Back to the Beads! - continue shopping

 

Gauge Chart

The term “Gauge” is essentially a standard measure of thickness. This chart will show you the relation between gauge, inches and millimeters. A rule of thumb when understanding wire gauge: the higher the gauge number, the smaller the bead. Click here to shop our selection of wire.


    Gauge        Inches         Millimeters

0

0.325

8.26

2

0.257

6.54

4

0.204

5.19

6

0.162

4.12

8

0.128

3.26

10

0.102

2.59

12

0.081

2.05

14

0.064

1.63

16

0.051

1.29

18

0.040

1.02

19

0.036

0.912

20

0.032

0.812

21

0.028

0.723

22

0.025

0.644

23

0.023

0.573

24

0.020

0.511

25

0.018

0.455

26

0.016

0.405

27

0.014

0.360

28

0.013

0.321

29

0.011

0.286

30

0.010

0.255

32

0.0080

0.2019

34

0.0063

0.1600