This is an excellent rug for the price. It is par with other hand-tufted rugs sold at good rug stores (for 5 times the price!!) The colors are different from what I see onscreen. The beige is more of a taupe (very pretty) and the blues are richer and more present. It looks better in person than on my screen. Go for it if you need a taupe and blue rug (the blue is a nice light colonial blue).
I read previous reviews and still was shocked on how much different the colors are from those on the screen. The colors do 'grow on you' and since I have off white walls I didn't have to worry about anything clashing. The body color is a dark beige to a mid. brown (depending on how much light) and the colors are more muted then photos. BUT, the quality of the rugs is excellent. I decided that for the price and quality, I'd keep the 3 rugs I purchased in this style (5 By 8 and two 2 by 12 runners) Now I've purchased the matching pieces to go down the hallway. If you need gold tones this is NOT the rug for you.
I read reviews before buying, this is a great rug, but should not be in the beige/ivory section as it is most definitely brown. I read one review that suggested the color Taupe, I feel it's more Cocoa, cause it's in no way a neutral tone. It's a great rug, but not what I was looking for so I'm returning. But trying my luck on another.
This is a beautiful rug. The colors are soft and true to the description. I had planned to use this in a powder room but it is very plush and our door could not close. A good quality for the price, but not where I wanted to use it. It is small enough to find another use for though so I will not be returning it. Lovely!