Ultimate Christmas card decorated with diamonds, emeralds, sapphires
$5,000 card could be pricier than your gift
Last Updated: 386 days ago
A luxury greeting card company is selling a Christmas card for $5,000.
Florida-based Gilded Age Greetings uses archival papers, 23-carat gold, as well as precious and semi-precious stones to make its luxury cards.
The company's opulent Christmas card is part of its Grand Couture collection and is made from diamonds, emeralds and sapphires.
For $5,000, the Christmas card is hand-painted in a traditional Renaissance technique using calf vellum adorned with precious stones, before being hand gilded with 23-carat gold. It also comes with a pair of complimentary white gloves for proper handling.
A Chanukah card is also available, for just $2,500.
For bargain shoppers, the Signature collection includes a selection of greeting cards starting at $450.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.