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nuLOOM Hand-woven Alexa Flokati Wool Shag Rug (8' x 10')

Overall Rating Rating 3.3  |  24 reviews  |  Write a review
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Item #: 12537440
    Add a touch of modern design with this New Zealand wool shag rug available in multiple color options. This casual-style, 10-foot rectangular rug boasts a plush pile height. Its contemporary style will do wonderfully with casual decor....more

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    The standard Flokati rug is made in Greece using 100-percent New Zealand wool. The Alexa Standard rug offers a more affordable and less plush area rug as compared to the Ultra Premium Flokati. Wiggle your toes in the thick 2.25-inch plush pile, and enjoy the sense of luxury this fun, fashionable shag rug brings to your home. Available in two neutral colors, this rug is large enough to cover up plenty of floor space and serve as a focal point for your room.

    • Hand washable in cold water
    • Hang to dry
    • Primary materials: Wool
    • Pile height: 2.25 inches
    • Color Options: Natural, Natural Grey, Brown, Black & White
    • Pattern: Shag

    Tip: We recommend the use of a non-skid pad to keep the rug in place on smooth surfaces.

    All rug sizes are approximate. Due to the difference of monitor colors, some rug colors may vary slightly. We try to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo.
8 ft. x 10 ft.
100% New Zealand Wool Pile
Model No:
Brand: Nuloom


  • Color
    Black, Brown, Grey, Off-White
  • Style
    Casual, Shag
  • Material
    New Zealand Wool, Wool
  • Pattern
  • Weave Type
    Flokati, Hand-Woven
  • Shape
  • Rug Type
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  • 5 Stars 9
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  • 3 Stars 1
  • 2 Stars 5
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  • Not what I expected

    When rug arrived in a plastic bag I knew It was not for us. I had expected a more constructed rug that would arrive in a roll and have a lasting shape not a lightweight throw rug type that could be folded up. Overstock was very nice and handled the return promptly. For my needs I needed more information, in the description, about the construction of the backing and needed a more substantial rug. I hesitated to give it a poor rating as I am sure if someone was looking for that particular type of rug this would have fit their needs...for our requirements it was poor. I guess I was not educated on exactly what "Flokati" was.

    • How did the color on site compare with the actual product? good
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. No construction or substance
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Not enough information
  • Folkati

    This rug is paper thin..not at all like the picture, it has no backing, it is 8x9, very over priced. Very, very disappointed.

  • Excellent value, beautiful rug!

    5-stars *at this price point*. Of course there are thicker flokatis but you'll pay for those. As others have noted, the natural color is a yellow-white, not a white-white or a brown-white. It's just the color of flokati wool. I have it in a room with warm oak flooring, espresso color furniture, and other dark accents like browns and blacks. It sets off the room beautifully, and with darker colors around it it appears just creamy white. If you know flokati you know it's not a carpet. This is a woven throw so absolutely, without a doubt, buy the Supreme Dual Felted rug pad for it. The one with the natural rubber on one side and the synthetic on the other (rubber side down for wood floors). Combined with the pad, the rug feels very luxurious under bare feet. As for vacuuming/cleaning: Yup, it sheds. And taking an 8x10 rug outside to shake it out isn't an option. I do vacuum it but *stay away from the edges* or you'll eat the rug. Just be smart and careful about it. The shedding fibers fill a vacuum up fast so just take note. However I have noticed over time that the shedding is rapidly decreasing. I don't notice those poofs of fiber around the room any more. And frankly if you have pets in the house it's just not a big thing :o All in all, this rug is a beauty, an incredible value for the price, and is a centerpiece that brightens up a blah room.

    • How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The actual color is yellower than the site
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good - apropos of the price
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
  • Hand-woven Alexa Standard Flokati Wool Shag Rug

    I ordered the Flokati Wool Shag rug for my husband's study/den. It promptly arrived! When we opened the rug it was a beautiful off-white truly shag-type rug. I didn't expect it to be so thin in texture. It is not a thick, luxurious rug. But if you're looking for something that's stylish, that's chic and is impressive to look at, the Flokati is your rug.

  • Flokati Rug in Ivory

    The the wool rug. This rug was purchased after we replaced our flooring with a dark acacia wood floor. Needed the ivory shag to brighten and lighten the floor. We have brown leather sofas and the contrast is stunning. We were worried about "shag" as we just ripped up our shag rug to change to wood. But this is like no other. It's more like a fluffy cloud. We purchased a good quality pad to go under the rug. Loved the rug online, love it in our home. Empty nesters with occasional grandchildren visits, the kids love the rug. I found the inexpensive Hoover Nano vacuum works well with the rug. Just change the vacuum to suction with no beater bar and it does a splendid job. We really love it and are pleased with our purchase.

    • How did the color on site compare with the actual product? It was fluffier than I imagined.
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. The rug feels great on bare feet and after a week is not shedding much wool anymore.
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate enough.
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  • Dissapointed

    While the rug in the picture appears lush and tight, the one I recieved is skimpy and sheds large clumps, I'm not sure it will last the way it is shedding. I put it over a pad on a wood floor and there is no cushining at all. Will think twice about ording on line again.


    grams20 from Northern New Jersey, Sep 16, 2014

  • Wool Rug

    I really like the rug. What I would change is thickness of pile - it is a little sparse. And I question how to clean and vacuum it since the pile is so long I'm afraid it would get tangled up in traditional devices. Otherwise it is a nice accent to our family room.


    robuptown from Ohio, Jun 17, 2014

  • It looks pretty nappy

    In person this looks like a dead animal. I really wanted it to look like the website photos. I can't really "comb" it because it sheds really really bad. I find fuzz balls from it everywhere. I feel like I wasted money on this.


    scubaswan from TX, Apr 25, 2014

  • Dissapointing

    This arrived in a small package and I instantly knew it was not going to be what I expected. Its paper thin and looks like old matted wool. I will be returning this and purchasing one elsewhere.


    karinaanne from MI, Dec 6, 2013

  • Ya Baby

    I have nothing to compare this to in terms of quality. All i can say, the price seemed fair, it looks great but does shed a bit. I'm not sure if shedding is a common symptom of this type of rug?


    anderkins from Palm Springs CA, Oct 23, 2013

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Why did you choose this product? Overstock on Mar 19, 2015
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i like it  on Mar 19, 2015

How stiff is the rug? Will it stay put like an oriental rug does, or is it more like a big bath mat that scrunches up when you apply pressure? Does it need a certain type of rug pad? Greenshopper on Feb 15, 2015
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Hello Greenshopper, it has a plush pile height, we recommend the use of a non-skid pad to keep the rug in place on smooth surfaces. Thanks for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 26, 2015

How many grams of wool per square meter do these tugs have? badonkadonk on Jul 8, 2014
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Hello badonkadonk, this rug has 1400 grams per square meter of wool. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 14, 2014

is this product treated with anything? moth treatments, pesticides, etc? healthygreenmom on Nov 24, 2013
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Hello healthygreenmom, we appreciate your inquiry. This rug has not been treated with any chemicals. We hope this information has been helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 27, 2013

Can you tell me what the backing on this rug is made of, please? living94 on Aug 11, 2013
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Hello living94! This rug is beautiful! This rug has a wool backing. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 16, 2013

When is the Natural Grey color going to be available? aggie0527 on May 23, 2013
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Hello aggie0527, unfortunately, we do not know when the natural grey rug will be available. We restock an item when and if it becomes available. Thank you for shopping with us and please keep checking. overstockcustomercare1 on May 23, 2013

What is the grade of this flokati (eg. 2000 grams, etc.) anisa4peace on May 22, 2013
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Hello anisa4peace, The grade of this flokati rug is 1400 grams. Thank you for your question. overstockcustomercare1 on May 28, 2013

What is the weight of this rug?? 80808 on Oct 24, 2012
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This rug weighs about 25 pounds. overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 24, 2012

How would you clean this rug? reygirlah on Jun 16, 2012
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We recommend washing the rug by hand in cold water and then hanging it to dry. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2012

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