I learned to silversmith, the spring of 2002. That summer, I went out to visit my parents. I brought some tools and silver, to show Dad how to silversmith. He picked out a bloodstone (March's birthstone) and soldered a pendant. We had gotten as far as soldering it, but not the finishing up....grind, sand, polish and setting. Recently, Mom had gone through Dad's stuff and came across the box of silver, I left for him. In it, was the unfinished pendant. I finished getting the silver ready and sat the stone. I strung the pendant on one of my Grandmother's (Dad's Mom) silver chains.