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.
Love means that you accept a person with all their failures, stupidities, ugly points, and nonetheless, you see perfection in imperfection itself. – Slavoj Zizek 13 Philosophical Poster Quotes by Great Thinkers on Life and Education