This rug, which is more than a rug, is a hit with my visitors. I have it in front of my fireplace where no one is allowed to walk on it. It goes well with my decor and the 'sunburst' are vivid with a little shimmer. My only complaint which I anticipated, being that it is new zealand wool, it sheds. But this does not pose a problem for me because no one including myself is allowed to touch it.