the most beautiful set of earrings by guiding us through the most flattering sizes, shapes, colours and styles for me. Her service was very knowledgeable and personalised and I can’t recommend her highly enough. The pearls are extremely high quality and will bring me lasting pleasure to wear.
You will be in good hands if you shop here, and if you choose to check out the other shops before making your final purchase as we did, that was ok.
Thank you so much Yuriko and Sibani. That was definitely one of the best shopping experiences I’ve ever had.

Thank Keryl C
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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Guest
thank you very much for your kind review and your positive comments about SIBANI Pearls and our team members. As we put a lot of effort in training to ensuring warm and personalized service towards our guests, it is a great joy for us to see that Yuriko effort was so much appreciated. Rest ensured, that it will find as well its internal recognition. Regarding our Jewelry collections, which are especially created / designed by us, they are also available for sale on our various websites. Just in case you consider a new one for yourself one day. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you soon again or just send us an email and we will answer you by return.
Best regards
Didier Angelino Sibani
Owner and Manager

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

In February 2018, we went to Bora Bora and I decided to spoil myself. Didn’t have too much knowledge with pearls but Concetta, wonderful staff, had the patience and the kindness to explain and answer all my questions. I bought a ring and have so many compliments!
Thank you, it was a wonderful experience.

Thank _ritabureau
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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

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 me because I am one of the few pioneers who believe in the future of the Tahitian Pearls at the end of the 60’ and the pearls are not a business anymore for me, but like mine babies and I am proud after 45 years to still to show the most beautiful pearls in French Polynesia.
But also to our staff that you took the time to speak about them. It’s really important for them to read your nice comment.
They give the best to please and explain everything you need to know BEFORE you buy a pearl jewel, and never lie or play with the clients.
For us you are a guest not only a client. You become our reel boss and for us ”respect” is important. Today, tomorrow and for all your life because we are the only jeweler who gives a lifetime guaranty on our pearls.
In a tourist place and for this beautiful product it’s important to be very vigilant and learn first.
Also in each tourist place and with this kind of luxury products we really must to be vigilant. So many clients say that they come back to our jewelry because we say the true and our prices are the most corrects.
Thank again.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I recently traveled to Bora Bora, and I wanted a set of black pearl earrings to commemorate our trip. We went to Vaitape in search of my earrings, and the choices were overwhelming. There were numerous stores and the prices were pretty exorbitant. We were willing to make an investment in a nice set of earrings, but we also wanted a guarantee for what we were purchasing. We saw a "Trip Advisor" sign in the window at Sibani and as such, decided to shop there for my earrings. The clerk that assisted us was very courteous and knowledgeable. She provided expert service, and I am delighted with our purchase. We recommend that you shop here for your future black pearl purchase!

Thank jlgourley
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Didier S, Propriétaire at Sibani Perles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

We are very touched by your positive comments on our jewelry you have left on TripAdvisor. The positive feedback of our customers is in fact one of our main source of motivation and I will not fail to share with our entire team.
At Sibani Pearls our customer is our real boss. Our role is to give him 100% happiness and that for many years. We know the pearls with passion and love and we must to explain to our guests why this gem is perfect for a cocktail party or a perfect beauty hang the work.
Thanks again and we hope to see you again in French Polynesia.
Best regards

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