What is a dap? What does dapped mean?
"Dap" is an alteration of the word "dab" - to strike lightly. The jewelry industry has adapted this word for its own use. Dapping is what adds height and dimension to filigree and other stamped findings. There are several ways to dap a filigree:
Pictured below is a series of daps made from our large 5 petal filigree
Left to right the style numbers are 8352-D, 8352-A, 8352-P
Guyot Brothers manufactures a large range of dapped filigree and jewelry findings that can be used to produce an increasing variety of products from ad specialty items to zipper pulls. You may find our filigree catalog helpful in further understanding daps and dapping.
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