Of all the 2016 wedding trends, we’ve got to hand it to agate and geode decor. Natural or gilded, these brilliant stones are the drop-dead gorgeous details your spring or summer wedding needs. Not to mention that their vibrant hues and naturally unique patterns are the perfect blend of modern + boho chic. Whether you’re biting into an agate-inspired wedding cake or walking past garlands of geode slices, this rockin’ trend is the perfect way to add a little *dazzle* to your wedding decor. Scroll on and get inspired by 18 ways to bring the stunning agate and geode trend to your wedding.
1. SoulMakes Agate Geode Candle Holder ($48): Whether used as tabletop centerpieces or decorative planters to line the ceremony aisle, these gorgeous geode planters are the bohemian bride’s dream decor accents. Stick to raw stones for an authentic feel, or go gilded for a more elegant vibe. (via Soul Makes)
2. DIY Mineral Photo Display: Display photos of you and your beau on the welcome table or as place cards. These minimalist geode photo holders are super simple to whip up and make for meaningful favors for wedding guests. (via A Beautiful Mess)
3. Hanging Agate Garlands: Slates of shimmering agate make the perfect garland accessories for a boho chic wedding. Their vibrant colors are sure to turn heads, while their lovely ringed patterns bring a natural beauty to your wedding decor. (Photo via Braedon Flynn Photography / Green Wedding Shoes)
4. Brit + Co Agate Slice Coasters Kit ($39): Elevate your table setting with this beautiful set of agate coasters. They aren’t just trendy — their gold-rimmed detail adds a little glitzy glam to any drink you decide to serve your guests.
5. Geode Napkin Ring: Offset your refined table setting details with something a little more natural chic, like this geode napkin ring. This particular pairing of a turquoise geode with pastel pink napkin plays up Pantone’s colors of the year, for a table your guests will love. (Photo via Julin Athalia Lee for The W Portraiture / Inside Weddings)
6. Geode and Raw Engagement Ring: This stunning geode and raw engagement ring pairing was actually used for a beach-y styled wedding shoot, which goes to show that the geode + agate combo can work even for a sun and sand theme. It’s the touch of ethereal romance that any wedding needs, regardless of theme. (Photo via Blush Wedding Photography / Ruffled)
7. Agate Cake Topper: Not sure what to do with your wedding cake? If you’re not one for elaborate designs, try a refined but simple look by garnishing a plain white cake with geodes here and there. (Photo via Taylor Lord Photography / Wed Pics)
8. DIY Agate Cheesecake: Consider this decorating technique if you’d rather opt for an edible agate wedding cake, using food coloring and vodka. Its lovely pattern of rings is reminiscent of those of the agate, and, best of all, you can get the look in 10 minutes or less. (via Alana Jones-Mann)
9. Geode Cake: Bring the gorgeous marbled effect to a tiered cake for the ultimate geode wedding cake. For cakes that have a busy palette, like this one’s blend of purple, pink and orange, they pair best with neutral toppers that won’t conflict with multicolored hues.
10. Agate Plate Setting: Offset vivid pieces, like this agate place card for the happy couple, with a more subdued plate setting. This set of clear plates and gold utensils perfectly complements the look to keep the bright hues from being too intense. (Photo via Katie Mcgihon / Wedding Chicks)
11. Geode-Inspired Menu: Bring agate and geode to your plate setting with pieces like an agate place card or a gem-shaped menu. They add texture to your decor if you’re working with a limited color palette, such as this black-and-gold-themed plate setting. The geometric plates keep the all-black look far from drab. (Photo via Erin Heart Court / 100 Layer Cake)
12. Minted Simple Agate Wedding Invitations ($260, set of 100): *Wow* your guests with these undeniably beautiful agate-inspired save the dates. Their gold foil-pressed detailing and watercolor palette combines elements of romance and glamour for a one-of-a-kind invite.
13. Ceremony Backdrop: Set the stage for your vows with a unique backdrop, such as this five-foot geode replica. When combined with eclectic brass and gold accents and surrounded by lush garlands, it’s a dream altar setting. (Photo via Lauren Scotti / Green Wedding Shoes)
14. Geode Place Cards: Dazzle and delight guests with personalized place card holders that double as wedding favors. Combine two trends like this wedding did by going geometric with your place card shapes and geode with your card holders. (Photo via Amalie Orange Photography / 100 Layer Cake)
15. Rock Candy: You can’t have decorations inspired by rocks without some tasty bites inspired by those very same stones. Go classic with some rock candy. Stick to highly pigmented ones for a bold look that’s far from kiddie. (Photo via T&S Hughes Photography / Style Me Pretty)
16. Rock Cookies: Who knew rocks could taste so good? Your guests are in for a pleasant surprise with these yummy cookies inspired by geode and agate stones. (Photo via Let’s Frolic Together / Green Wedding Shoes)
17. Geode Table Runner: A geode table runner is the perfect alternative to a geode-inspired plate setting. If you’re going for a runner with warmer tones, opt for brass or gold utensils, and use silverware for a cooler palette. (Photo via Elvira Kalviste Photography / The Big Fake Wedding)
18. Agate Chandelier: Impress guests with a suspended agate ceiling display. The gorgeous geodes will glint and gleam whenever they catch the light for an alternative take on the traditional chandelier. (Photo via Paige Jones Photography / 100 Layer Cake)
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