Rug is beautiful. Colors fabulous. HOWEVER, even after 4 mos, still shedding and piling. Overstock says to be expected. This is not something that is resolved with simple vacuuming. I have been using a pet brush to "groom" the rug (best if done daily) then follow up with my dyson handheld vacuum. Such a shame... ordering a non wool rug replacement. First time disappointed with purchase from OS. Will not let jade me DONE with this rug.