Demoted my sapphire when the annual fee came due and needed to destroy the old card. After a pair of office scissors proved ineffective, I brought it home to face the blowtorch. Results here: Not good enough! If you look closely, you can still make out part of my name. On the back, the numbers are still legible, so no pictures of that! I remembered some early debate about what the card was made of, but don't know if the issue was ever conclusively resolved. Well, I can, with confidence, say that the core is metal and the skin is plastic. I heated it red hot, with the result you see here. Andyandy P.S.: It was kind of fun. P.P.S.: Ack. Image won't load. I'll fix it tomorrow. P.P.P.S: Fixed!