Panacea WHITE CLOTH COVERED Floral Stem Wires 26 Gauge (240 pieces) 18" long. The higher the gauge number the more flexible and thinner the wire is. Floral wires are used to lengthen and support stems. You can use them for hanging wreaths by shaping them into loops. Perfect for securing floral material to wreaths and forms. Cake making and decorating use: Cloth covered floral wire can be used as the stem when creating royal icing flower decorations on your cakes. You get 240 wires per order.