Ceiling Medallions as Classic Architectural Accents
Ceiling medallions are classic ceiling accents and were used extensively by decorators,
designers and architects from the early eighteen century to the beginning of the twentieth
century. With their rich detailing and ornate, deep relief patterns, ceiling medallions were
especially favored by the Victorians. They added ceiling medallions to the most principal
rooms of the house.
Traditionally the size and details of the ceiling medallion reflected the importance of the room as
well as status of a household. Ceiling medallions, like
ceiling domes, are often featured above
highlighting lighting fixtures in a highly complementary arrangement. Early ceiling medallions
were manufactured from plaster and were quite heavy and hard to installed.
From the beginning the purpose of the ceiling medallions was purely decorative. Ceiling medallions were
used as an independent decorative ceiling elements. In our times ceiling
medallions are also used with lighting fixtures. For this reason center of the
ceiling medallion gets cut out for electrical wiring and support mechanism.
Also, even though it is a "ceiling" medallion some designers very successfully
incorporating them into the wall decor. Click on following links to view most
popular medallions for wall installation - star medallion,
Pasadena ceiling medallion,
Chandler oval medallion.
All of our ceiling medallions come primed white ready to accept paint. Even if you like to keep your ceiling
medallion in pure white color you have to paint it. There is a common opinion
exist that ceiling medallions as well as other decorative architectural elements
in the room have to be painted white. This point of view is not always correct.
You should coordinate colors of the ceiling medallions and other decorative
architectural embellishments with the overall color-theme of the room.
Our ceiling medallions as well as ceiling domes are replicated from historical designs in a modern light weight
material that resembles look of plaster by illuminates hassle of complicated installation process.
Our architectural products collection has a vide range of sizes and styles of quality ceiling medallions.
Installation of our ceiling medallions couldn't be simpler: mark the desired location on the ceiling:
run a bead of adhesive over the ceiling medallion's back side; than tack ceiling medallion into place with a
If you like to use ceiling medallion with lighting fixture, cut a center hole, using a handsaw or
jigsaw, before installing the medallion. Non of our medallions come with predrilled holes.
- all ceiling medallions molded with deep relief design to achieve the highest degree of quality and details
- all ceiling medallions come factory-primed and they are virtually maintenance free
- our ceiling medallions are suitable for painting, glazing or faux finish
- you can use our ceiling medallions with lighting fixtures or as a decorative ceiling or wall element
- ceiling medallions are manufactured from high-density furniture grade polyurethane
- our polyurethane ceiling medallions are water and heat resistant, impervious to insect infestation and odor free
- ceiling medallions give you the look and fill of plaster while they are much easier to install than plaster
or gypsum due to the weight, dimensional stability, precise tolerances and flexibility
Ceiling Medallions Collection.
Our collection of ceiling medallions abundance with a wide variety of styles. The assortment of our ceiling medallions is very broad - from historically correct reproductions of palace decor to minimal simple designs. Some of the ceiling medallions are reproductions of classical historical examples.
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