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Here are descriptions & dimensions to help you decide what size best fits your needs:

diameter glass straws


How to determine the correct size of straw you need. 

With the variety of styles, diameters and lengths available, it can seem overwhelming to try and figure out what straw works best for you. Use the process below to determine what you need.

— First, determine the style:
In most cases, this is a matter of personal preference. In general, the Decorative Dots and Beautiful Bends will not roll off of the table or counter. Conversely, you may not want a Beautiful Bend if it is going in a stainless steel container with a lid (the bend would be beneath the lid and not really serve its intended purpose.) The Decorative Dots can be used to color code your drinks, much like wine charms.

Styles available are:

Not all styles are available in each size, however, we can custom make any combination of diameter/length/style that would suite your need. You can email or call for a quote.

Sipping Straws
7mm outside 2.5mm inside
Available only in 6.25" length
Use the Sipper – for cocktails, mocktails, wines, teas & juices without any pulp.

Coffee Straws
7mm outside 4mm inside
Available in 8", 9" and 10" lengths
Use the Coffee Straw – for iced coffees, tall cocktails and mocktails, water.

Lid Straws
8mm outside 4mm inside
Available in 7 ", 8 " and 9 " lengths
Use the Lid Straw – for Mason jar lids and some coffee cups with lids.

Ice Tea Straws
9.5mm outside 5.5mm inside
Available in 6.25", 7", 8" , 9" and 10" lengths
Use the Ice Tea – for water, Ice Tea, juices with pulp. This is the most popular and versatile diameter.

Smoothie Straws
12mm outside 7.6mm inside
Available in 6.25", 7", 8", 9" and 10" lengths
Use the Smoothie – for thicker shakes & smoothies.

Bubble Tea Straws
14mm outside 11mm inside
Available only in 9 " length
Use the Bubble Tea for Bubble Tea drinks.

— Finally, determine the length:
If your straw is too short for your glass or bottle, it will be difficult to use. If it’s too long, it will be more easily knocked over. You will want to measure the container you will be using your straw with. Using a tape measure or ruler, measure from the far side of the glass at the bottom to the near edge of the top of the glass. Add 1 or 2 inches to this measurement and round up to the nearest inch. That is the length you will need. The exact measurement is not critical as long as the length would allow the straw to stick out about 1 to 2 inches.

If we do not stock the exact size & style of straw that you need, let us know! We’ll be happy to make it for you!! A $2.00 special order fee would apply.

Shorty Straws:
5 inches long
Available in 9.5mm & 12mm diameters
6.25 inches long
Available in 7mm(x 2.5mm), 9.5mm & 12mm diameters

Standard Straws:
7 inches long
Available in 8mm, 9.5mm and 12mm diameters
8 inches long - Simple Elegance
Available in 7mm(x 4mm), 8mm, 9.5mm & 12mm diameters
9 inches long - Simple Elegance, Beautiful Bends and Decorative Dots styles
Available in 7mm(x 4mm), 8mm, 9.5mm, 12mm & 14mm diameters

Extra-long Straws:
10 inches long
Available in 7mm(x 4mm), 9.5mm & 12mm diameters

*Note: 10" straws do not come boxed.