One of my favorite Christmas traditions with my in-laws is the Box of Treasures during Christmas. My grandma-in-law (Ababa, which originated from my husband's way of saying, "abuela" when he was a baby) gives all her daughters and granddaughters-in-law boxes filled with gorgeous antiques that she finds in her travels. One of those items was a beautiful candy dish on a silver stand. Add a few clear marbles and tea candles and víola, perfect little centerpiece.
The beauty is that you can find these antiques anywhere. From secondhand stores to eBay, you can find some really great deals that add that wonderful touch to your dining room table.