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"Black Pearls" Top 5 Page for this destination French Polynesia Shopping Tip by Helga67

French Polynesia Shopping: 12 reviews and 10 photos

  Black Pearl
by Helga67

What to buy: The Tahitian black pearl is French Polynesia's biggest export product and, together with the traditional souvenirs, the most sold item to tourists visiting French Polynesia. The beautiful black pearls are produced by the black-lipped oyster living in the lagoons of the Tuamotu and Gambier Islands.

When you shop for your black pearls you can make a better choice if you know what to look for in choosing a quality pearl. The main criteria are size, shape, surface quality, luster and color.

On the website below, you can find more info.

Theme: Jewelry

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 25, 2004
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