World’s most expensive Christmas cards
A luxury card company are producing bespoke Christmas cards which take over a month to create, are decorated with rubies and cost up to £6,400 ($10,000).
Card company Gilded Age Greetings, based in Florida and New Jersey, USA pride themselves on their luxury cards, which are handmade with designs painted on calfskin vellum- a type of medieval parchment.
The one of a kind Christmas cards range from $395 to a staggering $10,000 and each card can take up to a month to hand decorate using luxury materials including semi- precious stones.
A spokesperson from Gilded Age Greetings said: “Our most expensive cards have been custom commissions, which are original works of art and one of a kinds.
We use gemstone accents and real gold leaf or platinum gilding. They are all made one by one.
“We have orders from all over the world- which is amazing.
“Our most expensive card to date was was over $10,000 and featured a custom leather bound box and a ruby. It was just fabulous.”