Decorative Metal Cornices Put the Crowning Touch on Your New Ceiling

Written by Milan Jara on 23rd Aug 2013

If you have installed tin, aluminum, or copper decorative ceiling tiles, a decorative metal cornice is the way to go to give your new ceiling that perfect finishing touch.

What Is a Cornice?

We’re glad you asked! A cornice is a long band of trim that is used to create a three-dimensional decorative border around a ceiling or as a chair-rail or baseboard.

Nail-up Metal Cornice

What’s the Difference Between Crown Molding and a Cornice?

Last week, we wrote about our beautiful crown moldings, so you might be wondering what the difference is between a crown molding and a cornice. While these two terms are often used interchangeably, we at Decorative Ceiling Tiles use them to differentiate between materials. We call these design elements crown molding when they are made of styrofoam, but we refer to them as cornices when they are made of one of three metals: tin, aluminum, and copper. That’s why we call them “decorative metal cornices.”

Celtic Cornice

A Finishing Touch to Match Any Metal Décor

If you have recently redecorated your ceiling with metal decorative ceiling tiles or panels, you know what a huge improvement it has made in the appearance of your room. With our real-metal cornices, you can step up that improvement even further.

Cornices add a depth and dimension unlike any other design element. You can also use cornices as chair rails and baseboards, drawing the eye throughout the room and giving it a sense of unity and completeness.

A Cornice for Any Décor…and Any Budget!

We offer cornices to match or contrast with any style of decors, from the historic and intricate EM0404 Victorian to the modern and sophisticated Art Deco-style EM0901 Diamond Border and even the whimsical EC0702 Black-Eyed Susans.

And best of all, we have a cornice that will fit any budget, from affordable aluminum to luxurious solid copper.

If you’re looking for that crowning glory for you beautiful new metal ceiling, our real-metal cornices will top your room off in dramatic style!

If you have a ceiling tile project or comment you’d like to share, just email us and you might just see your name in print!

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