$450 Starbucks Card Now On Sale

Move over gift cards. Starbucks is offering its first "super premium" gift card. USA Today reports the coffee giant is releasing the Starbucks Metal Card, which costs 450-dolllars. It's loaded with 400 dollars. Starbucks says it costs another 50 dollars to make the card, which is made of steel instead of plastic.

It will only make five-thousand of the cards, sold through Gilt-dot-com. It's on sale Friday. Not everyone's a fan of the concept. One cultural anthropologist tells U-S-A Today it's a card for the "one percent," and it's all about status.

(source: CNN)