There are many
styles of molding, from Bead and Reel molding—carved
round and oblong beads in a alternating pattern, Beveled
molding—a carved narrow length that attaches at a slight
angle, to Scotia and Torus Molding—convex, shaped like
a semi-circle and astragal molding but larger and wider.
dentil moldings are a popular design and one that has been
around for many years. The pattern is of triangular white
teeth grooves that go the length of the molding, and makes
a great accent along the ceiling, either in white or stainable.
Another is fancy embellishments along the top, in a pattern,
with the white “key” in the middle and a floral
pattern on the bottom face of the molding.
Another type would be the Crown Egg and Dart, which is a softer,
classier molding. Smaller white grooves are in the middle,
with smaller, circular embellishments on the bottom. The molding
is also smaller and more feminine like. The Crown Florentine
is the most elaborate molding, with large, fancy decorative
trim on the bottom; the crown smooth is simple, without any