This was one of three rugs purchased in my order. My 15 year old daughter chose this one for her room and we put it down last evening. Her room has taken on a whole new personality. Excellent quality and feels great to walk on. The pile is good and the only complaint, if I was forced to make one, would be that the pile is not as thick as the Handmade Heritage rugs I have ordered. For a bedroom, we wanted a nice thick, dig your feet in feel when you first step out of bed for those cold winter days, so the hardwood floors don't feel so shocking. My daughter's room is a combination of navy and cream and this contrasting blue is fabulous. The colors are beautiful and crisp. You do not have to worry if you are making a good buy. As a person that knows good quality rugs, I assure you this is a great choice for the money spent. You will need to vacuum it a few times for the shedding to dissipate, but it IS a new rug and to be expected. We are thrilled.