I love the plushness of this rug and can feel the quality when I walk barefoot on it. The colors are wonderful, but just as previous reviewers mentioned, not beige or gold at all. Its darker than I imagined and wanted in my den that has medium brown oak floors, but will work since I haven't bought furniture yet (probalby won't buy brown leather sofa b/c it would make the room far too brown and too dark). The main color is a tobacco or cognac brown, the blue is a bit brighter slate than I expected also, but its beauriful. I wish I could post a photo of it in my room against the oak floor for others to see ....but I bought the last of this rug in this size so perhaps it doesn't matter. The shipping package was great - strong and moisture proof. Overstock.com does a great job delivering quality products at low prices. This rug is very similar to one I wanted at ***** retail rug store that sold for $3200.