11 Unique Ways Agate Can Rock Your Wedding

Thursday, October 25, 2018

So we are going to science nerd out for a second before we introduce our latest roundup of unique wedding ideas. We know geodes are ever so popular right now, but we wanted to share another type of rock to make your special day equally awesome. Because did you know that agates and geodes are actually two different kinds of rocks? Yep, they are! Geodes have a hollow cavity with rocky crystal clusters while agate stones have smooth bands of marble-looking layers. Geodes can have some agate patterns inside of them, but overall, agates aren't geodes. We have seen this term be interchangeable when it comes to these neat details in wedding publications, so we wanted to set the record straight and inspire you on the path of rocky gorgeousness with a dash of geology know-how.

With all sorts of colors, shapes, and sizes to choose from, we are obsessed with the versatility that agates have for any modern or boho wedding day. From smooth slices for escort cards to hanging agates for backdrops, the romance of geological wonder is alive and well! Curated from fellow wedding editor friends, we hope you'll rock out your celebration with a few of these unique ideas that are definitely not from the Stone Age.

Emerald green agate stone hanging chandelier for unique wedding centerpiece

Suspended Agate Chandelier

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Photography: Paige Jones | Event Design: LB Event Planning and Design | Florals: Art with Nature Design


Neutral colored agate stone inspired wedding invitation suite

Neutral-Colored Agate Inspired Invitation Suite

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Photography & Stationery: Branco Prata Studios


Colorful and tropical wedding bouquet with magenta pink agate stone wrap

Agate Bouquet Wrap

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Photography: Dayley Photography | Coordination & Design: Adore Wedding Design | Florals: Flower Child San Diego | Dress: Magnolia Bridal Boutique


Modern colorful agate wedding seating chart with gold details

Agate Seating Chart

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Photography: Taryn Kent | Event Design, Styling, & Coordination: Amorology Weddings


Gray and brown agate inspired wedding table runner

Gray Agate Inspired Table Runner

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Photography: Elvira Kalviste Photography | Florals & Event Design: Sparkle Motion Decor


Hanging agate slice wedding ceremony backdrop with greenery

Hanging Agate Ceremony Backdrop

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Photography: Cassie Loree Photography | Event Planning: Blooming House Creative | Florals: The Stalk Market | Beauty: Kristy Rankin Hair & Makeup


Modern geometric wedding cake inspired by blue agate stone

Blue Agate Geometric Wedding Cake

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Photography: Christy Swanberg Photography | Design & Styling: Kismet & Clover | Florals: Antheia Floral Boutique | Cake: Bake My Day


Brown agate stone for a unique modern boho wedding table number

Natural Agate Table Number

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Photography: Fresh Look Photography | Event Design: Tidewater and Tulle | Florals: Eclectic Design Florist | Specialty Rentals: Mad Hatter Vintage Rentals


Colorful agate slice hanging garland for romantic boho wedding

Colorful Agate Garland

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Photography: Braedon Photography | Event Design: Sitting in a Tree Events | Planning: Love & Splendor


Giant faux purple pink agate slice for wedding ceremony backdrop

Epic Giant Faux Agate Backdrop

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Photography: Lauren Scotti | Event Design & Planning: Kelsey Events | Florals: Missy Fine Inc.


Cool sugar cookies that look like agate slices for mysterious boho wedding dessert

Agate Sugar Cookies

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Photography: Let's Frolic Together | Event Design: Urban Shindigs | Desserts: Hey There Cupcake


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