All natural 100% Jute, handwoven by Artisan rug maker. Jute is naturally durable yet soft. Although usually neutral in color, it can be dyed giving rug owners numerous options. Like any rug, rug pads are recommended as it will prolong the longevity of your jute rug and protect hardwood floor. Do not pull loose fiber, clip and remove the loose ends with scissors. Variations are part of the natural beauty of natural fiber.