Can t stop wire wrapping? Save money, buy in bulk. This gauge and hardness of Sterling Silver wire is perfect for hanging and wrapping small beads, gems or pearls. NOTE: Each lot is approximately one ounce in weight, and approximately 48 feet long. May exceed this amount by up to one percent. Measurement Conversions: 24 Gauge Wire = 0.0201 inches wide = 0.5105mm wide.