Medallion style ceiling add a touch of class and elegance to any home. A style ceiling medallion is a circular, oval or square decorative panel, often made of polyurethane that can be affixed to the ceiling over the outlet of a lighting fixture or ceiling fan. The fixture then appears to hang from the center of the medallion. Decorating with medallion style ceiling has been traced back to early Middle Eastern times, though details of their use are sketchy. Today’s medallions are more flexible in their usage. There are endless possibilities to design, colors, textures and materials. Medallions can be made of wood, plaster, polyurethane and other material. They are also available as a custom made marble. However, these are extremely expensive and should only be installed by a qualified installer, due in part to their weight.