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How to Select a Ceiling Medallion

Ceiling Medallion Selection Guide

Medallions come in a just about any size and in a multitude of design styles - everything from Simple Circular Rings and Vintage Classic Colonial styles to ornate Victorian and English period designs. Popular styles include everything from the simplest rings to ornate medallions with acanthus leaves and other motifs.

To help you correctly size your medallion, here are some commonly agreed upon rules of thumb:

Room Size

Medallion Size

Up to 140 square feet  up to 20" Diameter
 141 to 210 square feet   20" to 30" Diameter
 211 to 280 square feet 30" to 40" Diameter
281 or more square feet  40" or larger













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