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Diamond Encrusted, Gold Laced Credit Card For Millionaires

While most of the world is chest deep in a credit crunch, MasterCard has teamed up with Kazakhstan's Kazkommertsbank in launching the Diamond credit card. The diamond-encrusted, gold-laced card will be released in two weeks to an elite population of millionaires who can afford the $1,000 annual fee and won't blink at the $50,000 credit limit.

The growing millionaire population of Kazakhstan is currently at 12,000, and the bank needs only about eight percent of these people to sign up for a card: A total of 1,000 cards will be released and only 30 each month to ensure the card will not be taken for granted as a status symbol. The his version features a winged horse and the hers version boasts a peacock, and there is a 0.02 carat diamond embedded in every card's center. MasterCard launched a similar card for its most VIP customers in Dubai last year.

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CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
you KNOW thats a republicans card......(running)
stephley stephley 8 years
seriously tacky.
Calimie Calimie 8 years
Ridiculous. And yeah, the limit is too low, I would have expected $300 or $500.000. It's not worthy other than for the status symbol.
brandi07 brandi07 8 years
That is insane and over the top. Why is the annual fee so high though? It is kind of surprising that you have to pay $1000 per year to get a $50,000 limit.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
wow - that's just INSANE. i wish that i could fall in the category of people who could get this card. i can't even manage to pay what i have now - but it would be nice to be a millionaire don't you think?
karisaamy karisaamy 8 years
Why would anyone pay $1000 a year for a credit card - I've always thought any card with a annual fee was stupid, this one is just too much.
laughing808 laughing808 8 years
wow..........
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I wonder if you can sell the card and if so how much can you get. We all know someone will put it on eBay.
lms lms 8 years
That is so stupid. And that is not a high credit limit at all. I have a card that is not far off from that and it doesn't have a ridiculous annual fee or an unnecessary diamond in it.
aprilmayjune4 aprilmayjune4 8 years
If your cardholders are super rich, why have a credit limit at all?
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 8 years
Are you serious? Ridiculous is exactly the right word to use.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
Ridiculous.
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