Crystal Beads can be use as lucky bamboo arrangements, flower arrangements, decorations, candles fillers, centerpieces, and ice/heat packs. Ideal for weddings, holidays, crafts, home decor, baby showers, floral arrangements, parties, school projects, etc. Contains: 5 grams of water storing bamboo beads. Makes approximately 1/2 quart of beads. This will fill about 4 cups from the Economy Wedding Package 5 oz container. DIRECTIONS - Mix one 5 gram packet of Bamboo Beads in 3 cups of water (use distilled water to make larger beads). Allow the beads to sit and hydrate for at least 4 hours. Drain excess water. Pour beads into vase or container for decorating. As beads dry or dehydrate, repeat the steps above. CAUTION: Do not ingest. Keep out of reach of children. Dispose in trash. Do not flush down drain.