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Custom Sized Ceiling Medallions and Historic Restorations

  Imperial Productions ® 

  Custom Medallions

 Sizes, Services, Materials & Design





 Imperial offers Historic Duplications of ceiling medallions

 Send us broken medallion parts and we can recreate the original

 medallion like new. We can produce unique designed medallions

 from photos and submitted drawings. Ceiling Medallions can be

 created in ArchPolymerTM, Carved Hardwood & GRG-Neo-PlasterTM

 They can be made flexible from  ResinMold ® for vaulted ceilings

 and domes



 Fast Track:  Services
        Factory paint service   Custom Procedures



 Fast Track: Materials
        Custom Textures for ArchPolymer  







 Service Options



 Split Services    

 For some situations it is nearly impossible to take down a chandelier

 so Imperial offers a detailed splitting service


 We pay attention to the pattern to find the best place to cut the medallion

 We do not use a table saw that randomly cuts the medallion in half

 By using a thin manual saw we take the time necessary to cut the

 medallion so it seamlessly goes back together in spite of loosing the

 thickness of the blade.  Here are a few pics of the process.




 Here are a few pics of the Process

  Assess where to cut the pattern
   draw a pencil line on the pattern
   thin blade saw and manual cutting
  exact cutting of the medallion in half
   the thin cut allows for easy assembly




 Cutting Holes - Standard & Custom Sizes




 automatic hole cutter on a drill


 Most receptacle boxes are 3-3/4 inches

 If a medallion does not have a 3-3/4 inch hole we

 can drill a new one for you. 

 This is done with a hole cutter and a drill

 Just as a reminder the canopy does not go through the hole



 Precision hole cutting


 We do offer hole cutting for non standard sizes

 to accommodate special needs.


 This is done by hand for exacting precision


 Prices vary per size






 Fire Rating Services 


  All of our medallions can be created as Class A for

   commercial applications


   Use of upgraded materials


   a) ArchPolymerTM fire rating added to the mix or Fire Rated Primer

       can be applied 3 coats 72 hours between coats - for commerical

       certified coating specialist is required


   b) Flexible ResinMold® is class A Fire Rated


   c) GRG-NeoPlasterTM is class A





 Real Metal Coating 


  All of our medallions can be metal coated in real metal

   Select from bronzes, silvers, golds, coppers for

   a special look.   


   Suited well for the discerning client

   or commercial endeavor








 DIY Paints & Painting Services  

 <= DIY Paints Catalog


  We stock a vast selection of

   DIY Specialty Paints

  * Renaissance colors

  * High gloss Bulletin

  * Fluorescent Colors

  * Metal Foil Paints

     Golds / Silvers / Bronzes / Coppers



 <= Factory Paint Service

  Medallions can be ordered

  Factory Painted or in for wood stained


  Select from our many historical colors

  of paints or specify your paint brand

  number and finish






Custom Design Services



Design Process 

 CAD or Concept Drawings to New Creation is Required


Imperial Productions is a Design House offering custom designs and historic reproductions of architectural creations for the exclusive home or commercial offices and hospitality buildings.

 You Supply a CAD Drawing

 We will provide a custom quote as per your CAD drawing & details

 Include Elevations / Plan Views / Section Highlights

 A full quote will be provided.  If you have Photos, Renderings or broken

 parts they are helpful for design clarity


 Photo or Rendering Supplied Only

 From a photo we can provide an approximate budget price

 This price does not constitute a firm quote

 For a firm quote we require a CAD drawing and details

 If you do not have CAD drawing Imperial can be commissioned for

 design services that include Elevations / Plan Views / Section Highlights


 The cost of the CAD drawings will be quoted and can be applied to the

 production the commission





Unique Designs 

 From this......




 To this

 Custom designed ceiling medallions for flat or vaulted ceilings







 Historic Reproductions

 From this Broken Plaster Medallion......



   ... To this Fire Rated ArchPolymer Repro








 Size Variances 

 An Existing Model Made Bigger or Smaller

 Pricing is based on Mold charges plus the number of  medallions. The mold

 charge gets disbursed amongst the number medallions ordered.


 From this......




 To this

 Custom designed ceiling medallions for flat or vaulted ceilings




 how to size a medallion

  Keeping within the  "golden rule of design" or Phi, they should be approximately 2/3rds larger

 than the widest part of the medallion.  Imperial is renowned for their large size & unique medallions.

 With all that being said it is what pleases you thus no rules rule !



  Any of our medallions can be made to a specific size.   This process is expensive but can be done

  for the discerning client or  larger scale commercial requests



 Design Idea:  How to Enlarge an Existing Medallion



          exclusive design from MartinRichardsDesign


  We all know that taking down the chandelier is difficult, so why not  just add an expansion ring to

 enlarge the existing Medallion without taking the fixture down.  Expansion rings offer a plain or

 decorative hollow circle that once installed will make any medallion appear larger and comply

 with the design principles of the "golden rule of design" (ie Phi)


 Apply the ring with the approved adhesive and use the spackling compound to fill any cracks. 

 Paint the flat drywall portion between the ring and your existing medallion either the same color

 or a different color.  You can even add rosettes in the gap area.  


 Examine our Rings @


 Above Example:  This Egg & Dart Ring Enhances the Existing Medallion

                   See the Ring IPRG1002 


  learn about approved adhesive for architectural products  learn about a great filler for architectural products











 Flexible Medallions

 ResinMold® For Vaults and Domes

 Any of our models or unique designs can be made Flexible




 Imagine a curved or vaulted ceiling or ceiling dome that is enhanced with a one of a kind ceiling

  medallion or our stock models for  your chandelier. 

  Made from Class A Fire Rated Flexible ResinMold®

  Any of our medallions can be made flexible

  Due to the weight, only medallion up to 36"

  Examine our extensive standard line of medallions @





  click for ResinMold® Material Properties





 Hand Carved Hardwood


 Any of our models are available

 hand carved Hardwoods in


 Red Oak, Maple, White Oak, Cherry

 Alder, Walnut

 Imagine a Walnut Library - It would be inappropriate for a non wood ceiling medallion.

  Select your model and we can quote it for you hand carved


  Examine our extensive standard line of medallions @








   YouTube movie on GRG NeoPlaster

 Any of our models are available in



 It is a Light Weight Alpha Gypsum strong

 enforced plaster material that meets Class A

 or ASTM-E84 fire codes.

 It is 2-3lbs per sq foot for interior

 architectural elements.

 Simply tape and mud the medallion to a ceiling or wall. They are supplied hollow but can be

 special ordered with solid backs

  Select your model and we can quote it for you


  Examine our extensive standard line of medallions @


  click for GRG-NeoPlaster Material Properties








 ArchPolymerTM is a synthetic wood that

 is rot water and insect resistant. 

 It cuts like wood but is lite weight to install

 Imperial's medallions are not a plastic,

 rather a detailed high density polyurethane. 

  ArchPolymerTM is available with Class A Fire Rating put into the mix

 Request a custom quote for fire rating

  click for ArchPolymerTM Material Properties



ArchPolymerTM Optional Textures







 History of Medallions - Article

  learn about the history of the medallion

 Medallions were invented as ceiling fire barriers for candle and gas lights.

 As both a practical and decorative architectural element they had to be

  larger than the ceiling chandelier to provide protection. 







 Custom Procedures



 Quotes - send us forms and photos



 A Quote will be provided prior to accepting an order


 Provide us with your Ship to & Bill to Address

 All orders are paid in full prior to production










 Acceptance of the Quote




  For Custom Orders Full payment is required prior to production

  1)  Money Orders

  2)  Checks to our Chicago or Toronto Banks

  3)  Wire Transfers to our Chicago or Toronto Banks


  We do not accept Cash or Credit Cards on Custom Orders



 our Terms


  click for=>    Imperial Sales Policy


  All custom orders cannot be cancelled for any reason




  Once Accepted, Timing starts from the time you sign

  the shop drawings not the Quote Date




  Once you accept the quote and sign off on the shop drawings,

  the custom product(s) will be made to the closest measurements that

  manufacturing allows (providing for manufacturing tolerances)


  Shop drawings are made as a courtesy for detail confirmations. They must

  be signed back within 10 days or production begins without them. 

  Any major changes noted on the shop drawings will be considered as

  extras and will be quoted accordingly as a schedule B which must be paid

  prior to production. 


  The application of the product to the job site is the responsibility of the

  architect, designer, structural engineer, or contractor.

  No affixing hardware is supplied.


  Any custom products are made all sales final and cannot be exchanged

  or returned






 For Standard Medallions

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  * Measurements are approximate only, Final Product may vary from this website

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