This torch hides the Elder Futhark rune Kenaz, meaning "beacon" or "torch". It also has the meanings "Vision, revelation, knowledge, creativity, inspiration, technical ability. Vital fire of life, harnessed power, fire of transformation and regeneration. Power to create your own reality, the power of light. Open to new strength, energy, and power now. Passion, sexual love." Source: http://www.sunnyway.com/runes/meanings.html
Gauge is not crucial. You can easily make a bigger or smaller torch by varying the yarn and hook.