We used two 1-lb. packets for six vessels. Other required materials included newspaper to safeguard our surface, a candy thermometer, and a microwave-safe measuring cup with a spout.
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Once secured, we poured wax into each vessel to about 1/8 in. below the rim.
We then melted the remaining wax and filled the vessels back up to the original fill line.