I have also seen similar centerpieces that use epsom salts instead of sugar. You could also sprinkle a mix of pearls/gems. Sand (or sugar), faux pearls, a 3 candle. An easy DIY wedding centerpiece idea.
Tall clear vase filled with water and pretty flowers and floating candle. Super easy inexpensive wedding reception centerpieces or change it up for your home for a holiday party.a red candle and holly branches for Christmas.