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8 oz. Glass Apothecary Jar
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Since medieval times apothecary jars have been used to display luxury goods and herbs. Perfect for a line of luxe candles, our glass blown 8 oz. apothecary jar is a premium, thin-walled, container with a 4-inch (10.2 cm) diameter. We also carry 16 oz. Apothecary Jars and Small Apothecary Jars.

Looking for a lid?
The 8 oz. Apothecary Jar works with the following lids:
3.25" Bamboo Lid
Large Flat Top
Bronze Metal Flat Lid
Silver Metal Flat Lid
Black Metal Flat Lid
Matte Black Metal Flat Lid
Gold Metal Flat Lid
Rose Gold Metal Flat Lid
White Glass Tumbler Lid
Amber Glass Tumbler Lid
Black Glass Tumbler Lid

How much wax will it hold? 
See this information in the Properties section of this page. Learn more about container wax weight and volume.

Looking for a wick suggestion?
Check out our wick guide to see recommendations! Our recommendations are estimates and should be used as a starting point for your own burn testing.

The EZ Multi Wick Setter precisely double and triple wicks jars.

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Made in the USA


Glass Transparency
Wax Weight (to Fill Line)
9.9 oz (281 g)
Volume (to Overflow)
14.5 fl oz (429 mL)
Manufacturer Spec. Fill
15 oz
2.75" (7 cm)
4" (10.2 cm)
Max Labeling Area
12.5" x 1.375" (31.8 cm x 3.5 cm)
Prop 65 Warning

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5 out of 5 Stars.
We love these jars!

We use these for our business and love the wide 4” diameter opening! We have ordered several dozen of these jars and the matching gold lids and will continue to order both over and over. If they were about an inch or two shorter but still had the 4” diameter they would be dream vessels, but we appreciate them as is. When we launch this jar will be in the limelight! I just hope CS will carry them in perpetuity, or offer the new mini ceramic jar with a 4” diameter! Thank you CS for stocking these chic, sleek candle jars!

5 out of 5 Stars.

Hola. Compre el frasco de boticario de 8oz. Lamentablemente no he podido usarlo. Con ninguna cera de las que he usado a funcionado. Esas ceras son la IGI 6006 , soja 464 y 4630. Si uso las que ustedes sugieren, no funcionan, si pongo dos mechas de vamos a asuponer eco2, el frasco se calienta demasiado. He gastado dinero y tiempo. Ya no se que más hacer con esto. Les agradecería su opinión.

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CandleScience responded: 2023-09-18

Hi Juana, thanks for reaching out. We're happy to help! A member of our customer support team is reaching out via email to assist.

4 out of 5 Stars.

This jars definitely bigger than 8 oz. I am currently in the testing phase to see how it will burn. I am using the CD 12"6 wicks, and the 464 soy wax. I am looking to get a 8%-10% HT. I am just doing this as a hobby, but it seems like I am spending a lot of money on wicks.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Great for GB 464 Soy Wax

These jars are great because they are neutral and can be customized to whatever look you are going for and work great for any season of the year. Very versatile. I pair it with the bronze lid and a glossy white label and it looks very sleek. After testing with 464 wax, I found that the double wicking with CD 8 was my best bet at 8% FO. Could get away with CD12 with higher FO but it will create a deeper melt pool than needed.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Surprise its more

Not sure as to why CS is saying these are 8oz... but I clearly got more into it without it over flowing and I am very excited about it!

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CandleScience responded: 2023-03-28

Hi There! Thank you for taking the time to review the 8 oz Apothecary Jars. To help out with any confusion in regards to how much a container will hold, we will always list the wax weight of the containers we carry on the product page for each container, as well as the measurement in fluid ounces. We provide this information because containers will almost always hold less wax than they will water, and we know how vital the wax weight measurement is for our customers.

For a majority of the containers we carry, the name we list on our website is not the name that was determined by the manufacturer. Generally, their names are based on the volume by fluid ounce, which is also the name that would appear on the packaging from the manufacturer. I hope this information is helpful, but you if have further questions or concerns please email us at [email protected].

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